Fifty Type Faces That Changed The World

Fifty Type Faces That Changed The World

by John L Waters
     
 

See the 50 most influential fonts not just on the page of the book, but in use on cellphone screens, billboard posters, perfume packaging, aircraft hulls, buildings and more. This witty, engaging insight into the meanings of type ranges from classical Rome to the digital future, via pivotal moments over the past few hundred years.See more details below

Overview

See the 50 most influential fonts not just on the page of the book, but in use on cellphone screens, billboard posters, perfume packaging, aircraft hulls, buildings and more. This witty, engaging insight into the meanings of type ranges from classical Rome to the digital future, via pivotal moments over the past few hundred years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840916294
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
656,569
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

John L.Waters is editor of the beautiful and collectible graphic design magazine Eye. He also writes about creative music for The Guardian newspaper in the UK, and is a successful music producer and artist.

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