Counterpunch

Counterpunch : Making Type in the Sixteenth Century, Designing Typefaces Now

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Typography is still dominated by letterforms from the first one hundred years of European printing. Where were the processes and attitudes that lie behind these forms? Fred Smeijers is a type desinger who learn to design and cut punches: the key instruments with which metal type is made. This book is a work of practical history, with much contemporary relevance.
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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 137 x 216 x 17.53mm | 449.06g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 30 Black and White Images
  • 0907259421
  • 9780907259428
  • 291,376

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