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Scripts : elegant lettering from design's golden age

Author: Steven Heller; Louise Fili
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Seen in everything from wedding invitations and birth announcements to advertisements, menus, street signs, and diplomas, script typefaces impart elegance and sophistication to a broad variety of texts. Scripts never go out of style, and the hundreds of inventive examples here, many found in obscure sources from across Europe and America, are sure to inspire today's designers"--Back cover.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Heller; Louise Fili
ISBN: 9780500515686 0500515689 9780500290392 0500290393
OCLC Number: 668194736
Description: 351 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
French : scriptes --
British : scripts --
German : der Schrift --
Italian : il corsivo --
American : scripts --
Further reading.
Other Titles: Elegant lettering from design's golden age
Responsibility: Steven Heller and Louise Fili.

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Drawn from the Golden Age of scripts, from the 19th to the mid-20th century, this title is the compilation of popular, rare and forgotten scripts from Britain, Italy, France, Germany and the USA. It  Read more...

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Heller and Fili s illustrated collection of historical letterforms found in ephemera from around the world will inspire patrons who seek distinct scripts or anyone practicing the art of calligraphy. " Read more...

 
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