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The art of typography

Martin Solomon

The art of typography

an introduction to typo-icon-ography

by Martin Solomon

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Published by Art Direction Book Co. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Layout (Printing),
  • Type and type-founding.,
  • Graphic arts.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin Solomon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22950638M
    ISBN 100881081191
    LC Control Number93074919

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From the font that helped pave Obama’s way into the White House to the “T” of the Beatles logo, Garfield dances across. Typography is the art of designing and arranging printed type.

It started as a craft in the 15th century with the invention of the printing press and has gradually evolved into an art form in its own right with modern digital technologies offering unprecedented creative possibilities. Book Description. The Art of Type and Typography is an introduction to the art and rules of typography.

Incorporating the industry standard—InDesign—for typesetting from the outset, this book serves as a guide for beginning students to learn to set type properly through tutorials, activities, and examples of student work. About the Author. Toshi Omagari is a typeface designer at Monotype UK. Kiyonori Muroga established his career as editor in chief of IDEA magazine, a Tokyo-based publication focused on graphic design and typography/5(45).

Typography is an art, the art of arranging type. It is much more than making what legible on a page. It is much more than making what legible on a page. It is using letters and words and forming them to a visually pleasing layout. The art of typography by Martin Solomon; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Graphic arts, Graphic design (Typography), Layout (Printing), Type and type-founding, Graphic design, Technique, Printing, Letters, Arts graphiques, Typographie, Caractères d'imprimerie, Typografie, Maquettes (Industries graphiques).

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