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The Encyclopaedia of Fonts by Gwyn Headley
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The world of type has undergone massive changes in the past few years. Now, designers can find a font for a particular project, order it, pay for it, and download it in a matter of just a few minutes. The only difficult part of this process is often finding the right font. This book shows 10,000 fonts and will provide unrivailed inspiration to those people who work with type every day, From Arabic to Bitstream and Cyrillic to Teluga, this book is the only reference book designers will ever need.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Alphabets of the World; What is a Font? The Taxonomy of a Font; Font Classifications; Font Designers; Font Formats; The Directory of Fonts; Sources

Author Biography

Gwyn Headley worked for Hamlyn, Collins, Granada, Ward Lock and W H Allen before co-founding publishing consultants Headley Plachta Rolfe in 1977. HPR has consulted for over 500 publishers in Europe, America, the Middle East and Australasia. He is the author of several books including London with Lord Snowden, Follies, and Museums.
Release date NZ
December 9th, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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