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Stop Stealing Sheep And Find Out How Type Works

Author : Erik Spiekermann
ISBN : 9780321934284
Genre : Computers
File Size : 73. 8 MB
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Explains what type is, demonstrates how to select it, and examines its use in printed communication.

Stop Stealing Sheep Find Out How Type Works

Author : Erik Spiekermann
ISBN : UOM:39076001643829
Genre : Caractères d'imprimerie
File Size : 33. 8 MB
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A classic guide to typography -- now updated for the Web!-- More than 200 full-color illustrations and photographs bring the discussion of typography to life-- Updated to include new material on Web typography and other forms of online text display.This classic typography book, first published in 1993, is now updated with brand-new typefaces, fonts, and illustrations. Internationally renowned graphic designer Erik Spiekermann explains in everyday terms what typography is and offers design guidance in choosing type for legibility, meaning, and aesthetic appeal. Stop Stealing Sheep and Find Out How Type Works, 2nd Edition guides the reader through all aspects of typography, from the history and mechanics of type, to training the eye to recognize and choose typefaces. Uncover type's roots and placement within society and learn how to use space and layout to improve overall communication. This elegant guide for readers of all levels is revised and updated to discuss the particular design challenges of type on the Internet. Note: This title was originally announced in the October 2000 Pearson Technology Group catalog.

Developing Quality Technical Information

Author : Michelle Carey
ISBN : 9780133119022
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 25. 72 MB
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The #1 Guide to Excellence in Technical Communication—Fully Updated for Embedded Assistance, Mobile, Search, Multimedia, and More Direct from IBM’s own content design experts, this guide shows you how to design product interfaces and technical information that always place users front and center. This edition has been fully revised to help you consistently deliver the right content at the right time. You’ll master today’s best practices to apply nine essential characteristics of high-quality technical information: accuracy, clarity, completeness, concreteness, organization, retrievability, style, task orientation, and visual effectiveness. Coverage Includes Advocating for users throughout the entire product development process Delivering information in an ordered manner by following progressive disclosure techniques Optimizing content so that users can find it from anywhere Streamlining information for mobile delivery Helping users right where they are Whether you’re a writer, editor, information architect, user experience professional, or reviewer, this book shows you how to create great technical information, from the product design to the user interface, topics, and other media. Thoroughly revised and updated Extensive new coverage of self-documenting interfaces and embedded assistance Updated practical guidelines and checklists Hundreds of new examples

The Complete Manual Of Typography

Author : James Felici
ISBN : UOM:39015056807749
Genre : Computers
File Size : 23. 33 MB
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Discusses the basic concepts of typography, as well as how to manage fonts, the distinction between good and bad type, techniques for working with point-size and leading, and rules for managing hyphenation and text wraps.

A Type Primer

Author : John Kane
ISBN : 1856692914
Genre : Graphic arts
File Size : 87. 91 MB
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A guide full of practical hints to help build the confidence of graphics and typography students. Its aim is to bring the reader to the point where they understand the basic principles of typography and to strengthen the designer's eye through informed, direct observation.

Detail In Typography

Author : Jost Hochuli
ISBN : 0907259340
Genre : Art
File Size : 50. 71 MB
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How is it that text can be set perfectly and yet look insufferably dull? How do you achieve perfect congruence between the type itself and its meaning? In Detail in Typography Jost Hochuli, master book designer and author of the seminal Designing Books, addresses the finer points of setting text. Hochuli begins with a consideration of how human beings read, moving on incrementally to considerations of letter, word, and line as well as word-space and line-space. Hochuli concludes by examining whole paragraphs and how they carry meaning. Produced in Switzerland to the highest standards, Detail in Typography embodies critical thinking and articulate design in its own physical form.

Design Type

Author : Paul Burgess
ISBN : 9781592537983
Genre : Design
File Size : 58. 29 MB
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Featuring a curated collection of about 500 exquisite designs, along with essays from top designers about the essence and importance of good typography in design, Design: Type is an insightful resource filled with mini-workshops that dissect several featured projects and highlight the effectiveness of the type treatments. The first in a new series, this informative sourcebook offers the best of typography in practice and is an essential resource for students and professionals alike.

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