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Typography Today
Vivian Lei:
Typography Today
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Type without limits. The innovative artists featured in Typography Today defy accepted conventions, using food, fabric, wood, metal, plastic and more to enhance their work. Attention is paid not only to form, but to the materials used to construct letters and numbers, with whimsical and playful results.
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More than just meta-commentary, the unexpected use of mundane materials represents the trend in modern, dynamic typography to treat type not as a two-dimensional, static image, but as a tangible object that can be moved and manipulated in novel ways. Nails rusted using soda communicate the familiar slogan “Enjoy,” in which both the medium and the font combine to create a deeper message in a simple type design.

With selections from both commercial and editorial projects and internationally-renowned contributors such as Vaughan Oliver, Cooky Yoon, Camilio Rojas, and Ethan Park, type enthusiasts everywhere will be surprised and inspired.

392 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/4'' x 10 1/4'' (210 x 260 mm)
over 2,000 color illustrations, English
ISBN: 978-988-17684-1-4  $ 49.95
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Type Player 2
When faced with an empty layout or a new project, this book will kick start your imagination with 256 pages full of inspirational photos. Unusual materials used to create type design include Rubik’s cubes, feathers, electrical cords, and more. more...

I Love Type Series (vol.1): I Love Futura NEW
I Love Type Series (vol.1)
I Love Futura
Created in the 1920s, it shows the influence of German Bauhaus, and has inspired an army of geometric typefaces in the years since its inception. Futura’s iconic status and simplicity have inspired the designers in this text to push for innovation. more...

I Love Type Series (vol.2): I Love Avant Garde NEW
I Love Type Series (vol.2)
I Love Avant Garde
First designed by Herb Lubalin as a logo, not a typeface, Avant Garde has had a tumultuous history. Once a rep­res­ent­a­tion of innovation and singularity, its popularity in the 1970s has given it a distinctly retro connotation in modern times. more...

Type Addicted: The New Trend of A to Z Typo-Graphics
Type Addicted
A rich selection of experimental and inspirational typefaces and their appli­cation reveal the diversity of innovat­ive approaches used by contemporary designers to set tone, add impact, and reinforce brand identity. more...
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GINGKO PRESS | GRAPHIC DESIGN TYPOGRAPHY BOOK | ISBN-13: 9789881768414 | ISBN-10: 9881768411 / 988-17684-1-1