How to Design a Typeface

How to Design a Typeface

by Design Museum (Author)


How to Design a Typeface tells you everything you need to know and looks at the principles and processes of designing type, from its historical roots and interaction with materials and techniques to developing digitized type for modern use. In a working case study Jonathan Barnbrook, one of the world's foremost typographers, traces the design and development of his typeface Priori from start to finish and reveals what it takes to create a successful design.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 112
Publisher: Conran Octopus Ltd
Published: 04 Oct 2010

ISBN 10: 184091548X
ISBN 13: 9781840915488
Book Overview: Perfect gift for the to the design afficionado or newcomer to the subject. Fantastic value and collectable series. Carries the authority of the Design Museum with the design values of Conran Octopus.

Author Bio
The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain, and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture. It demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance. Design is a hugely fertile field of inventive new work, as well as a key component underpinning the modern economy. It provides a means for understanding the contemporary world, and, potentially, for making it a better place.