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Counterpunch, 2nd edition

Making Type in the Sixteenth Century, Designing Typefaces Now

By Fred Smeijers

5-1/2 x 8-7/10 in; 200 pp;
Paperback
November 2011
ISBN 9780907259428
ISBN10 0907259421

SKU# 9780907259428

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Typography is still dominated by letterforms from the first one hundred years of European printing. Where were the processes and attitudes that lie behind these forms?
Counterpunch, 2nd edition


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Counterpunch, 2nd edition

Typography is still dominated by letterforms from the first one hundred years of European printing. Where were the processes and attitudes that lie behind these forms? Fred Smeijers is a type desinger who learn to design and cut punches: the key instruments with which metal type is made. This book is a work of practical history, with much contemporary relevance.

 

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5-1/2 x 8-7/10 in; 200 pp;
Paperback
November 2011
ISBN 9780907259428
ISBN10 0907259421