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Type matters! / Jim Williams ; with a foreword by Ben Casey.

By: Williams, Jim.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : New York : Merrell, Merrell, 2012. 2012Edition: [1st edition].Description: 157 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781858945675.Subject(s): Graphic design (Typography) | Art typingDDC classification: 686.22
Contents:
Background : A brief history of type design ; The origins of typographic terminology ; Type measurement ; Roman type ; The anatomy of letterforms ; Why some typefaces look bigger ; Type families -- Setting headlines and display type : Selecting a typeface ; Headlines and display type ; Shape ; Hanging punctuation ; Visual centring ; Title, or 'i' and 'j' dot ; Ink traps -- Text setting : Selecting a typeface ; Leading ; Size to measure ; Kerning ; Figures ; Letter spacing ; Colour ; Legibility and readability ; Shape ; Alignment ; Indicating paragraphs ; Numbers in text ; Emphasis in text ; Hanging punctuation ; Clash ; Hyphenation ; Widows and orphans ; Apostrophes and quotation marks ; Ligatures ; Ampersands ; Diphthongs ; Raised or drop capitals ; Capitals and small capitals ; Scripts ; Parentheses ; Email addresses ; Three rules ; Titling typefaces ; Reader's marks -- Glossary of terms.
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Background : A brief history of type design ; The origins of typographic terminology ; Type measurement ; Roman type ; The anatomy of letterforms ; Why some typefaces look bigger ; Type families -- Setting headlines and display type : Selecting a typeface ; Headlines and display type ; Shape ; Hanging punctuation ; Visual centring ; Title, or 'i' and 'j' dot ; Ink traps -- Text setting : Selecting a typeface ; Leading ; Size to measure ; Kerning ; Figures ; Letter spacing ; Colour ; Legibility and readability ; Shape ; Alignment ; Indicating paragraphs ; Numbers in text ; Emphasis in text ; Hanging punctuation ; Clash ; Hyphenation ; Widows and orphans ; Apostrophes and quotation marks ; Ligatures ; Ampersands ; Diphthongs ; Raised or drop capitals ; Capitals and small capitals ; Scripts ; Parentheses ; Email addresses ; Three rules ; Titling typefaces ; Reader's marks -- Glossary of terms.

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