Typography, 2nd edition

Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

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Typography is the means by which a written idea is given a visual form. Effective use of typography can produce a neutral effect or rouse the passions, symbolise artistic, political or philosophical movements, or express the personality of a person or organization. This book aims to impart a comprehensive understanding of typography, to explore its history, theory and practice.Aimed at both students and practising designers, it provides a thorough examination of how typography informs other aspects of creative design. This revision contains exclusive interviews with LeftLoft (USA), TOKY (USA), Urban Inluence (USA), DesignBolaget (Denmark), Triboro (USA) and Graphical House (Scotland).
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages200
ISBN (Electronic)978474225298
ISBN (Print)978474225281
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jan 2017

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NameBasics Design


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