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Type Tricks: User Design


Engels | 29-06-2022 | 160 pagina's

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What to consider when choosing fonts in difficult reading situations including signage, small point sizes or scanning? But also what to look out for when designing for struggling readers.


Tekst achterflap

Type Tricks, the third installment in the collection, focuses on usability in typography and how different typefaces and letter shapes influence the way we read. Distilling advanced typographic knowledge into an accessible medium with beautiful illustration, the book acts as a small and handy guide for those looking to impart a certain message from their chosen text. From beginners looking to learn more about typography to practitioners seeking an advanced level of knowledge without the need to read through extended research articles, Type Tricks will be your go-to book. Each double-page spread focuses on a range of intricate parts of typography, giving examples and illustrating them as to teach users through visual learning. As aesthetic as it is useful, this book is a fantastic gift for a design lover. With 140 evidence-based tips that help the user excel in typographic design, this book is a must-have when designing for the modern reader.


Slogan/Promotie

Type Tricks: User Design is a dissemination of the author’s research into typeface legibility. What to consider when choosing fonts in difficult reading situations including signage, small point sizes, glance-like reading or scanning? But also what to look out for when designing for struggling readers, for example people with low-vision, elderly, children and people with dyslexia. This kind of research is normally communicated in scientific papers, which takes a long time to read and understand. In this book, all findings are presented in an illustrative and easily accessible way. The book has a small amount of text and lots of illustrations presenting more than 140 tips from evidence-based research.


Biografie

Sofie Beier is a professor at the Royal Danish Academy, where she is head of the research unit Centre for Visibility Design. In addition to creating the Type Tricks series, she published numerous academic papers on typeface legibility. Her research is focused on improving the reading experience by achieving a better understanding of how different typefaces and letter shapes can influence the way we read.



Details

    ISBN :9789063696368
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    Uitgever :BIS Publishers BV
    Publicatiedatum :  29-06-2022
    Uitvoering :Paperback / softback
    Taal :Engels
    Hoogte :120 mm
    Breedte :161 mm
    Dikte :14 mm
    Gewicht :202 gr
    Status :Te bestellen bij leverancier
    Aantal pagina's :160
    Reeks :  Type Tricks