Hand to Type: Scripts, Hand-Lettering and Calligraphy

Hand to Type: Scripts, Hand-Lettering and Calligraphy

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Hand to Type is a stunning compilation of hand-made and digital scripts that showcases the beauty of hand-written letterforms. The book features work by some of today's most successful and original calligraphers and lettering artists. In addition to fonts and lettering using the Latin alphabet, it introduces artists who explore Cyrillic, Arabic, and Greek scripts.The book's rich visual examples are complemented by in-depth interviews with outstanding calligraphers and type designers conducted by editor Jan Middendorp. Hand to Type also offers a revealing glimpse into processes by which hand-made letters may be turned into digital files. Prominent guest authors introduce the workings of scripts with which many readers may be less familiar - from Arabic and Indian writing systems to the amazing scripts found in pre-war German schoolbooks and on Amsterdam pub windows.
ISBN 9783899554496. Die Gestalten Verlag.
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  • $95.00
  • SKU
    9783899554496
Hand to Type is a stunning compilation of hand-made and digital scripts that showcases the beauty of hand-written letterforms. The book features work by some of today's most successful and original calligraphers and lettering artists. In addition to fonts and lettering using the Latin alphabet, it introduces artists who explore Cyrillic, Arabic, and Greek scripts.The book's rich visual examples are complemented by in-depth interviews with outstanding calligraphers and type designers conducted by editor Jan Middendorp. Hand to Type also offers a revealing glimpse into processes by which hand-made letters may be turned into digital files. Prominent guest authors introduce the workings of scripts with which many readers may be less familiar - from Arabic and Indian writing systems to the amazing scripts found in pre-war German schoolbooks and on Amsterdam pub windows.
  • Author
    J Middendorp, H Hellige, R Klanten
  • Publisher
    Die Gestalten Verlag
  • Release
    November 2012
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    288 pages. full colour. 24 x 28 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    out of print
  • Status for Website
    out of print
  • Date added
    November 2012