New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age

New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age

by Gail Anderson (Author), Gail Anderson (Author), Steven Heller (Author)

Synopsis

Here is a lively and lighthearted survey that looks at the role that old and classic fonts - from letterpress to slab serifs and beyond - play in contemporary graphic design.Written and compiled by the world's leading graphic-design historian, the book provides hundreds of examples, as well as informed texts that will entertain, edify and inspire a new generation of students and practitioners to appreciate that the past contains typographic riches for the future.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Edition: 1
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
Published: 16 Feb 2009

ISBN 10: 0500288186
ISBN 13: 9780500288184
Book Overview: A lively and lighthearted survey that looks at the role that old and classic fonts play in contemporary graphic design

Author Bio
Steven Heller is co-chair of the MFA Design: Designer as Author programme at the School of Visual Arts, New York. He is the author of many books, including Stencil Type, Graphic, Typography Sketchbooks, New Ornamental Type and New Vintage Type, all published by Thames & Hudson. Gail Anderson is the creative director at Visual Arts Press at the School of Visual Arts and a partner at Anderson Newton Design. With Steven Heller, she is the author of New Ornamental Type and The Typographic Universe, both published by Thames & Hudson.