A Type Primer
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Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
Release Date : 2002
ISBN 10 : 9781856692915
Pages : 196 pages
Rating : 3.5/5 from 3 reviews
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A guide full of practical hints to help build the confidence of graphics and typography students. Its aim is to bring the reader to the point where they understand the basic principles of typography and to strengthen the designer's eye through informed, direct observation.

A Type Primer

by John Kane

A guide full of practical hints to help build the confidence of graphics and typography students. Its aim is to bring the reader to the point where they understand the basic principles of typography and to strengthen the designer's eye through informed, direct observation.

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A Type Primer  2nd edition

by John Kane

A bestselling practical introduction to typography, this book analyzes the basic principles and applications of type. In this revised and expanded edition, the author includes more on digital type, as well as new material on setting of type, choosing an appropriate typeface, and the use of color to reinforce typographic hierarchy. The section on grid systems has been strengthened with the addition of new explanatory diagrams. The book also includes a brief history of typography, numerous examples to illustrate the

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