Everything you really need to know about typefaces
Digital Typography Sourcebook is your ultimate font reference—it tells you how to identify different fonts, where to buy them and how much you should pay, what fonts to avoid, and how to create professional looking designs.
You'll become familiar with over 400 fonts, including the hottest new designs from some of the world's leading designers. With the help of hundreds of before-and-after examples, expert Marvin Bryan gives you professional techniques for making the best use of digital typography in your work. He even tells the fascinating stories of the men and women who created many well-known typefaces and the circumstances that inspired them. You'll also find out:
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An ideal book for beginners who want to learn how to use type effectively in their work, Digital Typography Sourcebook is a thorough guide to the many kinds of typefaces available today. The author, Marvin Bryan, provides a great deal of historical information on the development of old style, transitional, modern, slab serif, sans-serif, script, blackletter, uncial, display, and novelty typefaces. Bryan also addresses technical issues of digital typography, such as using special characters and understanding the fonts available on Macintosh and Windows systems. The book discusses software utilities such as Macromedia's Fontographer, which lets you design your own fonts, and teaches you how to use type effectively in layouts and build your own font library. The CD includes a large font collection and demo versions of popular graphics packages such as Adobe Illustrator and Macromedia Freehand.From the Publisher:
This professional desktop publisher's reference to fonts covers all the bases, including how to find fonts, how to convert them between Macs and PCs, how to modify them, and how to use them to create professional designs. You'll learn how to identify fonts in print so you can create a similar look. And you'll be stepped through the creation of a font library, including what fonts to buy, how much you should pay, and what fonts to avoid.
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Descrizione libro Wiley, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0471148113
Descrizione libro Wiley, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0471148113
Descrizione libro Wiley, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 471148113