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Classic Typefaces: American Type & Type Designers

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Graphic designers will enrich their understanding of American type design and type designers with this unique and extensive reference. The fascinating history of type in America is chronicled through the typefaces and biographies of sixty-two of the most influential type designers, including Linn Boyd Benton, Morris Fuller Benton, and Darius Wells, and through the description and history of nine American type foundries. Complete with samples of 334 different typefaces, and 700 black-and-white illustrations, this eye-popping reference reveals the expansive contribution America has made to the world of type design.

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Illuminates the people behind America's typographic legacy.

About the Author

David Consuegra was professor emeritus of graphic design, layout, and typography at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and a member of the International Trademark Center in Belgium. He served as graphic design consultant to such companies as IBM, Uniroyal, and Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota, and his graphic design exhibited around the world. He died in 2004.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781581158946
Author:
Consuegra, David
Publisher:
Allworth Press
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
700 black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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