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Type and Typography

Type and Typography

Phil Baines Andrew Haslam
3.9/5 (147 ratings)
• Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printing—reference at a glance


• Newly revised and expanded


• Hundreds of remarkable photographs
and illustrations


From the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of today’s digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums. Newly expanded with fifty additional pages of text and eighty-five new illustrations, this second edition reflects the exciting developments in typography since the first edition was published in 2002.
Language
English
Pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Watson-Guptill
Release
October 01, 2005
ISBN
0823055280
ISBN 13
9780823055289

Type and Typography

Phil Baines Andrew Haslam
3.9/5 (147 ratings)
• Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printing—reference at a glance


• Newly revised and expanded


• Hundreds of remarkable photographs
and illustrations


From the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of today’s digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums. Newly expanded with fifty additional pages of text and eighty-five new illustrations, this second edition reflects the exciting developments in typography since the first edition was published in 2002.
Language
English
Pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Watson-Guptill
Release
October 01, 2005
ISBN
0823055280
ISBN 13
9780823055289

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