The Designer's Dictionary of Type

Author(s): Sean Adams

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The Designer's Dictionary of Type follows in the footsteps of The Designer's Dictionary of Color, providing a vivid and highly accessible look at an even more important graphic design ingredient: typography. From classic fonts like Garamond and Helvetica, to modern-day digital fonts like OCR-A and Keedy Sans, author and designer Sean Adams demystifies 48 major typefaces, describing their history, stylistic traits, and common application. Adams once again provides eye-catching illustrated examples, this time showcasing the beauty and expressiveness of typography, as employed by the world's greatest designers. Organized by serif, sans-serif, script, display, and digital typefaces, this book will be a vital guide for designers, teachers, or students looking to gain a foundational understanding of the art, practice, and history of typography.

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General Fields

  • : 9781419737183
  • : Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • : Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • : May 2019
  • : 2.5 Centimeters X 19.8 Centimeters X 25.2 Centimeters
  • : May 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 256
  • : Sean Adams
  • : Hardback