Modern typography: an essay in critical history

Modern typography: an essay in critical history
Author: Robin Kinross
Publisher: Hyphen Press
Language: English
Pages: 272
Size: 21 × 12.5 cm
Weight: 650 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 978-0-907259-18-3
Price: €23.50
Product Description

A brisk tour through the history of Western typography, from the time (c.1700 in France and England) when it can be said to have become ‘modern’. A spotlight is directed at different cultures in different times, to trace the developments and shifts in modern typography. Attention is given to ideas, to social context, and to technics, thus stepping over the limited and tired tropes of stylistic analysis. This is a reprint of the second edition, which has some variations in the pictures as well as corrections and updatings in the text.