Synopses & Reviews
• Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printingreference at a glance
• Newly revised and expanded
• Hundreds of remarkable photographs
From the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of todays digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums. Newly expanded with fifty additional pages of text and eighty-five new illustrations, this second edition reflects the exciting developments in typography since the first edition was published in 2002.
The definitive guide for every designer who works with type and layout. Covers the complete history of typography, with more current information than other books, particularly in regard to digital typography. Also includes glossary of terms, timelines, and more.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-175) and index.
About the Author
is a freelance designer and a Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London. Phil Baines lives in London.
Andrew Haslam runs his own design studio and is the leader of the MA Communication Design course at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London. Andrew Haslam lives in London.