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Ornament and Initial: Beauty of Graphic Design, 17-20th Century

Ornament and Initial: Beauty of Graphic Design, 17-20th Century
This incredible selection of typographic fonts and styles, from 17th to early 20th century in Europe, traces the modern evolution of the printed letter, reproducing pages from exquisitely designed catalogs and books showing type. Also included are borders, ornaments, initial letters and decorations, and many magnificent examples. This will be a valuable reference book for graphic designers and students studying design, and will be a completed edition of typography in Medieval and Modern European history.About the Author: Cees W. de Jong is a designer and publisher based in Laren, the Netherlands. He has published numerous books on design, architecture and art, and is now working as a design/publishing consultant and author. He has also published many books on graphic design. His books include Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles 1628-1900 (2009/08) and Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles 1901-1938 by Taschen America Llc (2010/3)
Author : Cees W. de Jong
Size:265mm×190mm
Pages:320(160 in color)
Binding:Softbound with paper jacket
ISBN:978-4-7562-4284-6 C3070
Release Date : Jun/2013
Language : J/E Bilingual
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $3,800.00
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