The Anatomy of Type: A Graphic Guide to 100 Typefaces

The Anatomy of Type: A Graphic Guide to 100 Typefaces

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by Stephen Coles, Tony Seddon
     
 

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The Anatomy of Type is the ultimate stylistic guide to the intricacies and design of 100 indispensable typefaces. A delightful, colorful, and visual reference guide created by Stephen Coles and Tony Seddon—two acknowledged pros in the font design world—The Anatomy of Type was developed with typographers, graphic designers, and font geeks

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The Anatomy of Type is the ultimate stylistic guide to the intricacies and design of 100 indispensable typefaces. A delightful, colorful, and visual reference guide created by Stephen Coles and Tony Seddon—two acknowledged pros in the font design world—The Anatomy of Type was developed with typographers, graphic designers, and font geeks in mind, graphically and visually expanding on the current font-mania initiated by Simon Garfields's Just My Type.

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The New York Times Book Review - Steven Heller
The Anatomy of Type does for type users what Gray's Anatomy does for pre-med students: it explains characteristic differences in body language—in this case the Western alphabet's most muscular typefaces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062203120
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/13/2012
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
530,645
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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