- Page Count: 560
- Size: 6.75 x 9.75 inches
- Format: Casebound w/ CD
- Publication Date: August 2010
- Price: $65
- ISBN: 978-1-9356130-1-5
Retrofonts celebrates over 400 of the most eye-catching and timeless fonts designed between the middle of the nineteenth century and the end of the twentieth century. Arranged chronologically, every section provides a historical, political and cultural context for the eras during which these fonts were created. Presented in the style of old type specimen books, the fonts are showcased in conjunction with visual examples of how they were used in an array of design applications.
Retrofonts will do more than inspire you – the enclosed CD that contains 222 copyright-free fonts will allow you to use these fonts in any way you choose, making this book an invaluable tool for anyone interested in graphic design and typography.
Other typography/design books you might like:
3D Typography – Typography Monographs, Vol. 2 – Typography Monographs, Vol. 1 – While You’re Reading – Made with FontFont: Type for Independent Minds – dot-font: Talking About Fonts – Type & Typography