Typography Post Info

Typography is a beautiful group of letters, not a group of beautiful letters

– Steve Byers

A typeface is an alphabet in a straightjacket

– Alan Fletcher

You can do a good ad without good typography, but you can’t do a great ad without good typography.

– Herb Lubalin

Typographical design should perform optically what the speaker creates through voice and gesture of his thoughts.

El Lizzitsky

What you need to do:

  1. Select one the designers below:
    • Jan Tschichold
    • Jonathan Barnbrook
    • Luke Lucas
    • Timba Smits
    • Alison Carmichael
    • Nicola Dextras
    • Gemma O’Brien
    • Marian Bantje
    • Elaine Lustig Cohen
    • Hjarta Smarta
    • Andrew Byrom
    • Coffee Made Me Do it
    • Hort, Vincent Connare
    • Kris Holmes
    • Hermann Zapf
    • Adrian Frutiger
    • Carol Twombly
    • Alex Troucht
    • Max Miedinger
    • Matthew Carter
    • Paul Renner
    • Keetra Dean Dixon
    • Jessica Hirsch
    • Wim Crouwel
    • Paula Scher
    • David Carson
    • Lou Dorfsman
    • Jessica Hirsche
  2. Show and tell of their contribution to twentieth and twenty first century typography (300 words)
  3. Source min 6 images related to the post
  4. Acknowledge the sources of info at the end of the post
  5. Tick the Categories & Tags Category “Typography” before publishing
  6. Prepare a short (2-3 min) presentation about your post
  7. Note the post is due on the 22th of March 2017, presentation is due next session
  8. Post min two comments (100+ words) on this posts from min two students from your group

Sources of Information







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