Design Elements, Typography Fundamentals: A Graphic Style Manual for Understanding How Typography Affects Design

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Rockport Publishers, 2012 - Design - 160 pages

Explore the fundamentals of typography with this practical new guide. An instructional reader rather than historical survey, Design Elements: Typography Fundamentals uses well-founded, guiding principles to teach the language of type and how to use it capably. Designers are left with a solid ground on which to design with type. Limitless potential for meaningful and creative communication exists—this is the field guide for the journey!

 

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Contents

Introduction
7
1
8
2
30
3
52
4
82
5
118
Appendices
147
Readings
148
Contributors
152
Image Credits
155
Index
156
Acknowledgments
160
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Kristin Cullen is a graphic designer, author, and educator. Her work has appeared in national and international exhibitions, as well as publications, which include Graphis Poster Annual, Graphic Design USA, American Corporate Identity, and Print. She also authored and designed Layout Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Building Pages in Graphic Design, published by Rockport Publishers. She lives in Cincinnati, OH. Visit her online at http://www.kristincullen.com.

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