64 pages, 8.375 x 10.875.
Edition of 35,000.
Printed at American Web, Denver, CO.
Art director and editor: Rudy VanderLans.
Emigre Fonts: Zuzana Licko.
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Jelly Helm, Saving Advertising (essay).
The Readers Respond, (mail).
Emigre type and product catalog, (cover design: John Downer).
Lois Maffeo, Likelihood (short story).
Cynthia Connolly, Ice Machines (photographs).
Swallow Press (Topher Sinkinson and Kristan Kennedy), Lessons in Urban Education (visual essay).
Elliott Earls, (portrait of Chester Himes).