What Our Lettering Needs: The Contribution of Hermann Zapf to Calligraphy and Type Design at Hallmark Cards

What Our Lettering Needs: The Contribution of Hermann Zapf to Calligraphy and Type Design at Hallmark Cards

by Rick Cusick
     
 
This book is a thorough account of Hermann Zapf's contributions to the artistry and success of Hallmark Cards, an experience that is now fully blended into the company's rich heritage.Since the late '70s, designer Rick Cusick has provided, in articles and presentations, most of what has been written about the Hallmark/Zapf association. This beautifully illustrated

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This book is a thorough account of Hermann Zapf's contributions to the artistry and success of Hallmark Cards, an experience that is now fully blended into the company's rich heritage.Since the late '70s, designer Rick Cusick has provided, in articles and presentations, most of what has been written about the Hallmark/Zapf association. This beautifully illustrated book is a tribute to Zapf's own philosophy that the artist's challenge is to ensure, despite technology and mass production, that beauty is never lost.RICK CUSICK is Manager of Font Developoment for Hallmark as well as a respected designer, calligrapher and teacher working with the University of Kansas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933360553
Publisher:
RIT Cary Graphic Arts
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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