Extra Bold

Extra Bold
Author: Ellen Lupton,Jennifer Tobias
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2021-06-25
ISBN 10: 1648960227
ISBN 13: 9781648960222
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Extra Bold Book Review:

Extra Bold is the inclusive, practical, and informative (design) career guide for everyone! Part textbook and part comic book, zine, manifesto, survival guide, and self-help manual, Extra Bold is filled with stories and ideas that don't show up in other career books or design overviews. • Both pragmatic and inquisitive, the book explores power structures in the workplace and how to navigate them. • Interviews showcase people at different stages of their careers. • Biographical sketches explore individuals marginalized by sexism, racism, and ableism. • Practical guides cover everything from starting out, to wage gaps, coming out at work, cover letters, mentoring, and more. A new take on the design canon. • Opens with critical essays that rethink design principles and practices through theories of feminism, anti-racism, inclusion, and nonbinary thinking. • Features interviews, essays, typefaces, and projects from dozens of contributors with a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, abilities, gender identities, and positions of economic and social privilege. • Adds new voices to the dominant design canon. Written collaboratively by a diverse team of authors, with original, handcrafted illustrations by Jennifer Tobias that bring warmth, happiness, humor, and narrative depth to the book. Extra Bold is written by Ellen Lupton (Thinking with Type), Farah Kafei, Jennifer Tobias, Josh A. Halstead, Kaleena Sales, Leslie Xia, and Valentina Vergara.

Thinking with Type

Thinking with Type
Author: Ellen Lupton
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2014-04-15
ISBN 10: 1616893508
ISBN 13: 9781616893507
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thinking with Type Book Review:

"Thinking with Type is to typography what Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time is to physics."—I Love Typography The best-selling Thinking with Type in a revised and expanded second edition: Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication. Ellen Lupton provides clear and focused guidance on how letters, words, and paragraphs should be aligned, spaced, ordered, and shaped. The book covers all typography essentials, from typefaces and type families, to kerning and tracking, to using a grid. Visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form, including what the rules are, and how to break them. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content with the latest information on: • style sheets for print and the web • the use of ornaments and captions • lining and non-lining numerals • the use of small caps and enlarged capitals • mixing typefaces • font formats and font licensing Plus, new eye-opening demonstrations of basic typography design with letters, helpful exercises, and dozens of additional illustrations. Thinking with Type is the typography book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words. If you love font and lettering books, Ellen Lupton's guide reveals the way typefaces are constructed and how to use them most effectively. Fans of Thinking with Type will love Ellen Lupton's new book Extra Bold: A Feminist, Inclusive, Anti-racist, Nonbinary Field Guide for Graphic Designers.

Type on Screen

Type on Screen
Author: Ellen Lupton,Maryland Institute College of Art
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2014-08-12
ISBN 10: 161689346X
ISBN 13: 9781616893460
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Type on Screen Book Review:

The long awaited follow-up to our all-time bestseller Thinking with Type is here. Type on Screen is the definitive guide to using classic typographic concepts of form and structure to make dynamic compositions for screen-based applications. Covering a broad range of technologies—from electronic publications and websites to videos and mobile devices—this hands-on primer presents the latest information available to help designers make critical creative decisions, including how to choose typefaces for the screen, how to style beautiful, functional text and navigation, how to apply principles of animation to text, and how to generate new forms and experiences with code-based operations. Type on Screen is an essential design tool for anyone seeking clear and focused guidance about typography for the digital age.

Thinking with Type 2nd revised and expanded edition

Thinking with Type  2nd revised and expanded edition
Author: Ellen Lupton
Publsiher: Princeton Architectural Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2010-10-06
ISBN 10: 9781568989693
ISBN 13: 1568989695
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thinking with Type 2nd revised and expanded edition Book Review:

Our all time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged capitals, as well as information on captions, font licensing, mixing typefaces, and hand lettering. Throughout the book, visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form—what the rules are and how to break them. Thinking with Type is a type book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words. The popular online companion to Thinking with Type (www.thinkingwithtype.com) has been revised to reflect the new material in the second edition.

Just My Type

Just My Type
Author: Simon Garfield
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2011-09-01
ISBN 10: 1101577819
ISBN 13: 9781101577813
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Just My Type Book Review:

A hugely entertaining and revealing guide to the history of type that asks, What does your favorite font say about you? Fonts surround us every day, on street signs and buildings, on movie posters and books, and on just about every product we buy. But where do fonts come from, and why do we need so many? Who is responsible for the staid practicality of Times New Roman, the cool anonymity of Arial, or the irritating levity of Comic Sans (and the movement to ban it)? Typefaces are now 560 years old, but we barely knew their names until about twenty years ago when the pull-down font menus on our first computers made us all the gods of type. Beginning in the early days of Gutenberg and ending with the most adventurous digital fonts, Simon Garfield explores the rich history and subtle powers of type. He goes on to investigate a range of modern mysteries, including how Helvetica took over the world, what inspires the seeming ubiquitous use of Trajan on bad movie posters, and exactly why the all-type cover of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus was so effective. It also examines why the "T" in the Beatles logo is longer than the other letters and how Gotham helped Barack Obama into the White House. A must-have book for the design conscious, Just My Type's cheeky irreverence will also charm everyone who loved Eats, Shoots & Leaves and Schott's Original Miscellany.

Typography Essentials Revised and Updated

Typography Essentials Revised and Updated
Author: Ina Saltz
Publsiher: Rockport Publishers
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2019-02-12
ISBN 10: 1631596489
ISBN 13: 9781631596483
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Typography Essentials Revised and Updated Book Review:

Typography Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Working with Type is a practical, hands-on resource that distills and organizes the many complex issues surrounding the effective use of typography. An essential reference for designers since 2009, Typography Essentials is now completely refreshed with updated text, new graphics and photos, and a whole new look. Divided into four sections—The Letter, The Word, The Paragraph, and The Page—the text is concise, compact, and easy to reference. Each of the 100 principles, which cover all practical aspects of designing with type, has an explanation and inspiring visual examples drawn from international books, magazines, posters, and more. Typography Essentials is for designers of every medium in which type plays a major role, and is organized and designed to make the process enjoyable and entertaining, as well as instructional.

Playing with Type

Playing with Type
Author: Lara McCormick
Publsiher: Rockport Publishers
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2013-02-01
ISBN 10: 1610587928
ISBN 13: 9781610587921
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Playing with Type Book Review:

Playing with Type is a hands-on, playful approach to learning type application and principles. This engaging guide begins with an introduction to the philosophy of learning through the process of play. Along with a series of experimental design projects with an emphasis on type, the author provides designers with a “toolkit” of ideas and skills developed through the process of play. The awareness and sensitivity to type styles, forms, and type choices gained through these visual experiments will increase the designer’s confidence in their personal and professional work. This book can be used in the classroom or independently, and readers can go directly to exercises that appeal to them.

Design with Type

Design with Type
Author: Carl Dair
Publsiher: University of Toronto Press
Total Pages: 162
Release: 1952
ISBN 10: 0802065198
ISBN 13: 9780802065193
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Design with Type Book Review:

Design with Type takes the reader through a study of typography that starts with the individual letter and proceeds through the word, the line, and the mass of text. The contrasts possible with type are treated in detail, along with their applications to the typography ofbooks, advertising, magazines, and information data. The various contending schools oftypography are discussed, copiously illustrated with the author's selection of over 150 examples of imaginative typography from many parts ot the world. Design with Type differs from all other books on typography in that it discusses type as a design material as well as a means of communication: the premise is that if type is understood in terms of design, the user of type will be better able to work with it to achieve maximum legibility and effectiveness, as well as aesthetic pleasure. Everyone who uses type, everyone who enjoys the appearance of the printed word, will find Design with Type informative and fascinating. It provides, too, an outstanding example of the effectiveness of imaginative and tasteful typographic design.

Type Color

Type   Color
Author: Mark van Wageningen
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2019-12-24
ISBN 10: 1616898828
ISBN 13: 9781616898823
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Type Color Book Review:

To create his award-winning multicolored typefaces, Mark van Wageningen first returned to the past for his research: wood-type printing. His subsequent form and color studies led to a series of popular digital typefaces and awards for typographic excellence from the Type Directors Club. In Type & Color, the pioneering typographic designer provides all the tools you will need to participate in the hottest typography trend: designing with multicolored fonts. This manual, aimed at a broad spectrum of graphic design professionals, offers analyses of chromatic type specimens, instructions for multilayer type design, and applications across a range of print and digital media. From display fonts to running text, discover how color can give words expressive new possibilities.

Typographic Systems of Design

Typographic Systems of Design
Author: Kimberly Elam
Publsiher: Princeton Architectural Press
Total Pages: 159
Release: 2007-05-03
ISBN 10: 9781568986876
ISBN 13: 1568986874
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Typographic Systems of Design Book Review:

Typographic organization has always been a complex system in that there are so many elements at play, such as hierarchy, order of reading, legibility, and contrast. In Typographic Systems, Kim Elam, author of our bestselling books, Geometry of Design and Grid Systems, explores eight major structural frameworks beyond the gridincluding random, radial, modular, and bilateralsystems. By taking the reader through exercises, student work, and professional examples, Elam offers a broad range of design solutions. Once essential visual organization systems are understood the designer can fluidly organize words or images within a structure, combination of structures, or a variation of a structure. With clarity and substance, each systemfrom the structured axis to the nonhierarchical radial arrayis explained and explored so that the reader comes away with a better understanding of these intricate complex arrangements. Typographic Systems is the seventh title in our bestselling Design Briefs series, which has sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide.

Type Matters

Type Matters
Author: Jim Williams,Ben Casey
Publsiher: Merrell Pub Limited
Total Pages: 157
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9781858945675
ISBN 13: 1858945674
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Type Matters Book Review:

Once upon a time, only typesetters needed to know about kerning, leading, ligatures, and hanging punctuation. Today, however, most of us work on computers, with access to hundreds of fonts, and we’d all like our letters, reports and other documents to look as good – and as readable – as possible. But what does all the confusing terminology about ink traps, letter spacing, and visual centring mean, and what are the rules for good typography? Type Matters! is a book of tips for everyday use, for all users of typography, from students and professionals to anyone who does any layout design on a computer. The book is arranged into three chapters: an introduction to the basics of typography; headline and display type; and setting text. Within each chapter there are sections devoted to particular principles or problems, such as selecting the right typeface, leading, and the treatment of numbers. Examples throughout show precisely what makes good typography – and, crucially, what doesn’t. Authoritatively written and designed by a practitioner and teacher of typography, Type Matters! has a beautifully clear layout that reinforces the principles discussed throughout.

Graphic Design

Graphic Design
Author: Ellen Lupton,Jennifer Cole Phillips
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 247
Release: 2014-04-15
ISBN 10: 1616893443
ISBN 13: 9781616893446
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Graphic Design Book Review:

How do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside the design annuals and monographs of other designers' work. For those looking to challenge the cut-and-paste mentality there are few resources that are both informative and inspirational. In Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton, best-selling author of such books as Thinking with Type and Design It Yourself, and design educator Jennifer Cole Phillips refocus design instruction on the study of the fundamentals of form in a critical, rigorous way informed by contemporary media, theory, and software systems

Graphic Design Thinking

Graphic Design Thinking
Author: Ellen Lupton
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 184
Release: 1900
ISBN 10: 9781616891848
ISBN 13: 161689184X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Graphic Design Thinking Book Review:

The Elements of Graphic Design

The Elements of Graphic Design
Author: Alex W. White
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2011-03-15
ISBN 10: 1581157800
ISBN 13: 9781581157802
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Elements of Graphic Design Book Review:

This very popular design book has been wholly revised and expanded to feature a new dimension of inspiring and counterintuitive ideas to thinking about graphic design relationships. The Elements of Graphic Design, Second Edition is now in full color in a larger, 8 x 10-inch trim size, and contains 40 percent more content and over 750 images to enhance and better clarify the concepts in this thought-provoking resource. The second edition also includes a new section on Web design; new discussions of modularity, framing, motion and time, rules of randomness, and numerous quotes supported by images and biographies. This pioneering work provides designers, art directors, and students--regardless of experience--with a unique approach to successful design. Veteran designer and educator Alex. W. White has assembled a wealth of information and examples in his exploration of what makes visual design stunning and easy to read. Readers will discover White's four elements of graphic design, including how to: define and reveal dominant images, words, and concepts; use scale, color, and position to guide the viewer through levels of importance; employ white space as a significant component of design and not merely as background; and use display and text type for maximum comprehension and value to the reader. Offering a new way to think about and use the four design elements, this book is certain to inspire better design. 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.

The Graphic Design Idea Book

The Graphic Design Idea Book
Author: Gail Anderson,Gaile Anderson,Steven Heller
Publsiher: Laurence King Publishing
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2016-04-13
ISBN 10: 1780679939
ISBN 13: 9781780679938
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Graphic Design Idea Book Book Review:

This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good design. Broken into sections covering the fundamental elements of design, key works by acclaimed designers serve to illustrate technical points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Themes covered include narrative, colour, illusion, ornament, simplicity, and wit and humour. The result is an instantly accessible and easy to understand guide to graphic design using professional techniques.

Graphic Design Referenced

Graphic Design  Referenced
Author: Bryony Gomez-Palacio,Armin Vit
Publsiher: Rockport Pub
Total Pages: 391
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 1592534473
ISBN 13: 9781592534470
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Graphic Design Referenced Book Review:

A comprehensive guide to graphic design and print.

The Senses

The Senses
Author: Ellen Lupton,Andrea Lipps
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2018-07-24
ISBN 10: 1616897740
ISBN 13: 9781616897741
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Senses Book Review:

A powerful reminder to anyone who thinks design is primarily a visual pursuit, The Senses accompanies a major exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum that explores how space, materials, sound, and light affect the mind and body. Learn how contemporary designers, including Petra Blaisse, Bruce Mau, Malin+Goetz and many others, engage sensory experience. Multisensory design can solve problems and enhance life for everyone, including those with sensory disabilities. Featuring thematic essays on topics ranging from design for the table to tactile graphics, tactile sound, and visualizing the senses, this book is a call to action for multisensory design practice. The Senses: Design Beyond Vision is mandatory reading for students and professionals working in diverse fields, including products, interiors, graphics, interaction, sound, animation, and data visualization, or anyone seeking the widest possible understanding of design. The book, designed by David Genco with Ellen Lupton, is edited by Lupton and curator Andrea Lipps. Includes essays by Lupton, Lipps, Christopher Brosius, Hansel Bauman, Karen Kraskow, Binglei Yan, and Simon Kinnear.

Designing with Type

Designing with Type
Author: James Craig,Irene Korol Scala,William Bevington
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 175
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9780823014132
ISBN 13: 0823014134
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Designing with Type Book Review:

"Part textbook and part reference work, the fifth edition of a typographic classic begins with a thumbnail history of the development of written language and ends with a glossary; in between are in-depth looks at five classic typefaces, lessons on designing with text type, display type and color, and plenty of project assignments. Though Craig, the former design director for Watson-Guptill, touches on the way that type design can be akin to fine art, most of his focus is on the subtle ways in which typeface affects "mood," and letter shape and spacing influences readability, emphasis and even meaning. Even though technological advances have made innovative text design ever simpler, readers—of books, brochures, cereal boxes and subway advertisements—still tend to prefer their type to be "invisible"—in other words, "to serve as a quiet vehicle for enhancing the meaning of a text." While best suited for a beginning graphic design student, this clear, readable book should also intrigue those interested in how the look of a sentence has an impact on the way we read it." - Reed Business Information.

Graphic Design Theory

Graphic Design Theory
Author: Helen Armstrong
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2012-08-10
ISBN 10: 1616891238
ISBN 13: 9781616891237
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Graphic Design Theory Book Review:

Graphic Design Theory is organized in three sections: "Creating the Field" traces the evolution of graphic design over the course of the early 1900s, including influential avant-garde ideas of futurism, constructivism, and the Bauhaus; "Building on Success" covers the mid- to late twentieth century and considers the International Style, modernism, and postmodernism; and "Mapping the Future" opens at the end of the last century and includes current discussions on legibility, social responsibility, and new media. Striking color images illustrate each of the movements discussed and demonstrate the ongoing relationship between theory and practice. A brief commentary prefaces each text, providing a cultural and historical framework through which the work can be evaluated. Authors include such influential designers as Herbert Bayer, L'szlo Moholy-Nagy, Karl Gerstner, Katherine McCoy, Michael Rock, Lev Manovich, Ellen Lupton, and Lorraine Wild. Additional features include a timeline, glossary, and bibliography for further reading. A must-have survey for graduate and undergraduate courses in design history, theory, and contemporary issues, Graphic Design Theory invites designers and interested readers of all levels to plunge into the world of design discourse.

Listening to Type

Listening to Type
Author: Alex W. White
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2016-10-25
ISBN 10: 162153538X
ISBN 13: 9781621535386
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Listening to Type Book Review:

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 legibilityA timeline of the evolution of writing and typographyDesigner 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.