Synopses & Reviews
Don't let the look of this book fool you. Type Idea Index might appear to be a fat little vinyl bound book, but really, it's a fat little vinyl bound tool - an idea-generating, horizon-expanding, knowledge-broadening power-tool that can be used to boost the creative output of designers, illustrators and anyone else who uses type.
The basic principle behind Type Idea Index is simple: ideas breed ideas. If you are looking for new ways of employing type in your works of art and design (or new twists to apply to your current typographic techniques), open Type Idea Index. You'll find yourself face-to-face with 650+ custom-created, idea-sparking examples of typography and type-intensive design. For maximum user-friendliness, these samples are organized according to the theme they express (Energy, Elegance, Order, Rebellion) and the sort of real-world application they relate to (initials, monograms, logos, headlines, paragraphs).
Expand your knowledge of type and to brainstorm for ideas every time you design with letters and words.
Type Idea Index is the sixth installment in the best-selling, globally popular Index series by Jim Krause.
A lively and informative introduction to the art of typography furnishes a creative overview of the creative and practical issues involved in type design, covering such areas as body texts, headlines, and font antatomy, among other key topics. 20,000 first printing.
From Jim Krause, Bestselling Author of the Index Series