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New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age

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Publisher Comments:

Choose, use, and understand great vintage type with this authoritative guide. Retro is the new modern. And nowhere is that fact more evident than in typography, which today uses vintage type in ads, book and magazine design, movies, and everywhere words convey meaning. Viewers may not even realize that the type itself conveys mood, information, and a sense of style, but graphic designers know the power of vintage type. Now the worlds foremost historian of graphic design presents New Vintage Type, a remarkable rethinking and rediscovery of old and classic typefaces for todays modern needs. Hundreds of amazing, astounding, and obscure examples from around the world are gathered here, organized into five historically and stylistically grouped sections: the Victorian Age, the Woodtype Era, Art Deco Style, Modern Movement, and the Eccentric Movement. With hundreds of lively and one-of-a-kind examples, plus informed, intriguing tex, New Vintage Type is the graphic designer's guide to choosing and using vintage type for maximum impact.

About the Author

Steven Heller, art director of the New York Times Book Review and

co-chair

of the MFA program at the School of

Visual Arts in New York City, is the

author of Handwritten: Expressive

Lettering in

the Digital Age and many other

titles.

He lives in New York City.

Gail Anderson is a senior designer at

SpotCo and the former art director of Rolling Stone. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823099597
Subtitle:
Classic Fonts for the Digital Age
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Author:
Steven Heller and Gail Anderson
Author:
Heller, Steven
Author:
Anderson, Gail
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Computer fonts
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Graphic design (Typography)
Subject:
Popular culture -- History -- 20th century.
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Typography
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20071002
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.88 x 9.88 in

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