• The Designer’s Dictionary of Type

The Designer’s Dictionary of Type

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Following in the footsteps of The Designer’s Dictionary of Color, providing a vivid and highly accessible look at an even more important graphic design ingredient: typography.

From classic fonts like Garamond and Helvetica to modern-day digital fonts like OCR-A and Keedy Sans, author and designer Sean Adams demystifies 48 major typefaces, describing their history, stylistic traits, and common application.

Adams provides eye-catching illustrated examples, showcasing the beauty and expressiveness of typography, as employed by the world’s greatest designers.

Organized by serif, sans-serif, script, display, and digital typefaces, this book is a vital guide for designers, teachers, or students looking to gain a foundational understanding of the art, practice, and history of typography.

Designed by Sean Adams

Published by Abrams Books, 2019

Hardcover, 256 pages, 9.625 × 7.5 inches

ISBN: 978-1-41-973718-3

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