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Vintage Type and Graphics: An Eclectic Collection of Typography, Ornament, Letterheads, and Trademarks from 1896 to 1936

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Exquisite graphic design artifacts comprise this unusual collection culled from the pages of type and typography books dating from 1896 to 1936. Design professionals, students and teachers of graphic design, and anyone with an interest in vintage design will be delighted to find rare, never-before-reprinted type specimens, vintage layouts, logos, and decorations that will serve as an inspiration and resource for practicing and aspiring graphic designers.

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Overview

Exquisite graphic design artifacts comprise this unusual collection culled from the pages of type and typography books dating from 1896 to 1936. Design professionals, students and teachers of graphic design, and anyone with an interest in vintage design will be delighted to find rare, never-before-reprinted type specimens, vintage layouts, logos, and decorations that will serve as an inspiration and resource for practicing and aspiring graphic designers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581158922
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/1/2011
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 336,820
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven Heller is co-chair of the MFA Design: Design as Author program at the School of Visual Arts, New
York. His many previous books include Typographic
Universe, New Modernist Type, and
Scripts.

Louise
Fili is director of Fili Design, a New York-based design studio specializing in typographic treatments. The recipient of the AIGA Medal in 2014, she is the coauthor with Steven Heller of Scripts.

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  • Posted March 7, 2012

    A welcome book for typophiles!

    This is a gorgeous reference book that highlights amazing type, logos and motifs from the ornate design era of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

    The additional cd-rom is fantastic as well and will prove useful for years.

    I highly recommend it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2011

    Fantastic!

    This is a must-have for designers who drool over vintage type from years 1896-1936. Very good quality, and the included CD-ROM gives PDFs of every single page!

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