Type Form & Function: A Handbook on the Fundamentals of Typography

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Rockport Publishers, Mar 1, 2011 - Design - 208 pages

Type, Form, and Function is a useful, comprehensive typography resource that both students and professional designers should have in their library. It looks at the influences of modern typography and symbols going back through time and examines certain type treatments and movements in design and logo types. It focuses on how type works and emphasizes typographic fundamentals, while touching on logo/logotype design and page layout (print and interactive). This book promises to guide designers through the visual typographic clutter to make their designed messages more meaningful.

 

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Contents

FORM
19
COMPOSITION
69
PRINCIPLES
115
EXPERIMENTATION
163
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Jason Tselentis is a designer, writer, and educator living in North Carolina. He has completed print and interactive design for: Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum; Henry Art Museum; Intel Labs; the National Park Service; Sony BMG Music; Continental Tires; and 20th Century Fox. As Assistant Professor at Winthrop University‚€™s Department of Design, Jason teaches graphic design and typography. His work has been recognized by the AIGA and How magazine.To see more of his work, visitwww.morsa.com

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