The Anatomy Of Type: A Graphic Guide To 100 Typefaces

Hardcover | November 13, 2012

byStephen Coles

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The Anatomy of Type is the ultimate stylistic guide to the intricacies and design of 100 indispensable typefaces. A delightful, colorful, and visual reference guide created by Stephen Coles and Tony Seddon—two acknowledged pros in the font design world—The Anatomy of Type was developed with typographers, graphic designers, and font geeks in mind, graphically and visually expanding on the current font-mania initiated by Simon Garfields's Just My Type.

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The Anatomy of Type is the ultimate stylistic guide to the intricacies and design of 100 indispensable typefaces. A delightful, colorful, and visual reference guide created by Stephen Coles and Tony Seddon—two acknowledged pros in the font design world—The Anatomy of Type was developed with typographers, graphic designers, and font gee...

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A visual treat for anyone who loves fonts and typographic design.The Anatomy of Type explores one hundred traditional and modern typefaces in loving detail, with a full spread devoted to each entry. The full character set from each typeface is shown, and the best letters for identification are enlarged and annotated, revealing key feat...

The former creative director of FontShop, Stephen Coles now edits the websites Typographica, Fonts in Use, and The Mid-Century Modernist, and contributes toPrintandCodexmagazines. A Type Camp instructor, he is a member of the FontFont TypeBoard. He lives in Oakland, California, and Berlin, Germany.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.5 × 7.5 × 1 inPublished:November 13, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062203126

ISBN - 13:9780062203120

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