Yearbook of Type II
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The development and distribution of new typefaces has changed radically due to the ever-increasing digitization of media. Desktop publishing and programs for designing your own fonts have enabled a previously unimaginable wealth of new fonts. To keep this welcome variety manageable, Slanted's annual Yearbook of Type features a selection of new releases from around the world—from major type publishers to small, independent typographers and foundries.
This independent compendium presents individual typefaces or typeface families on a double-page spread, providing visual impressions as well as background and detailed information on the typeface's features. In addition, a section with essays offers background knowledge, technical aspects, instructions or descriptions from the scene.
Yearbook of Type II provides designers with inspiration and can serve as a resource for selecting typefaces, but the publication also appeals to all those interested in contemporary typefaces and type design. Each yearbook works as both a catalog and reference work.
Includes indexes organized around typeface classification and designer
With essays from Rudolf Barmettler, Thomas Huot-Marchand, Jakob Runge, Alice Savoie, Ole Schäfer, and Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer
Creative direction by Lars Harmsen
Art direction by Julia Kahl
Published by Niggli, 2015
Board cover with hot foil stamping, 416 pages, 6.8 × 9.7 inches