The Education of a Typographer

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Steven Heller
Allworth Press, 2004 - Art - 261 pages
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This priceless resource explores the methods for teaching and learningypography. Featuring more than forty essays from top experts and educatorsn typography today, this collection - the first of its kind - runs the gamutrom introducing the themes of type and typography to various complex andarefied strategies for learning. Teachers, students, and professionalsngaged in teaching type will find insights on traditions and conventions,ypographic narratives, type dialogues, and digital literacy as well as apecial section of syllabi and projects. Representing a diverse and prominentoster, contributors include Allan Haley, Art Chantry, Stefan Sagmeister,enise Gonzales Crisp, Nick Bell, Jonathan Barnbrook, Teal Triggs, Ed Fella,ames Craig, Johanna Drucker, David Jury, John D. Berry, Max Kisman,atherine McCoy, and many others. Anyone working with or interested in typeill be inspired by this unique collection. There is no other book like thisn the market. This is the first time educators in the field of typographyave shared their insights, experiences, and syllabi for other teachers and

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About the author (2004)

Steven Heller is the art director of the New York Times Book Review, the chair of the graduate design program at the School of Visual Arts, and the author of more than 80 books, including The Education of an Illustrator. He lives in New York City.

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