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New ornamental type : decorative lettering in the digital age

Author: Steven Heller; Gail Anderson
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"New Ornamental Type presents a dazzling kaleidoscope of highly decorated or fancy fonts across a wide spectrum of styles and effects. Psychedelia, Hip-Hop, Gothic, flowers, smoke, hair and electricity are just a few of the styles for the hundreds of examples inspired by nature, history, and just about anything that is visually expressive." "Beginning with a historical overview of ornament and how it has evolved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Heller; Gail Anderson
ISBN: 9780500515020 0500515026
OCLC Number: 463637969
Description: 189 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Historic : Gothic ; Victorian ; Modern ; Hipster ; Pop ; Psychedelic ; Hip-hop ; Tech ; Non-Roman --
Au natural : Branches ; Flowers ; Hair ; Electric ; Liquid ; Smoke ; Green ; Handmade ; Fella --
Eclectic : Object as letter ; Letter as object ; Chaotic ; Puzzle ; Embellished ; Ooh la la ; Stitched ; Anthropomorphic ; Monumental ; Ribbon ; New ornamental fonts.
Responsibility: Steven Heller & Gail Anderson.

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Presents a kaleidoscope of animated text and type samples across a broad spectrum of styles and effects. This book presents a historical outline of ornament and its evolution through the major  Read more...

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