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2 edition of art of the type specimen in the twentieth century found in the catalog.

art of the type specimen in the twentieth century

International Typeface Corporation

art of the type specimen in the twentieth century

an exhibition held at ITC Center, 1 March-21 May 1993 ; with essays on Twentieth Century Type specimens

by International Typeface Corporation

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Published by Typophiles in New York .
Written in English

  • Printing -- Specimens -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Pankow and John Dreyfus.
    SeriesTypophiles monograph -- no.9
    ContributionsPankow, David., Dreyfus, John.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14660764M

    Twentieth Century Art: An Overview of Critical Opinion "The real problem of modernity is the problem of belief," writes Daniel Bell, the sociologist and political theorist. "To use an unfashionable term, it is a spiritual crisis, since the new anchorages have proved illusory and the old ones have become submerged. Bowfin Printworks Typographic References Font, Typeface & Typography Reference Books in the Bowfin Collection. This is a list of the references I use for playing "Font-spotting" and for learning more about typefaces, styles, designers and the history of typographic design. Form, Pattern & Texture in the Typographic Image Note: This essay was originally published in in Fine Print: The Review for the Arts of the Book. In the intervening quarter-century, vast terrains of typography have shifted from print to screen, and many “books” are now read on digital displays, not in print.

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