In addition to a rich selection of typefaces and their applications, the book features articles by and interviews with international experts such as Jean François Rappot, Norm and Professor Tanja Diezmann. Topics range from the democratization of the font creation process by the computer to how much existing approaches are based on the same fonts. These texts are edited and commented by Silja Bilz, former project director at the renowned Linotype Library.
While Type One provides practical context and examples, it also investigates the experimental and inspirational side of font design. This combination makes the book an ideal resource for anyone seeking an up to date exploration and understanding of typography....Continua