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Product Description: This book focuses on the letterforms and typography in public places, from road signs to building names, that help us to navigate cities and countryside and contribute to a sense of place. Featuring examples from around the world, the book discusses the function and execution of signage...read more

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9781856695763 | Reprint edition (Laurence King Pub, October 1, 2008), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book focuses on the letterforms and typography in public places, from road signs to building names, that help us to navigate cities and countryside and contribute to a sense of place.
9781856693370 | Harper Design Intl, November 1, 2003, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Letterforms surround us: inscriptions or names on buildings, directional signs for road networks, and signs within and around buildings.

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Product Description: Ever since the creation of the first Penguin paperbacks in 1935, their jackets have become a constantly evolving part of Anglo-American culture and design history. By looking back at seventy years of Penguin paperbacks, graphic designer Phil Baines charts the development of British publishing, the ever-changing currents of cover art and style, and the role of artists and designers in creating and designing the Penguin look—including Penguins, Pelicans, Penguin Classics, and more...read more

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9780141024233 | Penguin USA, April 6, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Ever since the creation of the first Penguin paperbacks in 1935, their jackets have become a constantly evolving part of Anglo-American culture and design history.

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Product Description: • Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printing—reference at a glance• Newly revised and expanded• Hundreds of remarkable photographs and illustrationsFrom the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of today’s digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums...read more

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9780823055289, titled "Type And Typography" | 2 edition (Watson-Guptill Pubns, October 1, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: • Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printing—reference at a glance• Newly revised and expanded• Hundreds of remarkable photographs and illustrationsFrom the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of today’s digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums.
9780823055241 | Watson-Guptill Pubns, July 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: • Includes 2 extensive timecharts, one on type designers, one on the evolution of writing and printing—reference at a glance• Newly revised and expanded• Hundreds of remarkable photographs and illustrationsFrom the history of language and writing systems, to the development of letterforms and movable type, to the evolution of today’s digital systems, Type and Typography offers an overview of the typefaces available today and a practical guide to using type as a meaningful element of design in all mediums.

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