Letter Design in the Graphic Arts

Letter Design in the Graphic Arts by Mortimer Leach epub pdf fb2

Title: Letter Design in the Graphic Arts
Author: Mortimer Leach
ISBN10: 0278922686
ISBN13: 978-0278922686
Publisher: Reinhold; 1st edition (January 1, 1960)
Language: English
Subcategory: Lettering for Advertising
Size PDF: 1361 kb
Size Fb2: 1849 kb
Rating: 3.5/5
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Pages: 192 pages
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Letter Design in the Graphic Arts by Mortimer Leach


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This classic, mid-century reference from the golden age of advertising is a comprehensive sourcebook for the use of lettering in graphic design.

Featuring a wide breadth of examples from lipstick ads to film posters and billboards, Letter Design in the Graphic Arts analyzes the ways in which type can effectively contribute to design layouts and identifies errors that can detract from the success of an advertisement. Lengthy, detailed interviews with designers, artists, and account executives add to the value of this remarkable book.

With large photos of actual advertisements as well as details on the fonts and lettering, this book covers:

Standard letter design for advertisements Letter design for space advertisements in newspapers and magazines Lettering for outdoor displays like billboards Lettering and its applications in package design Creative and alternative approaches to hand-lettering

With tips on creative combinations and layout suggestions based on examples in the book, Letter Design in the Graphic Arts is sure to be a unique and inspiring reference for modern designers working in print or digital media.