Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles

Cees W. de Jong Alston W. Purvis Jan Tholenaar

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Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles

Type A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles This book offers a novel overview of typeface design exploring the most beautiful and remarkable examples of font catalogs from the history of publishing with a special emphasis on the period from t

  • Title: Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles
  • Author: Cees W. de Jong Alston W. Purvis Jan Tholenaar
  • ISBN: 9783836511018
  • Page: 242
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book offers a novel overview of typeface design, exploring the most beautiful and remarkable examples of font catalogs from the history of publishing, with a special emphasis on the period from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century, when color catalogs were at their height Taken from a Dutch collection, this exuberant selection traverses the evolution of the pThis book offers a novel overview of typeface design, exploring the most beautiful and remarkable examples of font catalogs from the history of publishing, with a special emphasis on the period from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century, when color catalogs were at their height Taken from a Dutch collection, this exuberant selection traverses the evolution of the printed letter in all its various incarnations via exquisitely designed catalogs displaying not only type specimens in roman, italic, bold, semi bold, narrow, and broad, but also characters, borders, ornaments, initial letters and decorations as well as often spectacular examples of the use of the letters The Victorian fonts, sumptuous and sometimes unbelievably outrageous, are accorded a prominent place in this book In addition to lead letters, examples from lithography and letters by window dressers, inscription carvers, and calligraphers are also displayed and described Featuring works by type designers including William Caslon, Fritz Helmuth Ehmcke, Peter Behrens, Rudolf Koch, Eric Gill, Jan van Krimpen, Paul Renner, Jan Tschichold, A M Cassandre, Aldo Novarese, Adrian FrutigerIn order to include a vast amount of material, we have divided this text into two volumes The first volume displays pre 20th Century type specimens, and the second covers the period from 1900 to the middle of the century In the first volume, editor Cees de Jong and collector Jan Tholenaar write about single specimens and types in the second, Alston Purvis outlines the history of types.

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    One thought on “Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles

    1. Габриела on said:

      Добро въведение в шрифтовата култура и калиграфия; наш еквивалент е "Шрифтът през вековете" на проф. Йончев.

    2. Maia Then on said:

      Utterly amazing If you are a typography lover like myself you should get this book. The beauty of typographic form awaits in its pages. I adore this book!

    3. Stephanie on said:

      Absolutely beautiful! I borrowed this from the library, and I'm definitely going to purchase it for my own collection. So many great samples and information. I would recommend to any lover of type.

    4. Maria on said:

      One of the most beautiful archives on type history. Reminds me why I wanted to become a graphic designer.

    5. Colin Mumbach on said:

      This and its companion have turned into some of my most frequently used quick reference books. Tons of great examples of design and type work, along with informative descriptions of everything. Would recommend to anyone.

    6. Colin Mumbach on said:

      This and its companion have turned into some of my most frequently used quick reference books. Tons of great examples of design and type work, along with informative descriptions of everything. Would recommend to anyone.

    7. RW Press on said:

      Coming from Taschen this book is beautiful laid out. Great lengths have been made to showcase many of the typefaces featured. The book also comes with a CD with high res images featured throughout the book. A fantastic resource to have.

    8. Widgets & on said:

      Fantastic production techniques in this book showcase some very elaborate design styles. A great deal of which were new to this reader. Very interesting. If you like Marian Bantjes work, you will find alot of this book enjoyable.

    9. Oliver on said:

      Part two and just as good as the first one. Very much a coffee-table book, but a very interesting and pretty one (and ok, very geeky).

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