'20th-Century type' provides a decade-by-decade analysis of the significant issues that have shaped the history of typographic and, latterly, graphic design. The book shows how current typographic trends are part of a continuum of change that can be plott
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This survey of 20th-century type adds a critical view of the last decade, taking into account the enormous influence of digital technology and the Internet on visual design and communication. With ... Read full review
I've seen this on a lot of designer's shelves and desks. Not only does it have a fantastic selection of the best work over the century, but Angus Hyland's thoughtful layout is worth studying a little in itself. I also enjoyed how Blackwell had added some original commissioned pieces of typo-commentary by interesting designers - a kind of meta-history. One of the most well-researched and readable of typographic, and indeed design, histories.