Typography, Referenced: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to the Language, History, and Practice of Typography

Book Description

Typography, Referenced is the single most comprehensive volume covering every aspect of typography that any student, professional designer, or aficionado needs to know today.

In these pages, you'll find:

—Thousands of illustrated examples of contemporary usage in design

—Historical developments from Greek lapidary letters to the movie Helvetica

—Landmark designs turning single letters into typefaces

—Definitions of essential type-specific language, terms, ideas, , and processes

—Ways has influenced and advanced type

—The future of type on the web, devices, , and beyond

In short, Typography, Referenced is the ultimate source of typographic and inspiration, documenting and chronicling the full scope of essential typographic knowledge and design from the beginnings of moveable type to the present "golden age" of typography.


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