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Leviathan: A Typeface Surfaces After 40 Years

Date and Time

Thu, 2018-02-01 - Wed, 2018-05-30


RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection

Opening page of Moby Dick, published by the Arion Press in 1979 showing the initial letter C designed by Kris Holmes and Chuck Bigelow.


Please join RIT Goudy Award-winning type designers, Kris Holmes and Chuck Bigelow, for a lecture about their first commercial typeface, “Leviathan,” designed in 1977-78 for the Arion Press limited edition of Moby Dick, published in 1979. A brush-writing demonstration and sharing of a commemorative keepsake will complete the event. 

Thursday, February 1, 6 p.m. at the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection.
Refreshments to follow. 

The extensive work of Bigelow & Holmes can be found at