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The complete typographer : a manual for designing with type

Author: Will Hill
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This hands-on design guide helps students build a foundation for the development of an individual typographic sensibility by providing a brief outline of the evolution of type, an introduction to the language and terminology of type and type setting, fundamental rules and conventions of professional practice, and key decisions on type selection and page layout. More typefaces are now readily available to a wider  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Style manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Hill
ISBN: 9780205759798 0205759793
OCLC Number: 648923257
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 6 Introduction 7 How to use this book Chapter 18 The history of type 10 Early movable type 12 The development of printing 16Offset lithography and photosetting18The digital age Chapter 222 Categories of type 24 Typeface classification 26 Humanist 32 Garalde 40 Transitional 44 Didone 52 Slab Serif 58 Grotesque 62 Humanist Sans 66 Neo-Grotesque 72 Geometric Sans 78 Glyphic 84 Blackletter 88 Script, Italic and Chancery 94 Decorated and Ornamental 98 Beyond classification Chapter 3104 Working with type106 The typeface110 Measurement112 Typographic space114 Special features118 Selecting type122 Alignment126 Differentiation128 Combining typefaces130 Page layout136 The grid138 Display typography146 Typography for the screen150 Environmental typography154 Hand-drawn type158 Building a collectionChapter 4160 Catalogue of type180 Usage184 Glossary186 Resources188 Index192 Credits
Other Titles: Manual for designing with type
Responsibility: Will Hill.

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Rev. ed. of: The complete typographer / Christopher Perfect. 1st ed. 1992.  Read more...

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