The Resource Just my type : a book about fonts, Simon Garfield

Just my type : a book about fonts, Simon Garfield

Label
Just my type : a book about fonts
Title
Just my type
Title remainder
a book about fonts
Statement of responsibility
Simon Garfield
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A romp through the history of fonts and the lives of the great typographers, revealing the extent to which fonts are not only shaped by but also define the world in which we live
Summary
Documents the history of typefaces from the early days of Gutenberg to the modern applications of digital fonts, tracing the impact of font usage in business and pop culture while explaining what favorite fonts reveal about personality
Writing style
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394568
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Garfield, Simon
Dewey number
686.224
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Graphic design (Typography)
  • Type and type-founding
  • Type and type-founding
  • Type and type-founding
  • Type and type-founding
  • Typographers
Target audience
adult
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a book about fonts
Label
Just my type : a book about fonts, Simon Garfield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-338) and index
Contents
Love letters -- We don't serve your type -- Capital offence ; Gill Sans -- Legibility vs readability ; Albertus -- Can a font make me popular? ; Futura v Verdana -- The hands of unlettered men ; Doves -- The ampersand's final twist -- Baskerville is dead (long live Baskerville) ; Mrs. Eaves & Mr. Eaves -- Tunnel visions -- What is it about the Swiss ; Frutiger -- Road akzidenz -- DIY -- What the font? -- Can a font be German, or Jewish? ; Futura -- American Scottish ; Moderns, Egyptians, and fat faces -- Gotham is go -- Pirates and clones ; Optima -- The clamour from the past ; Sabon -- Breaking the rules ; The interrobang -- The serif of Liverpool ; Vendome -- Fox, gloves -- The worst fonts in the world -- Just my type
Control code
ocn706017795
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
356 p.
Isbn
9781592406524
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)706017795
Label
Just my type : a book about fonts, Simon Garfield
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-338) and index
Contents
Love letters -- We don't serve your type -- Capital offence ; Gill Sans -- Legibility vs readability ; Albertus -- Can a font make me popular? ; Futura v Verdana -- The hands of unlettered men ; Doves -- The ampersand's final twist -- Baskerville is dead (long live Baskerville) ; Mrs. Eaves & Mr. Eaves -- Tunnel visions -- What is it about the Swiss ; Frutiger -- Road akzidenz -- DIY -- What the font? -- Can a font be German, or Jewish? ; Futura -- American Scottish ; Moderns, Egyptians, and fat faces -- Gotham is go -- Pirates and clones ; Optima -- The clamour from the past ; Sabon -- Breaking the rules ; The interrobang -- The serif of Liverpool ; Vendome -- Fox, gloves -- The worst fonts in the world -- Just my type
Control code
ocn706017795
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
356 p.
Isbn
9781592406524
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)706017795

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