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Thinking in Type: The Practical Philosophy of Typography

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With this visually stunning primer, designers will develop the skills and vision to produce truly innovative, eye-catching type design. All of the basics about type design are covered and in-depth information is provided on more advanced topics such as the differences between type applications, how typography creates identity, and what readers look for and respond to. Using more than 2,000 images from the 18th century up to the present day, this book can be used as a first exposure primer for students and as a reader for professionals.

Synopsis:

A Primer to help designers develop the skills and vision to produce truly innovative, stunning type design.

About the Author

Alex W. White has taught design at the Hartford Art School of the University of Hartford for 15 years. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781581153842
Author:
White, Alex W.
Publisher:
Allworth Press
Subject:
History
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Type and type-founding
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Typography
Subject:
Graphic design (Typography)
Subject:
Type and type-founding -- History.
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20050131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2,000 2-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 6.1 in 11.2 oz

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