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A type primer

Author: John Kane
Publisher: London : Laurence King, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"A practical introduction to typography, this book analyses the basic principles and applications of type. From measuring type and classifying typefaces to organising text on a page and understanding grid systems, the author covers everything that the beginning student of graphic design needs to know. In addition, he includes a brief history of typography, numerous examples to illustrate the points raised and a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kane
ISBN: 1856696448 9781856696449
OCLC Number: 698911398
Description: x, 230 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Basics --
Development --
Letters, words sentences --
Text --
Columnar organization --
Grid systems.
Responsibility: John Kane.

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