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Typography Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design

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Publisher Comments:

New in paperback, The Typography Workbook provides an at-a-glance reference book for designers on all aspects of type.

The book is part of Rockport's popular Workbook series of practical and inspirational workbooks that cover all the fundamental areas of the graphic design business. This book presents an abundance of information on type - the cornerstone of graphic design - succinctly and to the point, so that designers can get the information they need quickly and easily.

Whereas many other books on type are either very technical or showcase oriented, this book offers ideas and inspiration through hundreds of real-life projects showing successful, well-crafted usage of type. The book also offers a variety of other content, including choosing fonts, sizes, and colors; incorporating text and illustrations; avoiding common mistakes in text usage; and teaching rules by which to live (and work) by.

Synopsis:

Offers ideas and inspiration to graphic designers on successful, well-crafted use of type

About the Author

Timothy Samara was trained as a graphic designer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He currently teaches typography and visual communication at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and is the author of Making and Breaking the Grid.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592533015
Subtitle:
A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design
Author:
Samara, Timothy
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Subject:
Commercial - General
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Typography
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Publication Date:
20061101
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 9 x 1.12 in 1.94 lb

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