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Lettering and Type
Creating Letters and Designing Typefaces
Bruce Willen, Nolen Strals, Ellen Lupton

7 x 8.5 inches (17.8 x 21.6 cm)
144 pages
515 color illustrations
Publication date: 11/10/2009
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781568987651
Price: $24.95
No component of graphic design has attracted as much interest or inspired as much innovation in recent years as lettering and type. These fundamentals of design, once the exclusive domain of professional typographers, have become an essential starting point for anyone looking for a fresh way to communicate. Practical information about creating letters and type often amounts to a series of guidelines for executing a particular process, font program, or style. But what makes lettering and type endlessly fascinating is the flexibility to interpret and sometimes even break these rules. Lettering

For nearly a decade, Bruce Willen and Nolen Strals have collaborated under the label Post Typography on creative projects encompassing graphic design, illustration, typography, lettering, and printmaking with additional forays into art, apparel, music, curatorial work, design theory, and vandalism. They both live in Baltimore.

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