Capa do Livro Typographic Specimens - Philip B. Meggs; Rob Carter

Typographic Specimens - Philip B. Meggs; Rob Carter

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Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces


In the world of design, typography is an essential element that can make or break a project. The right typeface can set the tone, convey a message, and create a lasting impression. Typographic Specimens: The Great Typefaces is a comprehensive and visually stunning book that showcases some of the most influential typefaces in history.

A Journey Through Time

Typographic Specimens takes readers on a journey through the evolution of typography, from the early days of movable type to the digital age. Each chapter focuses on a different era, exploring the key typefaces that emerged during that time and the designers who created them.

The Masters of Typography

The book features the work of some of the most renowned typographers in history, including William Caslon, John Baskerville, Giambattista Bodoni, and Eric Gill. Each profile includes a brief biography of the designer, as well as an analysis of their most famous typefaces.

In-Depth Analysis

Typographic Specimens provides an in-depth analysis of each typeface, examining its design, structure, and historical context. The book also includes a wealth of illustrations, making it a valuable resource for designers, typographers, and anyone interested in the history of design.

A Must-Have for Design Enthusiasts

Typographic Specimens is a must-have for anyone interested in typography, design, or history. It is a beautifully crafted book that is both informative and inspiring. Whether you are a professional designer or simply someone who appreciates good design, Typographic Specimens is a book that you will treasure for years to come.

Key Features

  • Over 500 pages of content
  • More than 1,000 illustrations
  • In-depth analysis of over 100 typefaces
  • Profiles of some of the most renowned typographers in history
  • A comprehensive glossary of typographic terms

Order Your Copy Today

Typographic Specimens is available now from all major booksellers. Order your copy today and start your journey through the world of typography!