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    DescriptionAfter two decades as one of the world's best-selling books on designing with type - including editions in Korean, German, Russian, Portuguese, and Polish - Stop Stealing Sheep & find out how type works continues to educate, entertain, and enlighten design students and type lovers around the globe. In this third edition, acclaimed type designer Erik Spiekermann brings his type classic fully up to date on mobile and web typography. He also includes scores of new visual examples on how to effectively communicate with type and a full selection of new typefaces that are used and referenced throughout the book. If you use type - and these days, almost everyone does - Spiekermann's engaging, common-sense style will help you understand how to look at type, work with type, choose the best typeface for your message, and express yourself more effectively through design. Compact, yet rich with anecdotes and visual examples, the handbook's multilayered design not only makes for a fun, fast read; it also invites exploration, ensuring you learn something new each and every time you open it up.


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    Title
    Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Erik Spiekermann
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780321934284
    ISBN 10: 0321934288
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: COM
    BISAC V2.8: COM022000
    Ingram Subject Code: XF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16350
    B&T General Subject: 225
    BIC subject category V2: TDPP, AKD
    DC22: 686.2/24, 686.224
    B&T Approval Code: A28441800
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: DES007050
    B&T Approval Code: A93900000, A93906435
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 686.22
    LC classification: Z250 .S738 2014
    Thema V1.0: AKD, TDP
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    illustrations (black and white, and colour)
    Publisher
    Pearson Education (US)
    Imprint name
    Adobe Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    13 December 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Indianapolis
    Author Information
    Erik Spiekermann is an information architect, type designer (ff Meta, itc Officina, ff Info, ff Unit, LoType, Berliner Grotesk, and many corporate typefaces), and author of numerous books and articles on type and typography. He was founder of MetaDesign, Germany's largest design firm, as well as FontShop, a company for the production and distribution of electronic fonts. He is a board member of the German Design Council and past president of the International Society of Typographic Designers (istd), as well as the International Institute for Information Design (iiid). In 2001, Spiekermann left MetaDesign and now runs Edenspiekermann with offices in Berlin, Amsterdam, London, and San Francisco. In 2011, the German Design Council gave Spiekermann its highest award for Lifetime Achievement. That year, he also received the tdc Medal and the SoTA award. In 2012, the German Art Directors Club gave him its Lifetime Achievement Award.
    Table of contents
    1 Type is everywhere. 2 What is type? 3 Looking at type. 4 Type with a purpose. 5 Type builds character. 6 Types of type. 7 How it works. 8 Putting it to work. 9 Type on screen. 10 There is no bad type. 11 Final form.