This book is the most extensive reference available to Design Thinking. Design Thinking is an approach to designing products, services, architecture, spaces and experiences that is being quickly adopted by designers, architects and some of the world’s leading brands such as GE, Target, SAP, Procter and Gamble, IDEO and Intuit. It is being taught at leading universities including Stanford and Harvard. Design Thinking creates practical and
innovative solutions to problems. It drives repeatable innovation and business value.
Design Thinking can be used to develop a wide range of products, services, experiences and strategy. It is an approach that can be applied by anyone.
There’s tons to learn about typography, and thankfully there are a huge number of quality resources available online – not to mention the typography articles on this site. But if you’ve got a real passion for typography, then what better way to learn about it than a beautifully produced print book filled with gorgeous lettering?
Packed with step-by-step tutorials and interviews with professional font designers, FontFace is a comprehensive and practical guide that explores every aspect of the font creation process, covering everything from sketching initial letterforms to mastering the font creation software packages Fontlab and Fontographer. Significantly, this book is also the first of its kind to address the important issue of how designers can best market and sell their fonts, and includes advice on copywriting and working with foundries, as well as how designers can set up their own foundries. Throughout the book, screen grabs and illustrated diagrams accompany clear and accessible text, clarifying each part of every process and arming readers with all the essential information they need. Interviews with professional font designers and foundry owners provide an insight into their working processes, while accompanying portfolios demonstrate a wide range of inspirational font styles.
In this digital age of computer-generated graphics and technology, it’s refreshing to see a small subset of typographers who still believe in working by hand. and as the popularity of hand-drawn type continue to grow, it is now time to explore and celebrate the work of those typographers whose every letter is a work of art. hand Job collects an incredible universe of Hand-Drawn typography exploring the work of fifty-five typographers and graphic designers who are making new stride by originality of their work and the popularity of their clients.
University graphics lecturer Jim Williams‘ A4 Type Matters! booklet, originallt created to hand out to his students, has been expanded and is set to be published in April as a notebook-style 160 page, faux leather covered book
From the moment I picked this up I got sucked right in. Not your average typography book, it’s rustic, raw and VERY creative. Get your Moleksin out cause you won’t be able to resist.