Type & Typography

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· Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printing—reference at a glance
· Newly revised and expanded
· Hundreds of remarkable photographs
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From the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of today’s digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums. Newly expanded with fifty additional pages of text and eighty-five new illustrations, this second edition reflects the exciting developments in typography since the first edition was published in 2002.

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This is a valuable textbook for today's students, and makes a leap forward in its integration of the study of language and its output in one volume.

About the Author:

Andrew Haslam is now course leader of the MA Communication Design course at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design.

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