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Yearbook of type. I

Author: Slanted,
Publisher: Sulgen, Switzerland : Niggli, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an independent compendium presenting a selection of the best fonts designed or released during the last four years. These fonts come from all around the world - distinguished brands as well as small, independent type designers and foundries. The book is structured alphabetically. In addition, an index allows the reader to look for fonts according to their classification. Several chapters presenting type  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Slanted,
ISBN: 9783721208610 3721208617
OCLC Number: 867602109
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 461 pages : illustrations, portraits, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
Contents: Essays & tutorials. Thoughts on designing a typeface / Ole Schäfer ; Now make your own font : introducing glyphs / Rainer Scheichelbauer ; SpeedPunk : a learning tool in type editing / Yanone ; OpenType features : the basics of creating smart fonts / Filip Blažek ; Designing type : typeface design at Reading / Gerry Leonidas.
Responsibility: edited by Slanted.

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This is an independent compendium presenting a selection of the best fonts designed or released during the last four years. These fonts come from all around the world - distinguished brands as well as small, independent type designers and foundries. The book is structured alphabetically. In addition, an index allows the reader to look for fonts according to their classification. Several chapters presenting type designers, foundries and background knowledge on typography as well as practical advice complement the detailed listing of fonts that constitutes the main body. Emotional, evocative and informative designs paired with a high practicability - This book is meant to inspire as well as support people working with type. Graphic designers and advertising agencies can use it as a catalogue or reference book, but it also addresses anybody with an interest in type design.

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