Type and the application of graphical techniques to illustrate publications has been a long-standing symbiosis within the history of the book. From a very early onset in printing-history, the so-called 'formschneider' would not only cut elaborate capital-letters in wood for publications, but was also the craftsman that any publisher or printer would hire to cut blocks for illustrations. The symbiosis of typography (the design of letters) and illustration has been evident since the dawn of printing. Let's look at some of the artists who really saw the aesthetics of the letter.