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Shadow Type - a book by Heller, Steven

Shadow Type

Classic Three-Dimensional Lettering

Shadow Type( )
Author: Heller, Steven
Fili, Louise
ISBN:978-1-61689-204-3
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

Designers often look to the past for ways to enliven their projects. Letters with relief and shadow have long been an effective way to add spectacle or intrigue to otherwise mundane words. Introduced in metal type as early as 1815, shadow typefaces were a form of early experimentation among type founders. In the late nineteenth century, the form was adopted in wood type for use in posters and has been embraced ever since by designers looking for ways to communicate a sense of...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Art / Techniques / Calligraphy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.2 x 9.63 x 0.96 Inches
Book Weight:2.904 Pounds
Author Biography
Heller, Steven (Author)
Steven Heller is senior Art Director for the New York Times & author of over seventy books on art, culture, & design.

He lives in New York City.

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