ypeface picture book
ypeface picture book Akira Nagahama
Font Designs This book is a picture book of seven distingctive typefaces, Caslon, Baskerville, Didot, Clarendon, Helevetica, Futura, and Seraavek. This book is made with the intention to see the letters as a â€˜design.â€™ To see the unique characteristics and similarities and get familar with each of these seven typefaces.
A type of serif typefaces designed by William Caslon (1692-1766)London.
Baskerville A typeface created by John Beskerville (1706-1775) in Brigham, England, 1750s. It was cut into and punctuated by John Handy.
A group of typefaces named after the famous French printing and type produced by Didot family in 1804.
Clarendon Is an English slab-serif typeface created in England by Robert Besley for the Fann street foundry in 1845.
Helevetica It is also known as Neue haas Grotesk, is a widely used sans-serif typeface developed in 1957 by Max Miedinger, a Swiss designer with input from Eduard Hoffmann.
Futura It was designed by a German typographer Paul Renner in 1927. The geometric sans serif typeface was based on visual elements of the Bauhaus design style of 1919 to 1933.
Seravek Is a sans-serif typeface family designed by Eric Olson and released in 2007. Olson described this font as having a neutral design of â€œnear silence.â€?
It is a little book with seven characteristic typefaces. It is meant to be a book to see the letters as design.