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Legacy Of Typography

Legacy Of Typography

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About the book

Typography is everywhere. If you walk out the door, you will be hard pressed to find any element of our daily lives that doesn't involve or rely on typography. The prevalence of typography is not limited only to the analog world.

This eBook introduces historical and cultural aspects of type and how they relate to the web industry. Find out about changing fads in type, about the complexities of Japanese characters and about typographic applications for different situations. You are sure to learn something that you didn't know before from our great authors.

Table of Contents

  • Japanese, A Beautifully Complex Writing SystemShoko Mugikura
  • Respect Thy TypographyEspen Brunborg
  • Typography Carved In StoneAnne Brady
  • Industrial-Strength TypesAlastair Johnston
  • Legitima Typeface: An Experience Of Fossils And RevivalsCesar Puertas
  • When Typography Speaks Louder Than WordsCarolyn Knight & Jessica Glaser
  • Weird And Wonderful, Yet Still IllegibleAlastair Johnston
  • Font Wars: A Story On Rivalry Between Type FoundriesSimon Loxley
  • Hands-On Experience: The Rehabilitation Of The ScriptSimon Loxley

Technical Details

  • Formats: PDF, ePub, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 131
  • Language: English
  • Released: April 2013
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN (PDF): 978-3-943075-54-0