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Mourier

In physics, the shower-curtain effect is the phenomenon in which a shower curtain gets blown inward with a running shower. The problem of the cause of this effect has been featured in Scientific American magazine, with several theories given to explain the phenomenon but no definite conclusion. As a second meaning, the fact that nearby phase front distortions of an optical wave are more severe than remote distortions of the same amplitude is called shower-curtain effect.

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Geometric alphabet created in 1970 by danish graphic designer Eric Mourier. The font is based on a square of 7 x 7 units and made of unclosed lines. The first and only use was on the booklet The Myth about Bird B, a leporello design by Mourier and written by Knud Holten (a poet). First relaease as a real type in 2002, digitalized by Sébastien Hayez with the authorization of the designer (thanks to him).

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ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
0123456789

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