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Hand Job: A Catalog of Type Mike Perry

Hand Job: A Catalog of Type

Mike Perry

Published
ISBN : 9781568986265
Paperback
256 pages
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 About the Book 

In this digital age of computer-generated graphics and typography, its refreshing to find typographers who still believe in working by hand. No longer relegated to designers sketchbooks, hand-drawn type has emerged from the underground as a dynamicMoreIn this digital age of computer-generated graphics and typography, its refreshing to find typographers who still believe in working by hand. No longer relegated to designers sketchbooks, hand-drawn type has emerged from the underground as a dynamic vehicle for visual communicationfrom magazine, book, and album covers to movie credits and NFL advertisements. As the practice and appreciation of hand-drawn type grows, its time to celebrate the work of those typographers whose every letterform is a work of art.Hand Job collects groundbreaking work from fifty of todays most talented typographers who draw by hand. Graphic designer and hand typographer Michael Perry selects work representing the full spectrum of design methods and styles. Each hand-drawn work is entirely shaped by the artists unique processevery one a carefully executed composition enhanced by unplanned accidents of line, color, and craft. Hand Job also includes photographs of found type,artists studios, and the tools that help make typography come to life. Whether you are looking to invigorate your design work or are just in need of a little offbeat inspiration, Hand Job will have you reaching for your favorite pen.