An Essay on Typography download free [PDF and Ebook] by Eric Gill

An Essay on Typography download free [PDF and Ebook] by Eric Gill year 2013
  • Book name: An Essay on Typography
  • Author: Eric Gill
  • Release date: 2013/11/13
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9780141393568
  • Rating: 7.31 of 10
  • Votes: 598
  • Review by: Rylie Solomon
  • Review rating: 7.07 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/26
  • Total pages: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 12 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Eric Gill's opinionated manifesto on typography argues that 'a good piece of lettering is as beautiful a thing to see as any sculpture or painted picture'. This essay explores the place of typography in culture and is also a moral treatise celebrating the role of craftsmanship in an industrial age. Gill, a sculptor, engraver, printmaker and creator of many classic typefaces that can be seen around us today, fused art, history and polemic in a visionary work which has been hugely influential on modern graphic design.'Written with clarity, humility and a touch of humour . . . timeless and absorbing' Paul Rand, The New York Times'His lettering was clear, confident and hugely influential on the development of modern type design. The world has now caught up with Gill' GuardianHow do we see the world around us? This is one of a number of pivotal works by creative thinkers like John Berger and Susan Sontag whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision for ever.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H28M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Industrial / Commercial Art & Design, Typography & Lettering
  • Available formats: TXT, DOC, LIT, HTMLZ, WORD, EPUB, PDF, PDB. Compressed in AZW, BZ2, ZIP, TZ, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.50 USD
  • Dimensions: 111x181x10mm
  • Weight: 110g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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