30 Essential Typefaces for A Lifetime

(Book - 2006)
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30 Essential Typefaces for A Lifetime

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There are thousands of typefaces and more being produced monthly. It is a continual challenge for designers to select the exact typeface best suited for a project. In collaboration with the School of St. Martin, Art Center Pasadena, Rhode Island School of Design, Basel, and Yale Design School, 30 Essential Typefaces for a Lifetime defines 30 of the most useful and classic typefaces for all design needs and occasions. Neville Brody imagined "it takes 10 years for someone to master a typeface." This book contains "typefaces for a lifetime."
Title: 30 essential typefaces for a lifetime
Publisher: Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport, 2006
Characteristics: 302 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,27 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited and curated by Imin Pao and Joshua Berger
Contents: Essays : Living with type. Don't try this at home! / Cyrus Highsmith ; I have only one typeface which I use and love / Wolfgang Weingart ; Avenir / Henk van Assen ; Thoughts relating to the typeface univers / Simon Johnston
Essays : Evolution of type. Out of the darkness / Stanley Moss ; The making of Avenir next / Akira Kobayashi ; Interview with Matthew Carter / Joshua Berger
Fonts 1-30
ALL 30 / Ian Lynam
Additional Contributors: Berger, Joshua
Pao, Imin
ISBN: 9781592532780
Branch Call Number: 686.224 T447 2006
Subject Headings: Type and type-founding
Topical Term: Type and type-founding
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