New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age

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Thames & Hudson, 2007 - Computer fonts - 192 pages
Here is a lively and lighthearted survey that looks at the role that old and classic fonts - from letterpress to slab serifs and beyond - play in contemporary graphic design. Written and compiled by the world's leading graphic-design historian, the book provides hundreds of examples, as well as informed texts that will entertain, edify and inspire a new generation of students and practitioners to appreciate that the past contains typographic riches for the future.

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About the author (2007)

Steven Heller is senior Art Director for the New York Times & author of over seventy books on art, culture, & design. He lives in New York City.

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