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Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works

Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works Description:

A guide to typography It draws in the reader with its design and layout making use of more than illustrations and photographs It explains in everyday layman s terms what type is and how you can use it to enhance legibility meaning and aesthetic enjoyment It also includes chapters on Web typography and other forms of online text display

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

FontBook

FontBook Description:

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Rating: 3.69 out of 5

Rhyme And Reason

Rhyme And Reason Description:

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Rating: 3.35 out of 5

Made with Font Font: Type for Independent Minds

Made with Font Font: Type for Independent Minds Description:

Founded in by Erik Spiekermann and Neville Brody FontFont produces innovative and influential fonts by designers for designers i Made with FontFont i is an anthology of type specimens and essays that closely and creatively examining how FontFont operates elucidating how this relative newcomer on the type design scene has made such an impression on the trends of type and typography br br The pages are divided into five chapters revealing the essence of FontFont and its legacy Thinking FontFont Talking FontFont Making FontFont Showing FontFont Made with FontFont These heavily illustrated sections demonstrate the dynamic range of the FontFont typefaces which have been used for everything from instructions for wearing an Indian sari to the packaging for Viagra br br i Made with FontFont i reads like a Who s Who of contemporary designers and design writers Contributions from Akira Kobayashi Rian Hughes Emily King Ellen Lupton and Reza Abedini among others including FontFont s founders of course will educate and inspire anyone with an interest in contemporary graphic design

Rating: 3.35 out of 5

Studentenfutter oder: Was ich schon immer über Schrift & Typographie wissen wollte, mich aber nie zu fragen traute

Studentenfutter oder: Was ich schon immer über Schrift & Typographie wissen wollte, mich aber nie zu fragen traute Description:

Ein Leitfaden durch den Buchstabendschungel Ein Schriftmusterbuch und eine Zusammenstellung von Beispiellayouts ein Crashkurs in Schriftgeschichte eine Einf hrung in Schriftsatz und Seitenspiegel und ein Vorrat an Blindtexten

Rating: 3.36 out of 5

Copy/Culture: How to Deal with Our Obsession for Authenticity in the Digital Age?

Copy/Culture: How to Deal with Our Obsession for Authenticity in the Digital Age? Description:

Design culture is obsessed with authenticity Copying is often deemed reprehensible and borrowing another s idea or incorporating elements of his or her work into one s own is viewed as a sign of creative impoverishment But is this right What s wrong with interpreting someone else s creation Musicians have been quoting each other s work for centuries why shouldn t the same thing happen in other creative disciplines Where does quotation end and copying begin and how original is an original anyway Is intellectual property protection appropriate in an age of digital distribution when it s difficult to identify a product s author maker or inventor And in a culture in which quotation and copying have long led to enrichment and innovation should these acts be made impossible In this book several thinkers from the worlds of design architecture art business and copyright law elaborate on the future of copyright and the right to copy

Rating: 3.25 out of 5

Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World

Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World Description:

How Design CAN CHANGE the World br Today everyone is a designer And the future of civilization is our common design project How does design help choose our leaders br Why do we really have an environmental crisis br How can accessible design broaden your audience br Why does the U S economy now struggle to compete br How has design thinking added to the bottom line of the world s most valuable companies br Design matters As it never has before Design creates so much of what we see what we use and what we experience In a time of unprecedented environmental social and economic crises designers must now choose what their young profession will be about deploying weapons of mass deception or helping repair the world br Do Good Design is a call to action br This book alerts us to the role design plays in persuading global audiences to fulfill invented needs The book then outlines a sustainable approach to both the practice and the consumption of design All professionals will be inspired by the message of how we can feel better and do better while holding onto our principles br In a time when anything has become possible design thinking offers a way forward for us all What will you do br

Rating: 3.26 out of 5

The Anatomy of Type

The Anatomy of Type Description:

Students and professionals in any creative field can benefit from a good typographic eye The Anatomy of Type The Geometry of Type in the UK is all about looking more closely at letters Through visual diagrams and practical descriptions you ll learn how to distinguish between related typefaces and see how the attributes of letterforms such as contrast detail and proportion affect the mood readability and use of each typeface Nutritional value aside the spreads full of big type are nice eye candy too br br The typefaces featured in the book are hand picked by the author for their functionality and stylistic relevance in today s design landscape Along with several familiar faces Garamond Bodoni Gill Sans Helvetica you ll also discover contemporary fonts that are less common and often more useful than the overused classics

Rating: 3.44 out of 5

Butterick's Practical Typography

Butterick's Practical Typography Description:

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Rating: 3.46 out of 5

Explorations in Typography: Mastering the Art of Fine Typesetting: A Visual Textbook for Intermediate to Advanced Typography

Explorations in Typography: Mastering the Art of Fine Typesetting: A Visual Textbook for Intermediate to Advanced Typography Description:

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Rating: 3.28 out of 5