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Type and Color

Type and Color

How to Design and Use Multicolored Typefaces

Princeton Architectural Press

By Mark van Wageningen


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To create his award-winning multicolored typefaces, Mark van Wageningen first returned to the past for his research: wood-type printing. His subsequentform and color studies led to a series of popular digital typefaces and awards for typographic excellence from the Type Directors Club. In Type and Color, the pioneering typographic designer provides all the tools you will need to participate in the hottest typography trend: designing with multicolored fonts. This manual, aimed at a broad spectrum of graphic design professionals, offers analyses of chromatic type specimens, instructions for multilayer type design, and applications across a range of print and digital media. From display fonts to running text, discover how color can give words expressive new possibilities.

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Size: 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in;
Pages: 176 pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: October 2019
ISBN: 9781616898465
Mark van Wageningen is a (typo)graphic designer and founder of Novo Typo, a design studio based in Amsterdam. A self-proclaimed ''ambassador of multicolored typography,'' he organizes workshops and presentations at several international design conferences and festivals. Mark van Wageningen's favorite color is full color.