Click & Collect
from 2 Hours*
Last Christmas
delivery dates
Free UK Standard Delivery On all orders over £25 Order in time for Christmas 16th December by 3pm 2nd Class |
19th December by 3pm 1st Class
Free Click & Collect to shops From 2 hours after you order*
Design Fundamentals: Notes on Type (Paperback)
  • Design Fundamentals: Notes on Type (Paperback)
zoom

Design Fundamentals: Notes on Type (Paperback)

(author), (author), (author)
£25.99
Paperback 216 Pages / Published: 29/10/2015
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Design Fundamentals: Notes on Type looks like a design student's sketchbook with handwritten notes and full-color, hand-drawn illustrations. But it's more than that. This gorgeously illustrated "notebook" is a full-blown typography course in disguise. Young designers are lured in by the lush graphics and quirky layout only to discover by the end of the book that they've learned all of the key concepts taught in a foundational course on type. They'll learn about the history of letterforms, the anatomy and physiology of type, the basics of measurements and spacing, how to recognize and choose type for design projects, and more.

Fun and fast-paced, this creative notebook isn't required reading, it's desired reading; and it's the third in a series of Design Fundamentals books that students will want to keep and enjoy long after they've mastered these basic building blocks of design.

This book includes:
* Core instruction on the history, anatomy, and structure of type
* Direction on the basics of measurement and spacing: leading, kerning, indents, and line lengths both in text and display sizes, and optical measurement considerations.
* Examination of the use, mood, and "voice" of type as seen in creative work and professional examples
* Exercises and projects for practice and concept development
* Strange and delightful illustrations created specifically for this book (to inspire action)
* A companion website stocked with additional projects, a bibliography, glossary, and links to additional visual examples.

Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
ISBN: 9780133962420
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 372 g
Dimensions: 204 x 164 x 16 mm

You may also be interested in...

Animated Storytelling
Added to basket
£22.99
Paperback
Sketchnote Handbook, The
Added to basket
Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It
Added to basket
Food Photography
Added to basket
£25.99
Paperback
Visual Toolbox, The
Added to basket
Creative Fight, The
Added to basket
£21.99
Paperback
Work for Money, Design for Love
Added to basket
Logo Design Love
Added to basket
£29.49
Paperback
Sketchnote Workbook, The
Added to basket
£29.48
Mixed media product

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.