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Practical Font Design Third Edition

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Practical Font Design has found a niche within that group of graphic designers and Web designers who want to design their own fonts. The comment from Readable Web is what I’ve hoped to hear: “If you’re looking for a brief, straightforward introduction to fonts, I recommend David Bergsland’s Practical Font Design. Unlike a lot of books that make you feel like you’re seated in the back row of a crowded lecture hall, this one feels like a private tutorial…a good book, and I wish there were more like it…” Richard Fink I have learned a lot about font design after going full-time in 2009. Part of these materials appeared in Part Two, where I went through the development of font families. But much has simply happened as I took the new techniques developed for the books and used them. It is obvious that I need to combine the two parts into a whole. This calls for a radical rearrangement of the content to make it flow better. Plus I added... More > new materials to flesh out the content.< Less
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  • By Hai Nguyen
    Nov 18, 2015
    The book itself told me about the author's process to design a font. However it's quite disappointed to me because it didn't mention anything about the rules and modules to create a modern font but only a single serif font (or maybe I was looking for a wrong book). Things you may hope to learn in this book are all about the basic, the x-height, kerning anf stuff. And you'd better be a font creater or a writter to read this book. In my case, I'm a designer and this book didn't satisfy me.
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Product Details

ISBN
9781257126026
Edition
Third Edition for ePUB
Published
May 3, 2011
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
10.57 MB

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