“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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