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The Bodoni Typeface Krystal Bradbury DES113 December 13, 2013 Pia Bergholtz The Bodoni Typeface The Bodoni typeface represents the Modern typeface family, which is noted for being the first movement toward visual expression in type. By discovering information about who created this typeface, the inspiration behind the design, the visual aspects, and the varied uses of it since its creation, a greater understanding of the Modern Typeface, Bodoni, can be reached...

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The Super Normal Typeface: Legibility And Aesthetics

Aesthetics Legibility and readability govern the fundamental qualities of a typeface, while aesthetics of a typeface manifest what a cultural code evokes. Although the Super Normal typefaces are characterized with timeless and restricted characteristics, they are not tedious. Indeed, the typefaces in the study, in order to celebrate normality, have been branded by the era they were born. The design of Bodoni embodies a considered eminent figure of the eighteenth century, recalling the spirit...

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Differences Between Arial And Helvetic Normal, And Typefaces

over-specialization and provides versatile adaptability to serve for essential need. As Victor Papanek7 mentions in his book Design for the real world, in evolution, over-specialization is a way to extinction (Papanek, 1972, p.342). Likewise, an over-specialized typeface is the same. It is a two-edged sword, which equals to customized design but short-ranged functions. More precisely, types designed only for specific emotions or targets, just as some of the Postmodernist examples, although they are rich in novelty...

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Typeface and Question

Word Count: 1500 words (+ / - 10%). References are not included in the calculation of the total. Referencing Style: Sydney Business School (Harvard) Format: A simple font (eg. Times New Roman 12, Arial 11). At least 1.5 spacing. Numbered pages. I am worried that my answer might be wrong. Or, similar: I am worried that my answer will reveal that I am unitarist / radical / pluralist: We are not here to judge your work in terms of whether or not we agree with your point of view. Our job is...

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Typeface and Business Plan

K0LEJ TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES ABDM 3313 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2DBF, 2DBU, 2DEM, 2DFI, 2DHR, 2DIN, 2DLM, 2DMK & 2DRM (Semester 3) SEMESTER 6 2012/2013 WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT Assignment Requirements A) Topic of presentation This is the sole coursework for this module and is weighted at 40% of the entire course. It is a Group assignment, 60 marks is allotted for the individual component...

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Typeface and Completely Different Person

500 words essay Indicate a person who has had a significant influence on you, and describe that influence. It was a fine windy day, with a glimpse of the smell of sourness of the weather.. I feel that something bad was going to happen, and it did. That day was the day that I will never be able to forget,my mother had told me that I have changed, in a bad way. My mother has influenced me in many ways. She taught me to change for the better and to never give up. Those are the two traits that make...

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Max Miedinger

Max Miedinger was born December 24, 1910 in Zurich Switzerland. His career as a typeface designer spanned some 54 years. He began studying at the Kuntsgewerbeschule after training as a typesetter from 1926 until 1930. He worked at several positions until 1956 when he became a freelance graphic designer. About a year later, he developed Helvetica in collaboration with Edouard Hoffman. The creation made by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann was originally titled Neue Haas Grotesk, but this title was...

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Type Face Info on Futura

Futura Book In typography, Futura is a geometric sans-serif typeface designed in 1927 by Paul Renner. It is based on geometric shapes that became representative visual elements of the Bauhaus design style of 1919–1933.[1] Commissioned by the Bauer Type Foundry, in reaction to Ludwig & Mayer's seminal Erbar of 1922, Futura was commercially released in 1927. The family was originally cast in Light, Medium, Bold, and Bold Oblique fonts in 1928. Light Oblique, Medium Oblique, Demibold, and Demibold...

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The transitional Baskerville typeface is the result of years of formalization and innovation on the behalf of its designer John Baskerville. Baskerville appears to have been a man driven by a sense of perfectionism, and strongly influenced by his earlier careers in related industries. It was these unique qualities that drove the creation of the long-lasting Baskerville font, that is still widely used in the modern day. John Baskerville was born in England in 1706. Early in his life he was a...

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forensics and ethics

and red, which contrast with the black and white background to make it stand out on the shelves, so the audience are more likely to see it. Also the use of bold colours appeals to the target audience of teenagers. The edgy, capitalised, sans serif typeface of the masthead is partly covered by the key signifier, this connotes that this magazine is a well-known brand which is recognisable. A pull quote has been used as the cover line saying ‘I want to make people happy…’ this overlaps the image of...

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