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Just my type : a book about fonts

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: London : Profile, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world; why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her soul in 30s Art Deco; the pivotal moment when fonts left the world of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Garfield
ISBN: 9781846683022 1846683025 9781847652928 1847652921
OCLC Number: 752795037
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Awards: Winner of British Book Design & Production Award: Best Jacket / Cover Design 2011.
Winner of British Book Design & Production Award: Best British Book 2011.
Description: 352 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Simon Garfield.

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"'A quirky introduction to fonts... Simon Garfield is careful to tickle as much as he teaches' (Peter Robins, Daily Telegraph) 'Enthralling... fascinating... strikes a great balance between fact and Read more...

 
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