How to Use Type

by Lindsey Marshall

How to Use Type Synopsis

This book is a guide to the use of type in design for print and screen. It provides a creative, informative and practical introduction for those studying all pathways of graphic design. The authors discuss who uses type, where and when type is employed, audience and appropriateness of type and communication. The book includes basic information about type and its terminology, using typefaces, designing and communicating with type, colour and movement, experimentation with type and production issues. Throughout, examples are drawn from design for both print and screen. How to Use Type includes illustrated activities and case studies linked to key issues discussed in the text. This book offers an invaluable overview of an essential aspect of visual communication.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781856698979
Publication date: 14th January 2013
Author: Lindsey Marshall
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 208 pages
Categories: Typography & lettering,

About Lindsey Marshall

Following a career as a freelance graphic designer, Dr Lindsey Marshall moved into higher education and took up a post as principal lecturer in visual communications. Lester Meachem has worked as a freelance illustrator and designer for many years. He is currently head of Visual Communication and Design & Applied Arts at the School of Art & Design, University of Wolverhampton. He teaches and leads the MA in Digital and Visual Communication. Lindsey and Lester are co-authors of How to Use Images, published by Laurence King in 2010.

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