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Print Magazine August 2008 Digital Download

The Type & Form Issue

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You'll Love This Issue If:

  • You're a typophile
  • You read the New Yorker
  • You're any graphic designer who's come to love and trust PRINT Magazine

The Print Magazine August 2008 Issue focuses on type and form, including "Different Strokes," about how small but growing number of "creative programmers" are changing the face of type; "Everybody Loves Rea Irvin," a look at how The New Yorker's first art editor helped make a typeface, and the magazine, immortal; and more, including a look at the art of Greg LaMarche and Mouneer El Shaarani.

In the Print Magazine August 2008 Issue You'll Find:

FEATURES

Different Strokes
How a small but growing number of creative programmers are changing the face of type.
BY EMILY KING

Everybody Loves Rea Irvin
An accomplished illustrator, man-about-town, and ace designer, The New Yorker’s first art editor made the magazine typeface immortal.
BY EMILY GORDON

Symphonic Scripts
Artist Mouneer El Shaarani is devoted to reviving and modernizing Arabic calligraphy—an art form that he thinks is largely misunderstood.
BY ROANNE BELL

The Last Run
Seventy years, three newspapers, three states, multiple languages, hot type, cold type, longtime pressmen, and one mighty press.
PHOTOGRAPHS AND TEXT BY CHRISTOPHER PAYNE

Good Type Gone Bad
Seven type designers tell us what its like to see their fonts in unexpected contexts.
INTRODUCTION BY MONICA RAČIĆ

Party Games
Ancient script, traditional motifs, cuddly cartoon characters—the Beijing Olympics iconography is carefully calculated, and in China, its everywhere.
BY ADAM MINTER

All of a Piece
Letters—thousands and thousands of them—form the bedrock of the graffiti, commercial, and fine art of Greg Lamarche. 
BY CALEB NEELON

Death, Be Not Staid
How personal should a final resting place be? Two memorial designers talk about the brave new world of headstone carving.
BY STEVEN HELLER

DEPARTMENTS

Contributors: Where we’re calling from.
Letters: A Lord & Taylor model reminisces.
F.O.B. The Britney Spears Factor, Chicago posters, Bodonis ghost, the many faces of T, and more.
Shelf Life: Devilish design, mass appear, K-Y—oh my!
Monologue: Typography has long been a powerful tool in the shaping of nations. 
Observer: ’70s debate between two masters illuminates the necessity of a little friction in design.
Dialogue: Aaron Rose, co-director and producer, Beautiful Losers.  
In Print: Vol. 18/no.1 In a 1964 issue, Jan Tschichold revealed why he abandoned modernist sans serifs.
Desktop: The future of OpenType.
Books: 1000 Music Graphics; Cover Art By: New Music Graphics; Art of Modern Rock Mini #2: Poster Girls; Silent Pictures;  Hall of Best Knowledge; Signage and Wayfinding Design: A Complete Guide to Creating Environmental Graphic Design Systems, by Chris Calori;  Signage Systems & Information Graphics: A Professional Sourcebook; Kirby: King of Comics
Type: Crass ethnic type has a revealing history and, surprisingly, serves a purpose.
End Product: Box Seats

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ISBN 13 9781600617072

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