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Deco Type: Stylish Alphabets from the '20s and '30s by Steven Heller and Louise Fili

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This is the book that graphic designers have been waiting for. From the celebrated design team of Heller and Fili comes the first of Chronicle's Art Deco design books to be devoted exclusively to type. Garnered from vintage specimen sheets and type books as well as commercial design artefacts from all over the world, these alphabets illustrate how the artistic sensibility of the '20s and '30s extended to every facet of graphic design, including the typographer's art. Heller and Fili have brought together a breathtaking collection of wonderful typefaces that have lain hidden for decades to create an inspirational reference for designers and graphic artists everywhere.
Paperback published in 1997 in Very Good condition given age. Binding sound and pages clean and unmarked although possibly very slightly yellowed at the edges. Slight creasing at the top and bottom of the spine, the top edge of the book is a little dirty probably due to storage. There are one or two small marks and indents on the outer surface of the cover, the front cover is mainly white and shows a few surface scratch marks but on the whole the book appears to have been very well looked after.

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Author(s):
Steven Heller and Louise Fili
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-13:
9780811811354
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Title:
Deco Type: Stylish Alphabets from the '20s and '30s

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This is the book that graphic designers have been waiting for. From the celebrated design team of Heller and Fili comes the first of Chronicle's Art Deco design books to be devoted exclusively to type. Garnered from vintage specimen sheets and type books as well as commercial design artefacts from all over the world, these alphabets illustrate how the artistic sensibility of the '20s and '30s extended to every facet of graphic design, including the typographer's art. Heller and Fili have brought together a breathtaking collection of wonderful typefaces that have lain hidden for decades to create an inspirational reference for designers and graphic artists everywhere.
Paperback published in 1997 in Very Good condition given age. Binding sound and pages clean and unmarked although possibly very slightly yellowed at the edges. Slight creasing at the top and bottom of the spine, the top edge of the book is a little dirty probably due to storage. There are one or two small marks and indents on the outer surface of the cover, the front cover is mainly white and shows a few surface scratch marks but on the whole the book appears to have been very well looked after.

Author(s):
Steven Heller and Louise Fili
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-13:
9780811811354
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Title:
Deco Type: Stylish Alphabets from the '20s and '30s

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