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by Robin Kinross
Author: Robin Kinross
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition (December 1, 1997)
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In addition to numerous new illustrations and revised text,Modern Typographyhas been re-scaled to a new, convenient pocket format. Kinross's overview breaks ground by focusing on the history of typography as an intricate web of social, technical, and material processes, rather than a parade of typeface styles
for the typographer interested in more than just getting the job done, this is a must read.
for the typographer interested in more than just getting the job done, this is a must read. it is a readable and quite detailed survey of the history that has brought us to present-day typographic design. 2 people found this helpful.
Robin Kinross (born 1949) is an author and publisher on the topic of visual communication and typography. His most significant work is Modern Typography. He is a proprietor of Hyphen Press, which publishes books on design and typography. Kinross did undergraduate and graduate studies at the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading
Is not all typography modern?1
Is not all typography modern?1. 1. The argument that "modern" typography began around 1440'. Certainly a cultural historian might see 1450, the. moment of Gutenberg's movable type, as falling near to the intersection of & medieval' and 'early modern'. The hope of this book is to explanation of technical process or of the terminology of break down such separations, and to show typography.
In addition to numerous new illustrations and revised text, Modern Typography has been re-scaled to a new, convenient pocket format. Kinross's overview breaks ground by focusing on the history of typography as an intricate web of social, technical, and material processes, rather than a parade of typeface styles.
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Kinross, Robin: Unjustified texts, perspectives on typography. Despite the overwhelming subject matter, Mr. Kinross tempers his approach to describe how conflicts and relationships have led to where the study of type is today. Type design is also put in a context where other related design such as architecture affect it in time and the mechanical subject of typography gets put in a more human context.
The book Modern Typography was designed by Françoise Berserik, The Hague, and typeset by Teus de Jong. An Essay in Critical History by Robin Kinross. Contributed by Matthijs Sluiter on Apr 7th, 2014. Artwork published in.
This ‘Essay in Critical History’ gives prominence to typography’s more rational . Robin Kinross wrote, designed, typeset and published this book.
This ‘Essay in Critical History’ gives prominence to typography’s more rational and articulate practitioners, unapologetically, since its argument is that ‘typographers need to incorporate critical reflection into their own practice’. Some of the usual heroes get short shrift: Baskerville, Bodoni and most of the private presses are ignored because their books were ‘fine printing’, to be admired rather than read. Most histories of typography, particularly British ones, have been histories of traditional typography that treat Modernism as an aberration.