Typo-Graphics: The Art and Science of Type Design in Context
Ivan VartanianISBN: 2880467691; 9782880467692;
Book DescriptionThe fascination of type for typographers and graphic designers alike has always been the interplay between the form, style and shape of the letterform itself and the content, the message that the type carries as it appears on the page. Typo-graphics comes at a time when graphic designers are expanding their understanding of typography and taking a measure of control themselves. It explores the work of 24 typographers, art directors, and designers from all over the world who are bringing new graphic and artistic understanding to type design. Radical, provocative, experimental or highly practical, the practitioners featured in the book all share one common idea?that with new tools and new technologies, type can be made to work even harder and on more levels than ever before. Displaying an amazing array of fabulous imaginative and beautifully crafted work, the book demonstrates how cultural and commercial context influences type design; how type makes pictures as...
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