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Publisher Comments:

Exploring the methods for teaching and learning typography, this book features more than 40 essays from top experts and educators in typography today. These essays run the gamut from introducing the themes of type and typography to various complex and rare strategies for learning. Contributors Include: • Allan Haley, Art Chantry, Stefan Sagmeister, Denise Gonzales Crisp, Nick Bell, Ed Fella, David Jury and Katherine McCoy • Part of the Education-of series, which includes The Education of a Graphic Designer (1-880559-99-4) • This book is being copublished with the School of Visual Arts in New York City, one of the top art schools in the US • Advertising to include Communication Arts and Print Magazine

Book News Annotation:

Written by design professionals and educators, this collection of essays, interviews, and course syllabi explores the methods behind teaching and learning typography. The contributions address core concerns relating to typographic fluency, such as the interactions of letter shapes in words, the voice of type, and the impact of new digital technologies. Heller is the art director of the New York Times Book Review.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Exploring the methods for teaching and learning typography, this book features more than 40 essays from top experts and educators in typography today. These essays run the gamut from introducing the themes of type and typography to various complex and rare strategies for learning.

Synopsis:

More than forty essays from top experts and educators explore the methods for teaching and learning typography.

About the Author

Steven Heller is the art director of the New York Times Book Review, the chair of the graduate design program at the School of Visual Arts, and the author of more than 80 books, including The Education of an Illustrator. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781581153484
Editor:
Heller, Steven
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Editor:
Heller, Steven
Author:
Heller, Steven
Location:
New York
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Type and type-founding
Subject:
Graphic design
Subject:
General Technology
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Typography
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 151
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.98 x 6.03 in

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"Synopsis" by , Exploring the methods for teaching and learning typography, this book features more than 40 essays from top experts and educators in typography today. These essays run the gamut from introducing the themes of type and typography to various complex and rare strategies for learning.
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