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Publisher Comments:

• Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printingreference at a glance

• Newly revised and expanded

• Hundreds of remarkable photographs

and illustrations

From the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of todays digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums. Newly expanded with fifty additional pages of text and eighty-five new illustrations, this second edition reflects the exciting developments in typography since the first edition was published in 2002.

Synopsis:

• Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printing—reference at a glance

• Newly revised and expanded

• Hundreds of remarkable photographs

and illustrations

From the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of todays digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums. Newly expanded with fifty additional pages of text and eighty-five new illustrations, this second edition reflects the exciting developments in typography since the first edition was published in 2002.

About the Author

Phil Baines is a freelance designer and a Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London. Phil Baines lives in London.

Andrew Haslam runs his own design studio and is the leader of the MA Communication Design course at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London. Andrew Haslam lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823055289
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Subject:
History - General
Author:
Phil Baines and Andrew Haslam
Author:
Baines, Phil
Author:
Haslam, Andrew
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Type and type-founding
Subject:
Graphic design (Typography)
Subject:
General Technology
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Typography
Subject:
General-General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20051001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
210 COLOR AND 160 BandW ILLUS
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.16x8.38x.76 in. 2.19 lbs.

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Product details 240 pages Watson-Guptill Publications - English 9780823055289 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , • Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printing—reference at a glance

• Newly revised and expanded

• Hundreds of remarkable photographs

and illustrations

From the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of todays digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums. Newly expanded with fifty additional pages of text and eighty-five new illustrations, this second edition reflects the exciting developments in typography since the first edition was published in 2002.

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