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Digital Type Creative Use of Typography in the Digital Arts

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ISBN-10: 0060727926

ISBN-13: 9780060727925

Edition: 2005

Authors: Axis Publishing Staff, Andy Ellison

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Description:

This comprehensive guide to creating and using digital type, both in print and for the web, is an essential reference for students and practicing designers alike. An introduction offers a brief history and discusses font classification, software, and the ways in which the computer has revolutionized typography. A section on good typographic practice provides expert advice on issues such as legibility, contrast, size, line length, line spacing, and justification, as well as guidance on how to lay out type and construct grids. Step-by-step explanations are provided for creating a wide range of type effects: drop shadows, wood block style, bevel and emboss, gradients, fading type, type on…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 9.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Introduction
Typography and fonts
Using typography
Manipulating type
Creating type
Index
Picture credits and acknowledgments