An A-Z of Type Designers

An A-Z of Type Designers

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Review: qThis illustrated A-Z features outstanding type designers from around the world, from Gutenberg to the present day. Arranged alphabetically by designer's name, the book contains over 260 biographical profiles. Entries are illustrated by key typefaces taken from a wide range of sources, including type specimens, original posters, private press editions and magazine covers, and also give a list of work and, where applicable, further reading references and a website address. An essential reference for typographers, graphic designers and students, the book also features a full index and eight short texts by leading typographers - Jonathan Barnbrook, Erik van Blokland, Clive Bruton, John Downer, John Hudson, Jean Francois Porchez, Erik Spiekermann and Jeremy Tankard - that cover a variety of different aspects of type design, including typeface revivals, font piracy, designing fonts for corporate identities and the role of nationality in type design.q--BOOK JACKETAlfred FAIR BANK 1895-1982 GB 80 Types Narrow Bembo Italic 1923 Writing A Handwriting Manual, The Dryad Press ... (NM) Dave FAR EY b.1943 GB Types ITC Beesknees 1991 ITCJohnson 1991-2001 ITC Oswald 1992 Torino Modern 1992 ITC Highlander 1993 Ringworld 1993 ... La Gioconda 1999 Collins 2000 Comedy 2000 Ersatz 2001 Zemestro 2002 Azbuka 2004 Writing The Last of the Elite.

Title:An A-Z of Type Designers
Author: Neil Macmillan
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2006

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