An A-Z of type designers /

"This illustrated A-Z features outstanding type designers from around the world, from Gutenberg to the present day. Arranged alphabetically by designer's name, the book contains over 260 biographical profiles. Entries are illustrated by key typefaces taken from a wide range of sources, inc...

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Main Author: Macmillan, Neil, 1946-
Format: Book
Published:New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, copyright 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Fonts as self-expression / Jonathan Barnbrook
  • LettError, or the ghost in the machine / Erik van Blokland
  • Education : the answer to font theft? / Clive Bruton
  • Typeface revivals / John Downer
  • Global text and type : a considered snapshot / John Hudson
  • Nationality and type design / Jean François Porchez
  • Corporate typography / Erik Spiekermann
  • Drawing letters and type : initial steps in designing type / Jeremy Tankard.