Title, Lesetypografie. Authors, Hans Peter Willberg, Friedrich Forssman. Edition, 5. Publisher, Schmidt, ISBN, , Length, Results 1 – 7 of 7 Lesetypographie by Willberg, Hans Peter und Friedrich Forssmann: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Hans Peter Willberg & Friedrich Forssman, Lesetypografie Mainz: Verlag Hermann Schmidt, pages, × mm. Ari Rafaeli, Book typography.

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Wesen rated it it was amazing Jan 18, That could be a long search, though it should in principle be possible, because what is proposed in this book are larger principles of the meaningful deployment of material, at its most transcultural in the discussion of pictures in a book. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

The book shows ways in which the full repertoire of fonts can be used: In the old days of metal typesetting, into the s, choice of typeface was often a matter of what a typesetter had available for use on their machines.

Dennis rated it it was amazing Sep 10, The ruling virtues are economy of effort and visual modesty. The first edition of Lesetypografie appeared inand this second edition is distinct from the first mainly for the reproductions of actual books, in good colour photographs, to illustrate the points being made. Dirk rated it it was amazing Mar 17, It is by means of design, they imply, that everything can be made to work.

High to Low Avg. Rafaeli puts forward some large principles — his advocacy of close word-spacing is that — but for the most part his book is fixed in a particular culture and a particular tradition: Photographs and illustrations have content and meanings, just as surely as words do, and so can be included in the consideration of design for the reader. The editorial—typographic conventions discussed and employed are largely British ones, not those of North America.


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Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Colin rated it really liked it Oct 31, Most of these books were designed by Willberg or Forssman, or else by designers who one guesses are associates of the authors.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. A willbedg title that concludes with a superior reference lesetypografif almost always looks wrong on the page. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This may be understandable.

There is thus always a risk of a blurring of meaning with these marks. Friedrich Forssman born was a pupil of Willberg willverg the Fachhochschule at Mainz, and has followed him in combining theory with a busy practice. Lesetypografie is unusual among book-design manuals in devoting quite extensive space to the treatment of pictures in books. Detailtypografie by Forssman and Ralf de Jong Hermann Schmidt, second edition, is one of these, and it makes a companion to Lesetypografie.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Others take a middle view, in which the focus is on the whole page or spread of two facing pages, and everything that can happen there.


He prefers to use single quotation marks rather than double quotation marks, and then double if quotation marks within the quotation are needed: But even within the idealized micro-domain of one page of a book, which is the focus for most works of instruction on this topic, everything still seems to interact. Streiflichter zur Typographical Correctness. Georg rated it it was amazing Oct 24, lesetypografle This leads lesetypograife to the question of lines or words turned through 90 degrees: By way of conclusion, one might try to imagine translated editions of these books: Rike rated it it was amazing Jul 18, Learn more at Author Central.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It is rather at the level of Detailtypografie that different usages for particular Western languages occur. They clearly see it as an aid to the reader, in making a difference of meaning visible: D2c rated it really liked it Jul 05, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Sandra marked it as to-read Oct 14, Hans Peter Willberg — was perhaps the major figure in West German willber design over the last forty years: The space between word and punctuation mark will almost certainly not be put there by a keystroke; rather it is generated by the space built in, as kerning values, to the design of the characters.

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They also help to reinforce the sense that the book — as any worthwhile manual must — is advocating a certain approach to design. To ask other readers questions about Lesetypografieplease sign up. Daniel Leite marked it as to-read Sep 12,