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20th Century Type Remix

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Editor: Lewis Blackwell
Publisher: Laurence King
Publication: 1998, First Edition
Binding: Softcover, section sewn
Pages: 192
Size: 215 x 280
Text: English

(Introduction) 'Type design is rarely, if ever, about being wholly original. At root, there is the need to conform to a great tradition of letterforms, a tradition which enables us to have the notion of a readable alphabet. And yet, a totally unreadable font driven out of the familiar territory of a keyboard is created within the context of language-making tools. Something familiar through which we know our instructions are being codified, our orders remembered. Forget the book, the magazine, or the television - they are secondary realizations of typography. It is the keyboard and screen that are our typographic mediators now, and our typographic intelligence is bonded with that of computers.'

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing, soiling to cover. Light tanning to outer edges of interior pages.

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