Just my type is a litte book on typefaces and printing directed to the layman not the professional or type aficionado for example the author tells you where the terms lower case and upper case originated i never knew that. Yes all of those fonts form the beginning of printing to the present are indeed present in simon garfields just my type but instead of a study book of fonts this is a commentary on the history of fonts that is tremendously entertaining as well as informative. Garfield takes readers on a rollicking tour of the world of typography from book jackets to road signs tv shows to computers usa today reading simon garfields just my type can transform your daily life into an endless quest for knowledge of the typefaces in which signs books magazines newspapers etc are set washington post. Just my type a book about fonts is a nonfiction book by simon garfield a british journalist and non fiction author the book touches on typography in our daily lives specifically why people dislike comic sans papyrus . A must have book for the design conscious just my types cheeky irreverence will also charm everyone who loved eats shoots leaves and schotts original miscellany book genres non fiction design art history art design reference writing books about books language humanities adult just my type a book about fontspdf pdf 69 mb
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