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Adrian Frutiger typefaces : the complete works

Author: Adrian Frutiger; Heidrun Osterer; Philipp Stamm; Schweizerische Stiftung Schrift und Typographie.
Publisher: Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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The international creation of typefaces after 1950 was decisively influenced by the Swiss type designer Adrian Frutiger. Based on conversations with Frutiger himself, this book provides a detailed account of his artistic development. The text is backed up by illustrations of all his types, some hitherto unpublished.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Specimens
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Named Person: Adrian Frutiger; Adrian Frutiger; Adrian Frutiger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Frutiger; Heidrun Osterer; Philipp Stamm; Schweizerische Stiftung Schrift und Typographie.
ISBN: 9783764385811 3764385812
OCLC Number: 220011204
Notes: Includes two folded pages.
Description: 459 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Adrian Frutiger: the standard-setter / Kurt Weidemann --
A typeface is a tool / Adrian Frutiger --
How we made this book --
How to use this book --
Adrian's teachers and mentors --
[Typefaces] : Président ; Delta ; Phoebus ; Element-Grotesk ; Federduktus ; Ondine ; Méridian ; Caractères Lumitype --
Univers : About Univers ; Historical background ; Univers diagrams ; Static grotesque Antique Presse and Univad ; Non-latin typefaces ; Univers extensions ; Linotype Univers ; Univers original versus digital ; Univers adaptations ; Frutiger's thoughts on the new Linotype Univers ; Typeface comparison --
Egyptienne F ; Opéra ; Alphabet Orly ; Apollo ; Alphabet Entreprise Francis Bouygues ; Concorde ; Serifen-Grotesk/Gespannte Grotesk ; Alphabet Algol ; OCR-8 --
Univers-IBM Composer ; Alphabet EDF-GDF ; Katalog ; Devanagari/Tamil ; Alpha BP ; Documents ; Alphabet Roissy ; Alphabet Brancher ; Iridium ; Alphabet Métro ; Alphabet Centre Georges Pompidou --
Frutiger : A signage type becomes a text type ; Frutiger for phototypesetting ; Comparison between Concorde, Roissy, Frutiger ; Frutiger LT PostScript ; Frutiger for form and the Post Office ; A true cursive in addition to the grotesque ; Is Frutiger Next really a Frutiger? ; The digital versions ; Imitations of Frutiger ; The colour of a typeface ; Typeface comparison ; Back to signage type: Astra Frutiger --
Glypha ; Icone ; Breughel ; Dolmen ; Tiemann ; Versailles ; Linotype Centennial ; Avenir ; Westside ; Vectora ; Linotype Didot ; Herculanum ; Shiseido ; Frutiger capitals ; Rusticana ; Frutiger stones / Frutiger symbols ; Frutiger neonscript ; Nami --
Synopsis of Frutiger-typefaces ; Production of type: Handsetting ; Lumitype photosetting ; Machine setting: single-letter casting ; Monophoto photosetting ; Machine setting: line-casting ; OCR technology ; Strike-on composition ; Transfer type ; Linofilm photosetting ; CRT setting ; Lasersetting ; Digital typesetting --
Logos and wordmarks.
Responsibility: Swiss Foundation Type and Typography ; edited by Heidrun Osterer and Philipp Stamm.
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