Typography Now: Typography Manual of Latin, Chinese and Japanese


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Typography Now teaches readers to understand, create, and use Latin, Chinese and Japanese typefaces in an increasingly interrelated, multilingual world. The overview of fundamentals—including typographic terms, character structures, style classifications, size, weight, text families and more—provides readers with prerequisite knowledge to understand and identify different types.

This volume introduces readers to esteemed type foundries and their design processes and techniques to demonstrate how type is created. The coverage of layout rules will help readers grasp how to effectively design with text on the page as well as combine text with mixed scripts (Chinese, Japanese and Roman.)

In addition you will find some of the best examples of typographic choices, as well as talks with experts at type foundries about the present and future of type.

Published by SendPoints Publishing Company, 2020

Hardcover, 256 pages, 9.1 × 11.8 inches

ISBN: 978-9-88-792839-3

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