TypeSense : Making Sense of Type on the Computer / Edition 2

TypeSense : Making Sense of Type on the Computer / Edition 2

by Susan G. Wheeler, Gary S. Wheeler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130218049

ISBN-13: 9780130218049

Pub. Date: 06/16/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Providing detailed information in elegant and readable prose, and giving readers specific and in-depth examples of typographic problems and their solutions, this comprehensive guide covers typographic history, typesetting, and typographic design all in one book and keys in on four major areas of typography usage—on a page, in a paragraph, in a

Overview

Providing detailed information in elegant and readable prose, and giving readers specific and in-depth examples of typographic problems and their solutions, this comprehensive guide covers typographic history, typesetting, and typographic design all in one book and keys in on four major areas of typography usage—on a page, in a paragraph, in a sentence, and as a design element—helping readers make sense of type on the computer and create professional-quality typographic designs. Takes readers from the broadest level of type usage (the page) to the most detailed level (the sentence) in a structured manner, and shows how to use standard and expert collection typefaces for professional-quality typesetting. Provides a ready resource of information for those on-the-computer questions, and includes numerous proofreading examples; thorough step-by-step explanation of how to proofread documents, both electronically and visuallyComprehensive—Includes all aspects of typography in one book—typographic history, typesetting, and typographic design. @SUBBULLET = Provides students with an invaluable reference book that they can keep in their professional library; enables instructors to work from a single text with a single voice that explains the complete area of typography. Ex.___ @BULLET = Four key usage areas—Explores typography on a page, in a paragraph, in asentence, and as typographic design, and explains type usage and typographic design as a component of visual design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130218049
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/16/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.18(d)

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Table of Contents

1. From the Foundry to the Computer.
2. Speaking the Language of Letters.
3. Setting Type on a Page.
4. Setting Type in a Paragraph.
5. Setting Type in a Sentence.
6. Setting Type for Special Functions.
7. Typesetting as Design.
8. Graphics as Type.
9. Typographs as Typographic Art.
Appendix A: Proofreaders' Marks.
Appendix B: Typographic Web Sites.
Glossary: Typographic Terminology.
Select Bibliography.
Index.

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