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Handwritten : expressive lettering in the digital age

Author: Steven Heller; Mirko Ilić
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thame & Hudson, 2004.
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"This is the first publication to offer a complete overview of handwritten typographics, drawing on an extensive array of examples from around the world." "An introduction by design historian Steven Heller places the contemporary work in a broader context of design. At the heart of the book are hundreds of examples, presented in creative themes: "Scrawl" (letterforms that are raw, splotchy and untidy); "Scratch"  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Heller; Mirko Ilić
ISBN: 0500511713 9780500511718
OCLC Number: 57363885
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 26 cm
Contents: Sleight of hand --
Scrawl: raw, splotchy, untidy --
Scratch: scraped, cut, gouged --
Script: ornate, curlicue, sinuous --
Stitch: sewn, sutured, embrodered --
Simulate: redrawn, fake, copied --
Shadow: dimensional, voluminous, monumental --
Suggestive: metaphorical, symbolic, surreal --
Sarcastic: comical, ironical, satirical.
Responsibility: Steven Heller & Mirko Ilić.

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Offers a complete overview of handwritten typographics, drawing on an extensive array of examples from around the world.  Read more...

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