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The evolution of type : a graphic guide to 100 landmark typefaces / Tony Seddon ; foreword by Stephen Coles.

By: Seddon, Tony, 1965- [author.].
Contributor(s): Coles, Stephen [writer of foreword.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd 2016Description: 256 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780500241486 (hardback).Other title: Graphic guide to 100 landmark typefaces | Graphic guide to one hundred landmark typefaces.Subject(s): Type and type-founding | Type and type-founding -- Design | Type and type-founding -- HistoryDDC classification: 686.224
Contents:
Contents: Type Classification -- Type Anatomy -- The Origins of Movable Type -- Aldus Manutius and Francesco Griffo -- John Baskerville -- Jenson -- Bembo -- Garamond -- Plantin -- Janson -- Caslon -- Fournier -- Baskerville -- Bell -- Bodoni -- Walbaum -- Scotch Roman -- Clarendon -- A Line of Type -- Rudolf Koch -- Eric Gill -- Morris Fuller Benton -- Beatrice Warde -- Century -- Cheltenham -- Akzidenz-Grotesk -- Engravers -- Eckmannschrift -- Bookman -- Copperplate Gothic -- Franklin Gothic -- News Gothic -- Centaur -- Goudy Old Style -- Cooper Black -- Wilhelm Klingspor Schrift (Gotisch) -- Perpetua -- Kabel -- Futura -- Gill Sans -- Memphis -- Joanna -- DIN -- Times New Roman -- Albertus -- Rockwell -- Peignot -- Caledonia -- Palatino -- Melior -- Mistral -- Trump Mediaeval -- Univers -- Neue Haas Grotesk/Helvetica -- Transport -- The Tech That Time Forgot -- Hermann Zapf -- Adrian Frutiger -- Optima -- Antique Olive -- Amelia -- Sabon --
Contents note continued: OCR-A and OCR-B -- Americana -- Serifa -- Syntax -- ITC Avant Garde Gothic -- Frutiger -- ITC Tiffany -- ITC Bauhaus -- Bell Centennial -- ITC Galliard -- VAG Rounded -- Pixel Perfect -- Robert Slimbach -- Zuzana Licko -- Tobias Frere-Jones -- Christian Schwartz -- Swift (Neue Swift) -- Rotis -- Trajan -- ITC Officina Sans -- Template Gothic -- FF Scala -- PMN Caecilia -- FF Meta -- HTF Didot -- Myriad -- Lexicon -- DTL Fleischmann -- Mason -- Interstate -- Giza -- Knockout -- The Thesis Family -- Verdana -- Benton Sans -- Base Nine & Base Twelve -- FF Dax (FF Daxline) -- Mrs Eaves -- Bickham Script -- Modesto -- Gotham -- Arnhem -- Neutraface -- MVB Verdigris -- Brioso -- Akkurat -- Freight -- Bello -- Whitney -- Ministry Script -- Verlag -- Archer -- Vitesse -- Heron Serif -- Selva.
Summary: Summary: Chosen to represent the key elements of form used by the punch cutters, calligraphers and designers of their day, and presented in chronological order by release date, each typeface is discussed in terms of its origins and its impact on the design and print industries, and considerations for screen use.00Versions released in metal type for hand-setting and for the Monotype and Linotype machines, as phototype, and as digital revivals or originals, are covered in detail alongside information about the people responsible for the design and development of each adaptation.00Key glyphs are annotated to indicate features that mark out how typeface design has evolved over the last 500 or so years. Visual comparisons illustrate how typefaces created years ago have influenced contemporary designs.00For the general reader, this book offers a thorough history of the typefaces we have been reading for decades; for typographers and designers, it is a valuable resource that will help to inform their choice of the most appropriate typeface for any project.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: Type Classification -- Type Anatomy -- The Origins of Movable Type -- Aldus Manutius and Francesco Griffo -- John Baskerville -- Jenson -- Bembo -- Garamond -- Plantin -- Janson -- Caslon -- Fournier -- Baskerville -- Bell -- Bodoni -- Walbaum -- Scotch Roman -- Clarendon -- A Line of Type -- Rudolf Koch -- Eric Gill -- Morris Fuller Benton -- Beatrice Warde -- Century -- Cheltenham -- Akzidenz-Grotesk -- Engravers -- Eckmannschrift -- Bookman -- Copperplate Gothic -- Franklin Gothic -- News Gothic -- Centaur -- Goudy Old Style -- Cooper Black -- Wilhelm Klingspor Schrift (Gotisch) -- Perpetua -- Kabel -- Futura -- Gill Sans -- Memphis -- Joanna -- DIN -- Times New Roman -- Albertus -- Rockwell -- Peignot -- Caledonia -- Palatino -- Melior -- Mistral -- Trump Mediaeval -- Univers -- Neue Haas Grotesk/Helvetica -- Transport -- The Tech That Time Forgot -- Hermann Zapf -- Adrian Frutiger -- Optima -- Antique Olive -- Amelia -- Sabon --

Contents note continued: OCR-A and OCR-B -- Americana -- Serifa -- Syntax -- ITC Avant Garde Gothic -- Frutiger -- ITC Tiffany -- ITC Bauhaus -- Bell Centennial -- ITC Galliard -- VAG Rounded -- Pixel Perfect -- Robert Slimbach -- Zuzana Licko -- Tobias Frere-Jones -- Christian Schwartz -- Swift (Neue Swift) -- Rotis -- Trajan -- ITC Officina Sans -- Template Gothic -- FF Scala -- PMN Caecilia -- FF Meta -- HTF Didot -- Myriad -- Lexicon -- DTL Fleischmann -- Mason -- Interstate -- Giza -- Knockout -- The Thesis Family -- Verdana -- Benton Sans -- Base Nine & Base Twelve -- FF Dax (FF Daxline) -- Mrs Eaves -- Bickham Script -- Modesto -- Gotham -- Arnhem -- Neutraface -- MVB Verdigris -- Brioso -- Akkurat -- Freight -- Bello -- Whitney -- Ministry Script -- Verlag -- Archer -- Vitesse -- Heron Serif -- Selva.

Summary: Chosen to represent the key elements of form used by the punch cutters, calligraphers and designers of their day, and presented in chronological order by release date, each typeface is discussed in terms of its origins and its impact on the design and print industries, and considerations for screen use.00Versions released in metal type for hand-setting and for the Monotype and Linotype machines, as phototype, and as digital revivals or originals, are covered in detail alongside information about the people responsible for the design and development of each adaptation.00Key glyphs are annotated to indicate features that mark out how typeface design has evolved over the last 500 or so years. Visual comparisons illustrate how typefaces created years ago have influenced contemporary designs.00For the general reader, this book offers a thorough history of the typefaces we have been reading for decades; for typographers and designers, it is a valuable resource that will help to inform their choice of the most appropriate typeface for any project.

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