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Playing with Type: 50 Graphic Experiments for Exploring Typographic Design Principles (Playing)

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Playing with Type is a hands-on, playful approach to learning type application and principles. This engaging guide begins with an introduction to the philosophy of learning through the process of play. Along with a series of experimental design projects with an emphasis on type, the author provides designers with a “toolkit” of ideas and skills developed through the process of play. The awareness and sensitivity to type styles, forms, and type choices gained through these visual experiments will increase the designer’s confidence in their personal and professional work. This book can be used in the classroom or independently, and readers can go directly to exercises that appeal to them.

About the Author

Lara McCormick completed her MFA in design from the School of Visual Arts, and has a post-graduate degree in typography from Cooper Union. She is currently the Graphic Design Chair at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. She is obsessed with all things type and is constantly looking to push it in new directions. She lives in Manchester, NH. Visit her online at http://www.laramc.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592538171
Author:
Mccormick, Lara
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Author:
McCormick, Lara
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Type application
Subject:
Design Principles
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Playing
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
300 color photos
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 9 in

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