Whether we realize it or not, typography surrounds us. From street signs and menus to billboards and books, type is a familiar fixture of contemporary life. Yet, gone are the days when type consisted of simple letters cast in metal by technicians. Today's typography can be expressive, entertaining, challenging, outrageous, and, in the best examples, fine art.
New Illustration with Type explores the very best of contemporary illustrated and decorative type from around the world. Showcasing the work of more than 35 innovative artists and designers, it presents the wide range of approaches and materials that are redefining typography today — from traditional drawing and watercolor work to graffiti, collage, and experiments on the computer.
While executed in a variety of languages, the typographical innovations found in these pages offer a world of diverse new techniques and ideas designed to inspire artists everywhere.
As the latest addition to the successful "New Illustration" series, this book is a
Author — Martin Dawber.
Paperback. 176 pages.