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Read online Thinking with Type.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Thinking with Type The organization of letters on a blank sheet or screen is the most basic challenge facing anyone who practices design What type of font to use How big How should those letters words and paragraphs be aligned spaced ordered shaped and otherwise manipulated In this groundbreaking new primer leading design educator and historian Ellen Lupton provides clear and concise guidance for anyone learning or brushing up on their typographic skills .

em Thinking with Type em is divided into three sections letter text and grid Each section begins with an easy to grasp essay that reviews historical technological and theoretical concepts and is then followed by a set of practical exercises that bring the material covered to life Sections conclude with examples of work by leading practitioners that demonstrate creative possibilities along with some classic no no s to avoid by Ellen Lupton

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Thinking with Type
Title:Thinking with Type
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ISBN:1568984480
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Number of Pages:176
Category:Design, Non fiction, Art, Reference, Art design
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D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself: A Design Handbook, D.I.Y.: Kids, ABC's of the Bauhaus:: The Bauhaus and Design Theory, Indie Publishing: How to Design and Publish Your Own Book, Design Your Life: The Pleasures and Perils of Everyday Things, Graphic Design: The New Basics, Type on Screen, Thinking with Type, Design Writing Research, Graphic Design Thinking
This critical study of graphic design and typography is a source for anyone interested in the art and history of books letterforms symbols advertising and theories of visual and verbal communication A section on theory considers the centrality of the written and printed word to post structuralism and deconstruction A wide range of design practices are discussed from the history of punctuation and the origins of international pictograms to the structure of modern typography A section on media looks at the role of design in mass communications with essays on stock photography visual journalism illustration advertising and vernacular design cultures, The organization of letters on a blank sheet or screen is the most basic challenge facing anyone who practices design What type of font to use How big How should those letters words and paragraphs be aligned spaced ordered shaped and otherwise manipulated In this groundbreaking new primer leading design educator and historian Ellen Lupton provides clear and concise guidance for anyone learning or brushing up on their typographic skills br br em Thinking with Type em is divided into three sections letter text and grid Each section begins with an easy to grasp essay that reviews historical technological and theoretical concepts and is then followed by a set of practical exercises that bring the material covered to life Sections conclude with examples of work by leading practitioners that demonstrate creative possibilities along with some classic no no s to avoid, i Interior Design i magazine says that i The ABC s of the Bauhaus i is a collection of visually and intellectually stimulating essays about basic design courses at the Bauhaus Froebel toys inflation in the Weimar Republic the typography of Herbert Bayer Psychoanalysis and fractal geometry A fascinating fantasia on an elementary theme And Elysabeth Yates Burns McKee from i Design Book Review i says that perhaps the most successful aspect of i The ABC s i is its ability to elucidate complexand fundamentaltheroetical aspects of the Bauhaus program, i Design Your Life i is a series of irreverent and realistic snapshots about objects and how we interact with them By leading design thinker Ellen Lupton and her twin sister Julia Lupton it shows how design is about much more than what s bought at high end stores or the modern look at IKEA Design is i critical thinking i a way to look at the world and wonder why things work and why they don t br br Illustrated with original paintings of objects both ordinary and odd i Design Your Life i casts a sharp eye on everything from roller bags bras toilet paper and stuffed animals to parenting piles porches and potted plants Using humor and insight Ellen and Julia explore the practical side of everyday design looking at how it impacts your life in unexpected ways and what you can do about it Speaking to the popular interest in design as well as people s desire to make their own way through a mass produced world this thoughtful book takes a fresh and humorous approach to make some serious points about the impact of design on our lives br br Find out what s wrong with the bras pillows potted plants and the other hopeless stuff you use buy clean water or put away everyday Discover how to secretly control the actions of those around you by choosing and placing objects carefully Find out how roller bags are threatening civilization and how the layout of your own house might be making you miserable Use the tools of self publishing to take the power of branding into your own hands br br Taking a fresh funny look at parenthood housekeeping entertaining time management crafting and more i Design Your Life i shows you how to evaluate the things you use and how to recognize forms of order that secretly inhabit the messes of daily life be it a cluttered room or a busy schedule Use this book to gain control over your environment and tap into the power of design to communicate with friends family and the world