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Characters: Cultural Stories Revealed Through Typography

Author: Banham, Stephen

Description: In Characters, Stephen Banham has meticulously researched the signage and typography of a city to present an exuberant collection of quirky, poignant and often funny stories. From architecture and advertising to cultural history and much more, Characters is a book that will appeal to historians, designers and typophiles alike. Featuring a treasure trove of long overlooked examples, Banham reveals how typography is a rich form of cultural expression, redefining the way we look at our surroundings one letter at a time. You will never walk down the street in the same way again.

Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON

Paperback
ISBN: 9780500501184

Dimensions: 22.9 and 22.9 cm

Publish Date: 1/12/2017

Page Count: 272