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Lettering large : art and design of monumental typography

Author: Steven Heller; Mirko Ilić
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Monacelli Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Typography has jumped off the printed page to stand on its own as branding, sculpture, and even architecture. "Lettering Large" is the first to chronicle letters as presences in the urban landscape. Preeminent graphic design and typographic commentator and historian Steve Heller teams with Mirko Ilić, a noted graphic designer, to select the most dramatic and telling examples culled from sites across the United  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Heller; Mirko Ilić
ISBN: 9781580933599 1580933599
OCLC Number: 862462678
Description: 239 pages : color illlustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Extroverted type: size matters --
Monumental outdoor type --
Typo-hypnotic messages --
Big and better: type as object --
A-R-T in T-Y-P-E.
Other Titles: Art and design of monumental typography
Responsibility: Steven Heller & Mirko Ilić.

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"Typography has jumped off the printed page to stand on its own as branding, sculpture, and even architecture. "Lettering Large" is the first to chronicle letters as presences in the urban landscape. Preeminent graphic design and typographic commentator and historian Steve Heller teams with Mirko Ilić, a noted graphic designer, to select the most dramatic and telling examples culled from sites across the United States and throughout Europe and Asia"--Page 4 of cover.

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