Naked Faces.
[ Scripps College Press. ]

[Claremont, CA:] Scripps College Press, 2009. This is a typical Scripps College Press production, in which each of the sections is done by a different student, under the direction of their teacher, Kitty Maryatt. One of ninety-five copies. Printed in forest green, teal, electric blue and purple. Printed on Rives BFK with linoleum cut shapes printed in black. With a [12] pp. section printed on silver paper, in which the compilers discuss the history of various typefaces, including Centaur, Arrighi, Bembo Italic, Poetica, Baskerville, Bodoni, Palatino, Nofret, and Esprit. As new. Silver Ginga bookcloth over boards, with images printed in blue. 11” x 7 ,” ac (Item ID: 15091)

$175.00

“Robert Bringhurst classifies type based on movements of the time period in which it first appeared. We looked at typefaces from that perspective, by listening to music and looking at artworks from the period. The myriad tiny details that make up a letterform have emotional impact on the entire typeface. Highlighting those rising emotions that are evident in the finished face became the focus of the book. Students selected digital typefaces from Bringhurst's classifications list to investigate but used the metal typefaces available at the Scripps College Press for the emotional descriptions.”

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