An A-Z of Type Designers

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Laurence King Publishing, 2006 - Type and type-founding - 200 pages
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This illustrated A-Z features outstanding type designers from around the world, from Gutenberg to the present day. Arranged alphabetically by designer's name, the book contains over 260 biographical profiles. Entries are illustrated by key typefaces taken from a wide range of sources, including type specimens, original posters, private press editions and magazine covers, and also give a list of work and, where applicable, further reading references and a website address. An essential reference for typographers, graphic designers and students, the book also features a full index and eight short texts by leading typographers - Jonathan Barnbrook, Erik van Blokland, Clive Bruton, John Downer, John Hudson, Jean Francois Porchez, Erik Spiekermann and Jeremy Tankard - that cover a variety of different aspects of type design, including typeface revivals, font piracy, designing fonts for corporate identities and the role of nationality in type design.
  

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
14
Section 3
15
Section 4
16
Section 5
17
Section 6
19
Section 7
21
Section 8
28
Section 11
33
Section 12
41
Section 13
58
Section 14
Section 15
Section 16
Section 17
Section 18

Section 9
28
Section 10
31

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