The Resource Typographic design : form and communication, Rob Carter, Ben Day, Philip Meggs

Typographic design : form and communication, Rob Carter, Ben Day, Philip Meggs

Label
Typographic design : form and communication
Title
Typographic design
Title remainder
form and communication
Statement of responsibility
Rob Carter, Ben Day, Philip Meggs
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An in-depth survey of the design process ... included are ... case studies of recent projects by prominent designers, discussion of the impact of advanced technology upon design, a carefully illustrated survey of legibility research, and hundreds of type specimens ... richly illustrated with 446 figures, diagrams, and ... examples of typographic design"--Back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carter, Rob
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z253
LC item number
.C32 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Day, Ben
  • Meggs, Philip B
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Printing
  • Graphic design (Typography)
  • Graphic arts
  • Codes typographiques
  • Maquettes (Industries graphiques)
  • Arts graphiques
  • Graphic arts
  • Graphic design (Typography)
  • Printing
  • Design
  • Typographie
Label
Typographic design : form and communication, Rob Carter, Ben Day, Philip Meggs
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 254-257
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The evolution of typography -- From the origins of writing to Gutenberg's invention of movable type -- Typography from Gutenberg to the nineteenth century -- The nineteenth century and the Industrial Revolution -- Typography in the twentieth century -- The anatomy of typography -- Letterforms analyzed -- The typographic font -- Basic classification of typefaces -- Typographic measurement -- The type family -- Syntax and communication -- Typographic syntax -- Visual hierarchy -- Typographic space -- ABA form -- The typographic grid -- The typographic message -- Verbal/visual equations -- Function and expression -- Legibility -- Distinguishing characteristics of letters -- The nature of words -- Capital and lowercase letters -- Interletter and interword spacing -- Type size, line length, and interline spacing -- Weight -- Character width -- Italics -- Color combinations -- Justified and unjustified typography -- Paragraphs and indentations -- Legibility and the grid -- Typographic technology -- Hand composition -- Linotype -- Monotype -- Ludlow -- Phototypesetting -- Display photographic typesetting -- Digital typesetting -- Typographic design education -- Generation of a typographic sign from a gestural mark -- Letter/digit configurations -- Urban letterform studies -- Inventing sign systems -- Letterform analysis -- Interpretive compositions -- Repetition and pattern making -- Typography and image transformations -- Visual organization and grid structures -- Typographic variations through changing parameters -- Experimental compositions with found typography -- Poem and news combinations -- Typographic cubes -- Calendar typography -- Interpretive typography: form and content -- Typeface history posters -- Type specimen book page -- Alphabet letterpress book -- Symphony posters -- Type chronology booklet -- Thematic exhibition posters -- Graphic itinerary -- Case studies in typographic design -- The NASA visual identity system -- An exhibition catalog for Fluxus Etc. -- The redesign of the Minneapolis Tribune -- Permutations in a title-page design -- Typographic film titles -- The periodical format for Nautical Quarterly -- Type specimens -- Old style -- San serif -- Transitional -- Modern -- Egyptian -- Display fonts -- Text column specimens -- Glossary -- Copyfitting -- Character count table for text type specimens -- Suggested working methods in typographic design -- Proofreader's marks -- A chronology of typeface designs
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
ix, 262 pages
Isbn
9780442261665
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
85000667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)11622078
  • (OCoLC)ocm11622078
Label
Typographic design : form and communication, Rob Carter, Ben Day, Philip Meggs
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 254-257
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The evolution of typography -- From the origins of writing to Gutenberg's invention of movable type -- Typography from Gutenberg to the nineteenth century -- The nineteenth century and the Industrial Revolution -- Typography in the twentieth century -- The anatomy of typography -- Letterforms analyzed -- The typographic font -- Basic classification of typefaces -- Typographic measurement -- The type family -- Syntax and communication -- Typographic syntax -- Visual hierarchy -- Typographic space -- ABA form -- The typographic grid -- The typographic message -- Verbal/visual equations -- Function and expression -- Legibility -- Distinguishing characteristics of letters -- The nature of words -- Capital and lowercase letters -- Interletter and interword spacing -- Type size, line length, and interline spacing -- Weight -- Character width -- Italics -- Color combinations -- Justified and unjustified typography -- Paragraphs and indentations -- Legibility and the grid -- Typographic technology -- Hand composition -- Linotype -- Monotype -- Ludlow -- Phototypesetting -- Display photographic typesetting -- Digital typesetting -- Typographic design education -- Generation of a typographic sign from a gestural mark -- Letter/digit configurations -- Urban letterform studies -- Inventing sign systems -- Letterform analysis -- Interpretive compositions -- Repetition and pattern making -- Typography and image transformations -- Visual organization and grid structures -- Typographic variations through changing parameters -- Experimental compositions with found typography -- Poem and news combinations -- Typographic cubes -- Calendar typography -- Interpretive typography: form and content -- Typeface history posters -- Type specimen book page -- Alphabet letterpress book -- Symphony posters -- Type chronology booklet -- Thematic exhibition posters -- Graphic itinerary -- Case studies in typographic design -- The NASA visual identity system -- An exhibition catalog for Fluxus Etc. -- The redesign of the Minneapolis Tribune -- Permutations in a title-page design -- Typographic film titles -- The periodical format for Nautical Quarterly -- Type specimens -- Old style -- San serif -- Transitional -- Modern -- Egyptian -- Display fonts -- Text column specimens -- Glossary -- Copyfitting -- Character count table for text type specimens -- Suggested working methods in typographic design -- Proofreader's marks -- A chronology of typeface designs
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
ix, 262 pages
Isbn
9780442261665
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
85000667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)11622078
  • (OCoLC)ocm11622078

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