Theory of Type Design
First comprehensive theory of type design and a must have for every designer
>first comprehensive theory of type design and a must have for every designer
>temporarily restocked (first edition)
>second printrun expected second half of december 2018
Theory of Type Design by internationally renowned type designer Gerard Unger is the first comprehensive theory of typeface design. This volume consists of 24 concise chapters, each clearly describing a different aspect of type design, from the influence of language to today’s digital developments, from how our eyes and brain process letterforms to their power of expression.
This splendid book includes more than 200 illustrations and practical examples that illuminate the theoretical material. The terminology is succinctly explained in the volume’s extensive glossary.
The theory is internationally orientated and relevant for typography courses, professionals and those with a general interest in text and reading all over the world.
ISBN 978-94-6208-440-7 | 1. edition | December 2018 | available | Gerard Unger | design: Hansje van Halem | English | hardcover | 16,5 x 24 cm | 240 pages | illustrated (250 full color)
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