Typographic Design: Form and Communication / Edition 4

Typographic Design: Form and Communication / Edition 4

by Rob Carter
ISBN-10:
0471783900
ISBN-13:
2900471783908
Pub. Date:
11/03/2006
Publisher:
Wiley

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Overview

Typographic Design: Form and Communication / Edition 4

A comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of typographic design that assimilates the most important innovations of the last decade of explosive progress. This thorough revision incorporates the latest technology including desktop publishing, digital type, and bit-mapped design.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900471783908
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/03/2006
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Rob Carter is Professor Emeritus at Virginia Commonwealth University, and has served as a visiting professor at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. He is the author of American Typography Today, Typographic Design: The Great Typefaces, the five-volume Working with Type series, and Digital Color and Type. He is also coauthor of Meggs: Making Graphic Design History.

Sandra Maxa is Director of the Master of Arts Graphic Design program at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she teaches design process, theory and typography. She has served as visiting faculty at the Pratt Institute, Parsons, and at Rutgers University–Newark. As partner at Q Collective, her professional work reflects her deep interest in identity, interactivity and visual culture.

Mark Sanders is Professor in the Graphic Design department at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where he teaches typographic, system, and interaction design. He has also been a visiting assistant professor at the Pratt Institute and Rutgers University–Newark. As partner at Q Collective, he produces rich design systems that incorporate typography, identity, interaction, and space.

The late Philip B. Meggs was School of the Arts Research Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University; visiting faculty at Syracuse University and the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland; and contributing editor to Print magazine. He authored more than a dozen books and 150 articles and papers on design and typography, including a section on graphic design in Encyclopedia Britannica.

The late Ben Day was Professor Emeritus at Virginia Commonwealth University. He also taught at Boston University and had been a Visiting Designer at the University of Connecticut.

Table of Contents

The Evolution of Typography.
The Anatomy of Typography.
Syntax and Communication.
Legibility.
Typographic Technology.
Typographic Design Education.
Case Studies in Typographic Design.
Type Specimens.
Bibliography.
Picture Credits.
Index.

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". . . Typography has undergone continuous change. This book provides a concise and comprehensive overview of the fundamental information for effective typographic-design practice." (neopoprealismjournal.wetpaint.com, March 2012)

‘A two column-layout provides space to cram in a huge amount of content-a comprehensive guide to type on the web.’ (.net, July 2012)

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