Free Hand New Typography Sketchbooks


Leaf through the personal sketchbooks of the most influential and inventive illustrators and typographers working today

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Steven Heller, Lita Talarico


Steven Heller, the world’s foremost graphic-design commentator, and Lita Talarico, design educator, open up designers’ personal sketchbooks to provide an intimate look at the creative processes behind typefaces, word-images and logos. Arranged alphabetically by name, the world’s most exciting designers and typographers, including Philippe Apeloig, Ed Benguiat, Hoefler Type Foundry, Henrik Kubel, Toshi Omagari and Francesco Zorzi, present a staggering range of unique and exciting ways to communicate through letters and words. Sketchbook pages reveal the designers’ creative processes across diverse briefs, concepts, languages and alphabets, from Roman to Cyrillic to Arabic.

Aimed at all those who engage creatively with type, whether by hand or on screen, this rich compendium of typographic ideas stresses the importance of typographic thinking at a time when reading habits are evolving, while celebrating the varied and innovative ways that designers practise this time-honoured craft.

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Weight 1156 g
Dimensions 18.7 x 24.4 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 September 2018
Number of pages 352
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 18.7 x 24.4 cm
Weight 1156 g


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