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Revival of the fittest : digital versions of classic typefaces

Author: Carolyn Annand; Philip B Meggs; Roy McKelvey; Ben Day; et al
Publisher: New York : RC Publications ; Cincinnati, Ohio : distributed by North Light Books, ©2000.
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Genre/Form: History
Specimens
Spécimens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Annand; Philip B Meggs; Roy McKelvey; Ben Day; et al
ISBN: 1883915082 9781883915087
OCLC Number: 44918915
Notes: "A Print Magazine publication" -- Cover.
Description: vii, 183 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Prologue: What makes a typeface a classic? --
Introduction: Esthetics, technology, and marketing in the evolution of typeface designs --
Major Typefaces and Their Digital Forms --
Ancient Inscriptions / Janet Horst --
Baskerville / John Dixon --
Bembo / Julie L. Rabun --
Bodoni and Didot / Roy McKelvey --
Caslon / Philip B. Meggs --
Centaur / Sheilah M. Barrett --
Century / Carolyn Annand --
Clarendons / Pornprapha Phatanateacha --
Cheltenham / Bonnie Hamalainen --
Egyptians / Shih-Tien Yang --
Franklin Gothic / Ansel M. Olson --
Garamond and Galliard / David Steadman --
Geometric Sans Serifs / Jarik van Sluijs --
Grotesques / Charley Foley --
Helvetica and Meta / Leland M. Hill --
Humanist Sans Serifs / Jamie M. Barnett --
Jenson / Sheilah M. Barrett --
Renaissance Inscriptions / Julie L. Rabun --
Times Roman / Mary Beth Henry --
Univers and Frutiger / Jennifer Gibson.
Responsibility: essays by Carolyn Annand ... [et al.] ; edited by Philip B. Meggs and Roy McKelvey ; design consultant Ben Day.

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