The typographic universe : letterforms found in nature, the built world and human imagination (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The typographic universe : letterforms found in nature, the built world and human imagination

Author: Steven Heller; Gail Anderson
Publisher: New York, New York : Thames & Hudson Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A celebration of the world of letters found or created in unexpected places: natural, artificial, and urban alike. Even non-graphic designers know that type is everywhere: fonts and typefaces fill everything we consume or inhabit. They communicate, inform, sell, explain ... and yet finding serendipitous letterforms in the least likely locations can also excite and inspire. Once experienced, it is impossible not to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: illustrated books
Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Heller; Gail Anderson
ISBN: 9780500241455 0500241457
OCLC Number: 881214648
Description: 351 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Objectified type --
Bodily type --
Edible type --
Industrial type --
Outdoor type --
Sculptural type --
Elemental type --
Floral type --
Animal type --
Ghost type.
Responsibility: Steven Heller & Gail Anderson.

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An inspirational sourcebook featureing more than 300 examples of unusual letterforms, either created from non-traditional materials or found in unexpected places.  Read more...

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'This typographic scavenger hunt will excite and inspire graphic designers, typographers and anyone who shares the current popular fascination with the world of typography' - New Design 'Remarkable Read more...

 
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