What's your type? 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. Refer to Prince in the Tafkap years as a Dingbat (that works on many levels). 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.
Exactly what I was looking for! A book to explain me the meaning of the types through their stories. Nice reading and full of ideas. At the end you can really give a meaning to some type you find on the screen or in the streets.I don't give 5 stars
..."stars only, because for the nature of the subject, it can't avoid a certain amount of boredom.Continua...Nascondi