New PDF release: Anatomy of a Typeface

By Alexander S. Lawson

To the layman, all printing kinds glance an identical. yet for typographers, photo artists and others of that lunatic fringe who think that the letters we glance at day-by-day (and take fullyyt with no consideration) are of profound significance, the query of ways letters are shaped, what form they suppose, and the way they've got advanced is still one among passionate and carrying on with concern.

Lawson explores the enormous territory of varieties, their improvement and makes use of, their antecedents and offspring, with precision, perception, and readability. Written for the layman yet containing exhaustive learn, drawings and synopses of typefaces, this ebook is an important addition to the library of a person s typographic library. it really is, as Lawson states, no longer written for the printer confident that there are already too many typefaces, yet quite for that curious a part of the inhabitants that believes the other; that the subtleties of refinement as applies to roman and cursive letters haven't begun to be absolutely investigated and that the construction of the ideal typeface continues to be a target to be as a lot wanted through current as by way of destiny variety designers. someone intending to typographic knowledge may still personal and treasure this vintage.

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