Typography Papers 7

$40.00

Typography Papers was an occasional book-length publication with a broad international scope, publishing extended articles relating typography to adjacent disciplines.

This issue (Number 7) presents an eclectic collection of articles, including a lengthy consideration of Claude Garamond—the designer whose new roman typefaces debuted in Paris in the 1530s and went on to dominate Western typography for the next two centuries—by type historian H. D. L. Vervliet. 

Also included:

an examination of the eighteenth-century belief in the necessity of perfection in type and printing by printing and type scholar Justin Howes (1963-2005)

a nineteenth-century scheme for universal letters discussed by Eric Kindel

an article on twentieth-century typefaces designed for reading by young children by Sue Walker

an eyewitness account of pioneering work in legibility research in the 1970s and 1980s by Linda Reynolds

Published by Hyphen Press, 2007

Softcover, 128 pages, 100 b&w images, 8.3 × 11.7 inches

ISBN: 978-0-907259-33-6