Just My Type – A Book About Fonts
Suddenly everyone’s obsessed with fonts. Whether you’re enraged by Ikea’s Verdanagate, want to know what the Beach Boys have in common with easy Jet or why it’s okay to like Comic Sans, “Just My Type” will have the answer. Learn why using upper case got a New Zealand health worker sacked. Spot where movies get their time periods wrong and don’t be duped by fake posters on eBay. Simon Garfield meets the people behind the typefaces and along the way learns why some fonts – like men – are from Mars and some are from Venus. From type on the high street and album covers, to the print in our homes and offices, Garfield is the font of all types of knowledge. Endpapers illustrated with a ‘periodic table’ of typefaces.
- Publisher Profile Books Limited, London; 2010
- Hardback, 352 pp
- Illustrated profusely throughout in black and white
- Size 210 x 140mm, 750g
- ISBN 978 1846683015
Condition: Brand New – Still In Original Unopened Cellophane Wrap
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