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Listening to Type : Making Language Visible (Paperback) (Alex W. White)

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With this visually stunning primer, designers will develop the skills and vision to produce truly innovative, eye-catching type design. All the basics of type design are covered, and in-depth information is provided on more advanced topics such as the differences between type applications, how typography creates identity, and what best inspires readers. Chapters cover:
The language of typeSpace and typeTypographic unityWhat makes readers respondType and identityEvolving type treatmentsReadability and legibility
A timeline of the evolution of writing and typography

Designer Alex W. White packs the pages with fifteen hundred images—modern and ancient, specially created and found—that illustrate typographic concepts and continue to yield more complexity and connectivity with each viewing. Listening to Type proves that type is much more than groups of letterforms on a page; it is a language with the ability to convey meaning and evoke emotions beyond the spoken words it symbolizes.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.
Number of Pages: 261
Genre: Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Two Rivers Distribution
Author: Alex W. White
Language: English
Street Date: October 25, 2016
TCIN: 51370175
UPC: 9781621535355
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-7053
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MSRPwas $29.99

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