Category typography

Hannes von Döhren (HVD): Every Day I Draw at Least One Letter - The HVD Fonts Type Book

HVD Fonts Book

‘On the streets you look at girls – I look at type!’ German typographer Hannes von Döhren has said. The new volume collects his font production over the past 6 years.: 16 bread-and-butter types, 15 display fonts, 31 families, 358 individual fonts. The book includs 5 free-use HVD fonts (Pluto Medium, Bandon Gtotesque Thin, Supria […]

Shadow Type by Steven Heller and Louise Fili Classic Three-Dimensional Lettering

Shadow Type by Steven Heller and Louise Fili

3D is trendy again. This is a great collection of exceptional shaded type compiled by Steven Heller and Louise Fili. See what a bit of shade can accomplish! “Shadow Type” is based on designer Louise Fili and writer Steve Heller’s private archive. The book contains over 300 images on classic three-dimensional lettering. Published by Thames […]

Type Only

Type Only

Unit Editions is today’s best publisher of graphic design – by far. Apart from well-designed books, the choice of topics is excellent and the editorial handling superior. This new title looks at type and letterforms used without support of images. > MORE Type Only Editors:    Tony Brook, Claudia Klat, Adrian Shaughnessy Designed by:    Spin Foreword […]

Draw Your Own Alphabets - Thirty Fonts to Scribble, Sketch, and Make Your Own by Tony Seddon

Draw Your Own Alphabets – Tony Seddon

This new book presents thirty examples of hand-drawn fonts by a range of designers working in a variety of styles. Good DIY including a section on scanning, prepping and uploading your artwork for print.  > MORE . Draw Your Own Alphabets – Thirty Fonts to Scribble, Sketch, and Make Your Own by Tony Seddon Author:   […]

Type Compass Charting New Routes in Typography

Type Compass

This handy, compact book guides you into today’s typographic landscape and helps you project how type design will look tomorrow.    > MORE . Type Compass – Charting New Routes in Typography Editors:    Luca Bendandi, Michael Brenner, Emilio Macchia Designed by:    Michael Brenner, Emilio Macchia Publisher:    SHS Publishing Publ. year:    2012 Language:    English Pages:    278 Illustrations:   […]