Texts on Type


      Texts on Type
Spanning the 20th century, with emphasis on the 1940s to the present, this collection will be necessary reading for all design students and faculty.Students and teachers of graphic design will enrich their understanding of 20th century type design and typography with this unique anthology Contained in this volume are than 50 important, known and rare texts by critics, historians, and type designers about the history, aesthetics, and practice of type design and typography An invaluable addition to any school course on type theory and practice, the book contains heretofore unprinted essays by major type masters, including W.A Dwiggins, Hermann Zapf, and Paul Rand, as well as critical analyses of vintage and contemporary type and type design A supplement to the successful Looking Closer series, the book specifically pinpoints those texts that will increase the common knowledge of typographic history and criticism 25 BW Illustrations New Read Texts on Type By Philip B. Meggs For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Philip B Meggs charted new territory in the field of graphic design history His authoritative survey A History of Graphic Design was the first attempt at creating a definitive and linear history of the graphic design profession, charting its progress from the marks found in the caves of Lascaux to experimentation with digital media in the late 1990s The book quickly became standard reading for young designers and for many still, it provides their first introduction to the exciting back story of their chosen profession.read

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  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Texts on Type
  • Philip B. Meggs
  • English
  • 10 August 2018
  • 1581150822

10 thoughts on “ Texts on Type

  1. says:

    anthology of really smart people well con textually hahahahahhahahaah s writings about typography will be considered boring by most, however, at the very least read the stuff by the boys of hoefler frere jones

  2. says:

    The essays vary in quality It was an interesting look back at typography, especially the transition to digital type.

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