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Exploring Typography

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ISBN-10: 1401815057

ISBN-13: 9781401815059

Edition: 2006

Authors: Tova Rabinowitz, Tova Rabinowitz

List price: $108.95
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What do designers need to know about typography? The answer can be found in this richly illustrated book that examines the varied uses of type in contemporary visual communications. Exploring Typography takes a concise but thorough approach to introducing and examining the principles of typography. Coverage begins with a brief history of type and a survey of how type is classified. Readers then learn about the physical components of letters and the rules of legibility, readability, and style. Subsequent chapters survey the creative use of emphasis, designing effective layouts, using grids, and developing original type styles. Finally, the author examines contemporary challenges in type…    
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Book details

List price: $108.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/21/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Type Throughout History
Classifying Type - Type Families
Typographic Lingo ? The Anatomy of Letters
Legibility, Readability and Style
Emphasizing Type Creatively
Designing Effective Layouts
What is a grid and why should I use one?
Designing Type
Type in a Digital Environment