Type on Screen

A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Developers, and Students

Author: Ellen Lupton,Maryland Institute College of Art

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 161689346X

Category: Design

Page: 208

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The long awaited follow-up to our all-time bestseller Thinking with Type is here. Type on Screen is the definitive guide to using classic typographic concepts of form and structure to make dynamic compositions for screen-based applications. Covering a broad range of technologies—from electronic publications and websites to videos and mobile devices—this hands-on primer presents the latest information available to help designers make critical creative decisions, including how to choose typefaces for the screen, how to style beautiful, functional text and navigation, how to apply principles of animation to text, and how to generate new forms and experiences with code-based operations. Type on Screen is an essential design tool for anyone seeking clear and focused guidance about typography for the digital age.

The Complete Guide to Digital Type

Creative Use of Typography in the Digital Arts

Author: Andy Ellison

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856694728

Category: Computer fonts

Page: 192

View: 6832


This step-by-step guide to digital typographic design covers font history, terminology, manipulation, and getting the most out of industry-standard software, as well as looking at the relationship between the art and science of typographic design.

Getting it Right with Type

The Dos and Don'ts of Typography

Author: Victoria Squire,Friedrich Forssman,Hans Peter Willberg

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856694742

Category: Design

Page: 176

View: 1211


Typography is no longer the specialist domain of the typesetter: these days anyone who uses a computer has access to a wide range of typefaces and effects. This book offers an introduction to the basics of typography, including choosing which typeface to use; adjusting letter-, line-, and word-spacing for improved legibility; understanding kerning and leading; and mastering typographic details, such as italics, punctuation, and line endings. The book is illustrated throughout with practical examples demonstrating good and bad solutions. There are tips for specific design tasks, such as letters, charts, tables, and design for the screen, and a glossary explaining typographic terms.


A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists

Author: Casey Reas,Ben Fry

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262182629

Category: Art

Page: 710

View: 5260


An introduction to the ideas of computer programming within the context of the visualarts that also serves as a reference and text for Processing, an open-source programming languagedesigned for creating images, animation, and interactivity.

Mac-graphics interactive workshop

Author: Octogram Academy

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780201883657

Category: Computers

Page: 289

View: 8189


This CD-ROM and text use a visual approach to guide designers and desktop publishers through the challenge of getting the best output results from a range of programs. Topics covered include typography, images, tints, rules, line screens, halftone images a

Creative Motion Graphic Titling

Titling with Motion Graphics for Film, Video, and the Web

Author: Bill Byrne,Yael Braha

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136132139

Category: Art

Page: 410

View: 3332


The book features genre-based tutorial sections, with step by step instructions for creating effective horror, comedy, drama, and suspense titling sequences. Tutorials for creating some of the most popular title sequences in blockbuster movies are included (Se7en, The Sopranos, 24, The Matrix). Other tutorials teach you how to effectively use sound and VFX in your titles, and also included is instruction on editing your title sequence. These techniques, as well as chapters on the essentials of typography allow you to apply these lessons to your title sequence regardless of whether it's for TV, the web, or digital signage. Also included is a DVD with sample clips, as well as project files that allow you to refine the techniques you learned in the book. As an added bonus we've included 3 titling chapters from other Focal books, with specific instructions on titling within certain software applications. Cover images provided by MK12, from The Alphabet Conspiracy. Learn more at www.MK12.com

20th-century Type

Author: Lewis Blackwell

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856693516

Category: Printing

Page: 215

View: 975


'20th-Century type' provides a decade-by-decade analysis of the significant issues that have shaped the history of typographic and, latterly, graphic design. The book shows how current typographic trends are part of a continuum of change that can be plott

Everyday Computing in Academe

A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, Students, and Other Academic Users of Personal Computers

Author: Donald T. Mizokawa

Publisher: Educational Technology

ISBN: 9780877782766

Category: Computers

Page: 330

View: 7671



Absolute Beginner's Guide to Microsoft Windows Vista

Author: Shelley O'Hara,Ron Mansfield

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0132713381

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 610


Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Windows Vista™ will have you using your computer and new Windows operating system in no time! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll find inside: Describes how to get going: starting programs, creating and saving documents, printing, and using your computer for both productivity and play! Covers connecting to, browsing, and searching the Internet as well as how to send and receive email. Learn how to use the networking tools of Windows Vista to connect with any other computers in your home. Explains how to use the new Windows Photo Gallery to organize, edit, and print your pictures. Details security precautions you can take to prevent viruses, protect against malicious programs, and keep email secure. Provides advice on how to maintain tip-top performance and organization for your work. Highlights exciting multimedia features including listening to music, recording your own CDs, and sampling new tunes. Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Windows Vista™ teaches you how to get started with Windows (and computing in general). The book starts with the fundamentals and then builds on these skills in a smooth and effortless manner. The authors walk you through the process using a hands-on approach, covering topics that include starting programs, sending email, browsing the Internet, downloading music, and printing documents and pictures. Not only will you learn the nuts and bolts of using Windows, but you’ll also receive a crash course in additional topics, like security and home networking, that will improve your computing experience. Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Windows Vista™ provides valuable, practical advice and instruction that you will refer to again and again.