The Resource A type primer, John Kane

A type primer, John Kane

Label
A type primer
Title
A type primer
Statement of responsibility
John Kane
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A practical introduction to typography, this book analyzes the basic principles and applications of type
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kane, John
Dewey number
686.2/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Z246
  • Z246
LC item number
  • .K36 2012
  • .K36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Graphic design (Typography)
  • Layout (Printing)
Label
A type primer, John Kane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basics. Describing letterforms -- The font -- Describing typefaces -- Measuring type -- Comparing typefaces -- Display typefaces -- Development. A timeline -- Text typeface classification -- Letters, words, sentences. Understanding letterforms -- Maintaining x-height -- Form/counterform -- Contrast -- Reinforcing meaning -- Making sentences, finding sense -- Type and color -- English is not Chinese -- Text. Tracking : kerning and letterspacing -- Formatting text -- Texture -- Typing is not typesetting -- Leading and line length -- Kinds of proportion -- Components of the text page -- Placing text on a page -- Front matter, back matter -- Indicating paragraphs -- Highlighting text -- Headlines within text -- Widows and orphans -- Columnar organization. Columnar layouts -- Cross-alignment -- Expressing hierarchy -- Tabular matter -- Type as image and information -- Grid systems. Introduction -- An example -- Components of the grid -- A simple grid -- Grids at large scale -- Creating a grid for text -- Creating a grid for text and images
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 230 pages
Isbn
9780205066445
Lccn
2010040655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn667990335
  • (OCoLC)667990335
Label
A type primer, John Kane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basics. Describing letterforms -- The font -- Describing typefaces -- Measuring type -- Comparing typefaces -- Display typefaces -- Development. A timeline -- Text typeface classification -- Letters, words, sentences. Understanding letterforms -- Maintaining x-height -- Form/counterform -- Contrast -- Reinforcing meaning -- Making sentences, finding sense -- Type and color -- English is not Chinese -- Text. Tracking : kerning and letterspacing -- Formatting text -- Texture -- Typing is not typesetting -- Leading and line length -- Kinds of proportion -- Components of the text page -- Placing text on a page -- Front matter, back matter -- Indicating paragraphs -- Highlighting text -- Headlines within text -- Widows and orphans -- Columnar organization. Columnar layouts -- Cross-alignment -- Expressing hierarchy -- Tabular matter -- Type as image and information -- Grid systems. Introduction -- An example -- Components of the grid -- A simple grid -- Grids at large scale -- Creating a grid for text -- Creating a grid for text and images
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 230 pages
Isbn
9780205066445
Lccn
2010040655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn667990335
  • (OCoLC)667990335

Library Locations

    • Vancouver Public Library, Kitsilano BranchBorrow it
      2425 Macdonald St., Vancouver, BC, V6K 3Y9, CA
      49.26468 -123.168549
    • Vancouver Public Library, Terry Salman BranchBorrow it
      4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Vancouver, BC, V5Y 2M4, CA
      49.243268 -123.108898
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