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A typographic workbook : a primer to history, techniques, and artistry

Author: Kate Clair
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 1999.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Clair
ISBN: 0471292370 9780471292371
OCLC Number: 1049801026
Description: xii, 371 pages ; 371 cm
Contents: Ancient writing systems --
Roman Empire-Middle Ages lettering --
Rennaissance typography/printing --
Colonial & industrial typography --
Parts of a character --
20th century typography --
Changes in printing technology --
Measuring type/leading/kerning/ligatures --
Five historic families of type --
Optical adjustments to typefaces --
Typeface/font/family of type --
Readability & legibility --
Matching type with message --
Type specification & proofreading --
Typographic hierarchy --
Using type creatively --
Type in black, white & grey --
Unique considerations of text type --
The grid structure --
Computers and tyopgraphy.
Responsibility: Kate Clair.

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