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New Vintage Type Classic Fonts for the Digital Age

by Steven Heller, Gail Anderson

New Vintage Type Classic Fonts for the Digital Age Synopsis

Here is a lively and lighthearted survey that looks at the role that old and classic fonts - from letterpress to slab serifs and beyond - play in contemporary graphic design.Written and compiled by the world's leading graphic-design historian, the book provides hundreds of examples, as well as informed texts that will entertain, edify and inspire a new generation of students and practitioners to appreciate that the past contains typographic riches for the future.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780500288184
Publication date: 16th February 2009
Author: Steven Heller, Gail Anderson
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: Graphic design,

About Steven Heller, Gail Anderson

Steven Heller is co-chair of the MFA Design: Designer as Author programme at the School of Visual Arts, New York. He is the author of many books, including Stencil Type, Graphic, Typography Sketchbooks, New Ornamental Type and New Vintage Type, all published by Thames & Hudson. Gail Anderson is the creative director at Visual Arts Press at the School of Visual Arts and a partner at Anderson Newton Design. With Steven Heller, she is the author of New Ornamental Type and The Typographic Universe, both published by Thames & Hudson.

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