Finer Points in the Spacing and Arrangement of Type
Hartley & Marks, 1995 - 90 Seiten
"When Stanley Morison wrote in First Principles of Typography that "Typography does not so much need Inspiration or Revival as Investigation," he may well have had Geoffrey Dowding in mind. Few people investigate, dissect and care about type with the passion and intensity of Dowding. He probes into every aspect & use of type and space, from word and letter arrangement to the design of type itself. He's readable, absorbing and provocative; no matter how you feel about Geoffrey Dowding's opinions, you will never approach design in quite the same way after having read Finer Points in the Spacing and Arrangement of Type. If you care about design and the printed word, then you care about what Geoffrey Dowding has to say."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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THE SPACING BETWEEN WORDS
THE DETERMINATION OF THE MEASURE
PRINCIPLES INTO PRACTICE
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42-line Bible alignment ampersand apostrophes appear Arrangement of Type ascending Bembo Bible Bodoni body-size Bruce Rogers centre close spacing colour columns commas composition compositor copy course dashes displayed lines displayed setting divided words Dowding Edward Johnston ends of lines ephemeral printing example faces figures FINER POINTS fonts frequently full points hair space Hart's Rules hyphens increase indention J. H. Mason keyboard operator kind leading left-hand length of lines letter-spaced capitals ligatures look lower-case letters marks of punctuation measures word mechanical misuse Monotype narrow measure settings normal omniu optically overhanging paragraph Perpetua press advertisements printers typesetters punctuation marks quotation marks readable reader right-hand edge roman roman numeral rule serifs set in italic small capitals spacing between words spotty squared-up Stanley Morison text matter text setting treatment typography Typomundus 20 uneven upper visually even spacing white space widely word-spaced word division word or words x-height