“Exhaustive” is a word bandied around a fair bit when it comes to books, but in the case of The Visual History of Type, a whopping new tome from Laurence King that details every major typeface produced since the advent of printing in the mid-15th century until now, we kind of think the adjective is apt.
The Zanerian Manual is one of the most comprehensive texts containing information about Zanerian Engrosser’s Script. Download the 1924 edition for free.
Did you know that Anthony Burrill’s favourite band used to be The Human League? Or that he was initially drawn to the art of letterpress through beer mats? Neither did we until we got our hands on this handsome tome – a book which is part biography, part inspirational guide to creativity.
In Make it Now!, Burrill retraces the formative steps that led him towards the status of poster art wizard he holds today. From the first time he witnessed a graphic designer at work, through to degrees from Leeds and the RCA, and his connection with Vernacular Typography, readers will get a keen insight into his success.
Can graphic design question the future? Can typography help us imagine the year 2099? It can if you’re French designer Clément Le Tulle-Neyret. Based in Lyon, the designer works across graphic design with a focus on typography and printed matter.
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Presenting beautiful type on your website nowadays could not be easier. With popular web font services such as Adobe Typekit, Google Fonts, and Hoefler &Co.’s Cloud.typography, getting web-ready typefaces to display on a site is as simple as adding one line of markup. Unlike the old days of web design when all you had to work with were a handful of default system fonts (Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, Georgia, and Times New Roman), now you have thousands of fonts to choose from. However, with too many choices at your disposal, the process of selecting and combining typefaces can be time-consuming, overwhelming, and intimidating.
Den strekker seg fra spede forsøk på formgivning som typograf i slutten av 1950-årene, til studier ved Den grafiske Højskole i København, ansettelse som grafisk formgiver i Gutenberghus i København til et halvt års traineeopphold ved Penguin Books i
London og som grafisk formgiver i Gyldendal Norsk Forlag i Oslo. Leif Frimann Anisdahl har vært partner og medeier i Anisdahl/Christensen, Anisdahl, Throndsen & Partnere og Anisdahl, Sand & Partnere og har spilt en vesentlig rolle i etableringen og utviklingen av faget.