Most popular Typography & lettering books
The most popular Typography & lettering books currently available. Updated weekly.
The Art of Watercolor Lettering offers detailed tutorials on hand lettering and calligraphy that gently guide readers through the process of lettering with a potentially challenging medium, teaching them to letter artfully and mindfully.
Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy is an introductory, step-by-step guide to digitizing hand lettering and to lettering on a tablet.
Suitable for those who work with automated text and image design, this work shows examples of working correctly on a conceptual level. It gives the user exact directions for using all of the grid systems presented (8 to 32 grid fields).
Fonts have different personalities that can create trust, mistrust, give you confidence, make things seem easier to do or make a product taste better. This book explains why certain fonts or styles evoke particular experiences and associations. It explores how you respond to fonts emotionally and can make fonts work for your message.
The definitive survey of '70s, '80s, and early '90s arcade video game pixel typography.
A beautiful workbook that provides an introduction to modern calligraphy and creative ways to develop your own unique style of lettering
A groundbreaking reference covering the key styles and schools in contemporary tattoo lettering. This book includes step-by-step guides to lettering design from a wide array of leading tattoo artists.
Translation of: Pixel, Patch und Pattern.
Best-selling author returns to the shelves with widely anticipated follow-up, Hand Lettering 201--the book perfect for intermediate hand letterers, whether they learned to letter from Sarah's first book or are self-taught
Two experts help you learn the basics of Chalk Art including preparing your tools and boards, new font styles, Illustrations including flowers, feathers, borders and frames, and top it off with six projects that combine all your new skills!
Learn how to create beautiful, hand-lettered stationery, art, and other decorations with Modern Calligraphy, a sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises, and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on blackboard and brush lettering in paint, you will discover a variety of ingenious and unique ways to turn words and letters into projects that can be given as gifts, sent as snail mail, or used within your home decor. Among other things, you will learn to create eyecatching letterforms, embellish with swirls and flourishes, free-brush letters on canvas, and digitize your work for printing., Along the way, you will find plenty of inspiration and helpful artist tips to encourage you, as well as numerous open practice pages to help you develop your own lettering style. You can customize letters and words, developing your own rules and methods as you go. With oractical projects for all sorts of celebrations, from engagements and weddings to baby showers and even Halloween, Modern Calligraphy will give you the inspiration as well as the skills to turn your everyday handwriting into artwork.
Explores the place of typography in culture. This title is also a moral treatise celebrating the role of craftsmanship in an industrial age.
An introduction to the key elements of good typographic design. Broken into sections covering the fundamentals of typography, it features works by acclaimed typographic designers from across the world. Each section illustrates technical points and encourages readers to try out new ideas of their own.
The surprising, exciting and playful world of contemporary letter art is brought to life in this book. Berlin street artist RYLSEE takes us on a journey through the creative potential of lettering, showing the many facets of this fresh and powerful art form. This book is an ideal guide for anyone with an interest in cutting edge art and design.
This completely revised and updated version of Typography Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Working with Type is a hands-on resource, organizing the many complex choices surrounding the effective use of typography.
A practical introduction to typography. It analyses the basic principles and applications of type. From measuring type and classifying typefaces to organising text on a page and understanding grid systems, it offers the information the beginning students of graphic design need to know.
The famous magazine went out of print after eighty years Second edition. This much sought-after book on the Swiss typographic discourse in the Typogra sche Monats- blatter is now available in a reprint.
This vibrant book tells the history of the Modernist design movement and how it completely revolutionized graphic design.
Suitable for those who use to type, whether by hand or on screen, this title stresses the importance of good typography at a time when reading habits are changing, and celebrates a craft that has endured for centuries.
Suitable for those with an interest in graphic design, this title provide examples from a spectrum of sources advertising, street signs, invitations, type-specimen books and personal letters. It covers from wedding announcements to IOUs, there are hundreds perhaps thousands of scripts, some classic, others eccentric.
100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design takes a fresh look at Swiss typography and photo-graphics, posters, corporate image design, book design, journalism and typefaces over the past hundred years.
Be inspired as you learn about different letterforms and practise making your own. Looking at the stories behind and the main features of different styles, with fun exercises, creative prompts of what to letter, and tips from top designers, this book will guide you through the process of designing different letters.
Removable practice sheets in a range of lettering styles from traditional to modern and for a variety of lettering mediums; includes basic instruction and offers guidance and inspiration throughout.
Type Matters! is the ultimate book of typography tips for anyone interested in improving the look of their type. It contains clear subject-by-subject structure helps the reader quickly identify the relevant topic and is elegantly designed, with soft flexi binding, ribbon placeholders and an elastic enclosure, ideal for handy desktop reference.
Published to coincide with Valentine's Day, this full-colour gift book features love poems and proverbs from around the world, beautifully illlustrated by one of the greatest calligraphers of our time.
A guide to modern calligraphy that takes you letter by letter through the modern calligraphy basics. It includes the four essential pieces of equipment and how to use them. It also includes guidance on joining letters, spacing and pacing, how to create flourishes, finishes and decoration, and troubleshooting tips, FAQs, stockists and resources.
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A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to hand lettering.
Visual History of Type is a complete visual survey of the history of type showing the original typefaces in the forms in which their designers intended them to be seen
Reprint of the famed 333th issue of idea. Most influential typographer of the twentieth century. A comprehensive documentation of Ruder's life and work
An original account of the life and work of legendary designer Jan Tschichold and his role in the movement in Weimar Germany to create modern graphic design
A look into the world of typography: how it is designed, how it is used and who's behind some of today's best examples of typefaces.
From whimsical to elegant, and old-school influences to new school Goodtype s The Art of Lettering showcases dynamic hand lettering from today s young and sought-after typographers and calligraphers, stoking creative inspiration for graphic designers, artists, and type enthusiasts alike.
Spanning millennia and including nearly 150 works of art, this elegant book traces the history of Korean calligraphy from prehistory to the present.
This is the workbook companion to Katja Haas's `Brush Lettering and Watercolour'. It offers plenty of space for lettering and watercolour creations, as well as an overview of the basics of brush lettering.