Typographic Countdown — 8 Days ’til the New Year

X comes from the Greek chi. The Etruscans are credited with tacking this letter to the back of their alphabet, along with others, it later becoming the Latin alphabet. A similar mark existed in the Phoenician from which T has come.

Olicana Smooth by Nick Cooke deftly wields the pen; its strokes retaining their inkiness and natural shape.

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