- 1455-1700 The start of it all: The first typefaces are designed in Germany, Italy, France and the Netherlands
- 1700-1890 The emergence of literacy: The popular desire for reading material drives invention
- 1890-1920 The first technological age: Type foundries become big business and mass production becomes reality
- 1920-1960 Type meets art: Typographic originality and creative culture embrace on an industrial scale
- 1960-1990 Type become cool: Type influences international style
- 1990-today The second technological age: Typesetting for the masses.
Information About The Author:
Tony Seddon is a freelance designer, art director and writer. He has authored and co-authored five books on graphic design, art direction and typography, including Thou Shall Not Use Comic Sans: A Designer's Almanac of Dos and Don'ts. He lives in East Sussex, UK.
Publisher: Firefly Books
Author Statement: Tony Seddon ; Foreword by Stephen Coles
Specs: full-color throughout, glossary, bibliography, index
Trim Size: 7 1/2" X 9 1/2" X 1"
Language code 1: eng
Publication Date: 20150814
Copyright Year: 2015
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