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Type style finder : the busy designer's guide to choosing type

Author: Timothy Samara
Publisher: Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume is an easy-to-navigate sourcebook for choosing type and color. Following a brief primer on type history and form, the book is divided into four distinct sections - mood, concept, time and context, and age group - allowing readers to recognize the most appropriate font and color combinations to complete any project with effective results. Type Style Finder is a virtual type-face catalog that is destined  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Samara
ISBN: 1592531903 9781592531905
OCLC Number: 60798442
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A type and color primer. The origins of type: an abridged history ; Alphabet structure and variation ; Typeface classification ; Choosing the right face: visual associations ; Combining type styles: the basics ; Fundamentals of color ; Color models and relationships ; Interactions of type and color --
The type style finder. Moods ; Concepts ; Time+context ; Age groups.
Responsibility: written and compiled by Timothy Samara.
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"This volume is an easy-to-navigate sourcebook for choosing type and color. Following a brief primer on type history and form, the book is divided into four distinct sections - mood, concept, time and context, and age group - allowing readers to recognize the most appropriate font and color combinations to complete any project with effective results. Type Style Finder is a virtual type-face catalog that is destined to be on every designer's desk."--Jacket.

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