Modern Typography, 2nd Edition is a completely updated and revised edition of Robin Kinross s classic survey of European and North American typography since 1700, first published in 1992 In addition to numerous new illustrations and revised text, Modern Typography has been re scaled to a new, convenient pocket format Kinross s overview breaks ground by focusing on the history of typography as an intricate web of social, technical, and material processes, rather than a parade of typeface styles Eye magazine calls Modern Typography the book that tells how modern typography got to be the way it is Together, Kinross s clear, concise writing combined with his extensive knowledge of the history of typography create a gold standard for how design history ought to be written. Best Read [ Modern Typography: An Essay in Critical History ] author [ Robin Kinross ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
Robin Kinross born 1949 is an author and publisher on the topic of visual communication and typography His most significant work is Modern Typography He is a proprieter of Hyphen Press, which publishes books on design and typography.Kinross did undergraduate and graduate studies at the Department of Typography Graphic Communication at the University of Reading He moved to London in 1982 In the 1980s he contributed content to publications such as Blueprint, Baseline and Eye.Kinross started Hyphen Press in 1980 Modern Typography was published in 1992 Since the 1990s, Hyphen produces about two to four publications a year Important publications by Hyphen include Christopher Burke s Paul Renner and Fred Smeijers Counterpoint.
- 224 pages
- Modern Typography: An Essay in Critical History
- Robin Kinross
- 11 July 2018 Robin Kinross