Mastering Type

Mastering Type

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Good Design, Down to the Letter Packages on store shelves, posters on building walls, pages of a websitea€”all contain information that needs to be communicated. And at the heart of that communication is type: visually interesting, interactive, expressive and captivating. Each letter must come alive; therefore, each letter must be carefully crafted or chosen. A solid foundation in typography, as well as an understanding of its nuances, will help you optimize your visual communicationa€”in whatever form it takes. By breaking down the study of type into a systematic progression of relationshipsa€”letter, word, sentence, paragraph, page and screena€”award-winning graphic designer and professor of communication design Denise Bosler provides a unique and illuminating perspective on typography for both print and digital media and for designers of all skill levels. Through instruction, interviews and real-world inspiration, Mastering Type explores the power of each typographic element--both as it stands alone and as it works with other elements--to create successful design, to strengthen your skill set and to inspire your next project.Therefore, spacing around typed letters is always exactly the same, including space around the punctuation marks (Fig. 21). To adjust for ... These are often confused with prime marks (or dumb quotes), which denote inch and feet. Prime marksanbsp;...

Title:Mastering Type
Author:Denise Bosler
Publisher:F+W Media, Inc. - 2012-05-16


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