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Design:type : a seductive collection of alluring type designs

Author: Paul Burgess; Tony Seddon
Publisher: Beverly, MA : Rockport Publishers, [2012]
Series: Design.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Featuring a curated collection of about 500 exquisite designs, along with essays from top designers about the essence and importance of good typography in design, Design/Type is an insightful resource filled with mini-workshops that dissect several featured projects and highlight the effectiveness of the type treatments. The first in a new series, this informative sourcebook offers the best of typography in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Specimens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Burgess; Tony Seddon
ISBN: 9781592537983 1592537987
OCLC Number: 781679563
Description: 271 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Chapters : Minimal:type --
Ragged:type --
Free-form:type --
Traditional:type --
Essays : Design/type: an introduction / Paul Burgess --
Less is so much more / Tony Seddon --
Breaking the rules / Jorge Restrepo --
Embracing imperfection / Jay Roeder --
New traditionalism / Bethany Heck --
A closer look : PAR / Blok design ; First Shot 2010 / Sensus design Factory Zagreb ; Fonts in Focus / Magma brand design ; mySHELF / Wonksite Studio ; Typotecture / Brigada ; 344 Questions / 344 Design --
Blink 182 / Jay Roeder ; Cake Liberation Front / Imagine ; Choice Cuts / I Love Dust ; Longview Vineyard / Voice ; The Eephus League / Bethany Heck.
Series Title: Design.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Paul Burgess/Burge Agency ; with Tony Seddon.

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"Featuring a curated collection of about 500 exquisite designs, along with essays from top designers about the essence and importance of good typography in design, Design/Type is an insightful resource filled with mini-workshops that dissect several featured projects and highlight the effectiveness of the type treatments. The first in a new series, this informative sourcebook offers the best of typography in practice and is an essential resource for students and professionals alike"--

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