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The field guide to typography : typefaces in the urban landscape

Author: Peter Dawson
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A field guide to typefaces. Includes interviews with designers such as Wayne Thompson, Freda Sack, Henrik Kubel, Jason Smith, and Frida Larios.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Dawson
ISBN: 9783791348391 3791348396
OCLC Number: 833147306
Description: 384 pages : illustrations ; 16 x 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / Stephen Coles --
The anatomy of type --
Glossary --
Classification types --
The field guide : Serif : Albertus ; ITC American typewritier ; Antwerp ; Archer ; Baskerville ; Bell ; Bembo ; Bononi ; PMN Caecilia ; Calvert ; Caslon ; Century ; Clarendon ; Designer profile: Rudy Vanderlans, Zuzana Licko ; Cochin ; Courier ; Didot ; Foundry Wilson ; Friz Quadrata ; Galliard ; Garamond ; Goudy ; Grandjon ; Guardian Egyptian ; ITC Lubalin graph ; Minion ; Mrs. Eaves ; Neutraface ; Designer profile: Jason Castle ; Perpetua ; Plantin ; Rockwell ; Sabon ; Shàngó Gothic ; Times new roman ; Trajan ; Walbaum ; Wile --
Sans Serif : Aktiv Grotesk ; Akzidenz Grotesk ; FS Albert ; Arial ; ITC Avant Gard Gothic ; Avenir ; Bath City ; ITC Bauhau ; Designer profile: Wayne Tompson ; Bell Contennial ; Bliss ; Chalet ; Channel 4 ; DIN 1451 / FF DIN ; Eurostile ; FF Fago ; Fedra Sans ; Fenland ; Foundry Sterling ; Franklin Gothic ; Frutiger ; Futura ; GIll Sans ; Gotham ; Helvetica ; Interstate ; Designer profile: Freda Sack ; Johnston ; Kabel ; Letter Gothic ; FF Meta ; Myriad ; Neutraface ; New Rail Alphabet ; ITC Officina Sans ; Optima ; Rotis Sans Serif ; Univers ; VAG Rounded ; Verdana --
Display : Aachen ; Agency Gothic ; Amelia ; Arnold Böcklin ; Bank Gothic ; A2 Beckett ; ITC Benguiat ; Designer profile: Henrik Kubel ; FF Blur ; Bodoni Poster ; Bottleneck ; Broadway ; Cooper Black ; Foundry Flek Plek ; Futura Black ; Gill Sans Kayo ; Glaser Stencil ; Foundry Gridnik ; Headline 2012 ; Kade Letter Fabriek ; Kakaw ; Knockout ; Designer profile: Jason Smith ; LCD ; ITC Machine ; Mahou ; Mason ; Namco ; OCR-B ; Princetown ; Pump ; Rosewood ; Architype Stedelijk ; Stencil ; FF ThreeSix ; FF Trixie ; Umbra ; Zebrawood --
Script : Balloon ; Bickley Script ; Bruno ; Brush Script ; Comic Sans ; ITC Edwardian Script ; Fette Fraktur ; Gigi ; Kuenstler Script ; Macmillan Headline ; Old English ; Owned --
Symbols & dingbats : Carta ; Kakaw Dingbats ; Designer profile: Frida Larios ; FF Netto Icons ; Wingdings ; ITC Zapf Dingbats.
Responsibility: Peter Dawson.

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A field guide to typefaces. Includes interviews with designers such as Wayne Thompson, Freda Sack, Henrik Kubel, Jason Smith, and Frida Larios.

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