The Field Guide to Typography : Typefaces in the Urban Landscape Hardback
The Field Guide to Typography explores and explains the myriad typefaces that we see around us in our day-to-day lives, from airplane liveries to computer screens, from billboard hoardings to signage systems.
It presents over 120 typefaces - old and new, common and unusual - with photographic references to help `font spotters' identify particular typefaces in the wild.
Accompanying background information explains the origin, usage and key features of each typeface, and `Field Facts' provide little-known nuggets of information to expand your typographical awareness.
Attractive and informative, The Field Guide to Typography is a unique visual reference for novice font fans and experienced designers alike, and a comprehensive celebration of our expanding typographic world.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 384 pages, With 382 illustrations
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/09/2013
- Category: Typography & lettering
- ISBN: 9780500241448