Thinking with Type: A Primer for Designers: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students-Ellen Lupton

  • Title: Thinking with Type: A Primer for Designers: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students
  • Author: Ellen Lupton
  • Released: 2004-09-09
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  • Pages: 176
  • ISBN: 1568984480
  • ISBN13: 978-1568984483
  • ASIN: 1568984480

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Review "...written with warmth and clarity...destined to become an essential part of many typographers' and designers' librairies." -- Print, April 2005

"If you've ever wondered why you 'instinctively' buy one cake mix over the other, find out here." -- Florida Inside Out, April 2005

"dense enough to cover all vital type subjects...condensed enough for easy referencing." -- Step Inside Design, Dec. 2004

...worthy of adding to your library; it's essential if you salivate when you look at well-designed and well-chosen type. -- Technical Communication, August 2005

"If you've ever wondered why you 'instinctively' buy one cake mix over the other, find out here." --Florida Inside Out, 4/2005

"Ellen Lupton, one of America's best-known design educators, is director of the design program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, as well as curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt in New York. The author of several books, Lupton... use(s) her latest, Thinking With Type as a primer for her students." -- Alan G. Brake --Azure, January 2005

"Ellen Lupton, one of Americas best-known design educators, is director of the design program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, as well as curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt in New York. The author of several books, Lupton... use(s) her latest, Thinking With Type as a primer for her students." -- Alan G. Brake (January, 2005) --Azure

Review "Worthy of adding to your library; it's essential if you salivate when you look at well-designed and well-chosen type."

"Design isnt just about how things look, the answer to a design challenge is more about discovering why certain things work. In steering projects toward visual solutions that deliver clear messages, we have to look at the very building blocks of design. Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, - Students aims to get at the heart of this issue." -- Brian E. Young (March 2, 2009) pdf