Announcement Announcement Module
Collapse
No announcement yet.
Book Help.... Page Title Module
Move Remove Collapse
Search Search Module
Collapse

Advertisement Advertisement Module
Collapse

Latest Topics Latest Topics Module
Collapse

  • salsa
    Reply to Japan scraps Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation
    salsa
    I don't understand, plagiarism aside, how someone could design a logo knowing that it would be published to the world and think "I'll just copy this design over here, no one will notice..."...
    Today, 09:25 PM
  • salsa
    Reply to Google logo
    salsa
    From google's website: To me, that's a different approach to logos than I've seen in the past where the goal was to create something timeless and long-lasting. The fact that they're announcing to everyone...
    Today, 09:18 PM
  • salsa
    Reply to Multiple return addresses
    salsa
    I had a client who had two addresses on his business cards and letterhead, but just one on the envelopes. I'd think he would want just one return address on the envelopes so that he can control where...
    Today, 09:10 PM
  • jen10do
    Getting the right computer & hardware for a Design Department
    jen10do
    Hello everyone!

    I work in a graphic design department for a manufacturing/distribution company (so we do a lot of print and web work such as packaging, magazine ads, catalogs, trade show...
    Today, 08:49 PM
  • HotButton
    Comment on Suggestions would be appreciated.
    HotButton
    Yeah, it's kind of a weird question that no one can really answer with specificity. If it was me, I'd move to or near a small-to-medium-size beach resort town, preferably on the West coast. There is always...
    Today, 08:28 PM

X
Conversation Detail Module
Collapse
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Book Help....

    Guys and girls....

    Type design...... i want/need a book to learn some type design

    Many of you are probably saying 'pheeeewww, finally' right about now



    Some suggestions that any of you have used and found very helpful?
    Bashall |

  • #2
    Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works by Erik Spiekermann is a short, easy to ready book on type. Good for a beginner. It's about type setting rather than type design though.
    It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

    Comment


    • #3
      Some texts may be useful for theoretical knowledge, but I think to actually be able to create some beautiful, original typefaces , it's best to just look at lots of typefaces by professional type designers.

      Maybe pick up the Umbrella Type Specimen Book. The cover itself is beautiful, and there's a ton of beautiful typefaces in there as well.

      Comment

      Mediabistro A division of Prometheus Global Media home | site map | advertising/sponsorships | careers | contact us | help courses | browse jobs | freelancers | content | member benefits | reprints & permissions terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2015 Mediabistro Inc.
      Working...
      X