By Lara McCormick

Playing with Type is a hands-on, playful method of studying sort software and rules. This attractive advisor starts with an creation to the philosophy of studying in the course of the means of play. in addition to a sequence of experimental layout initiatives with an emphasis on kind, the writer offers designers with a “toolkit” of principles and talents constructed during the means of play. the notice and sensitivity to style types, types, and kind offerings received via those visible experiments increases the designer’s self belief of their own paintings. This e-book can be utilized within the lecture room or independently, and readers can pass on to routines that entice them.

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