You'll Love This Book If:
- You love typography
- You like crafting
- You want to make unique lettering that stand apart from pre-made fonts
Lettering is an essential starting point for anyone looking to communicate in a creative way. It is one of the most inspiring and versatile areas of graphic design and a field of constant innovation and reinvention.
In Handmade Type Workshop You'll Find:
- Profiles and tutorials for making custom type
- Galleries of awesome handmade type examples
- Everything from cutting and stitching to digital design
With Handmade Type Workshop you can move beyond existing fonts to create, explore, and use original and customized letterforms. Tutorials, profiles, and showcases cover everything from creating 3D and illustrated fonts to installations, digital lettering, and photographing found type. Both innovative and classic designs are explored, from a range of works including editorial illustrations, posters, and radical conceptual alphabets.
About the Author:
Following her graduation from the London Institute (now University of the Arts London), Charlotte Rivers began her career at Graphic International magazine (now Grafik). She has since contributed to a number of international design magazines including Computer Arts Projects, Print, and Cent.