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Calligraphic type design in the digital age

Calligraphic type design in the digital age

an exhibition in honor of the contributions of Hermann and Gudrun Zapf : selected type designs and calligraphy by sixteen designers

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Published by Gingko Press in Corte Madera, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zapf, Hermann -- Influence -- Exhibitions,
  • Zapf von Hesse, Gudrun -- Exhibitions,
  • Graphic design (Typography) -- Exhibitions,
  • Computerized typesetting -- Exhibitions,
  • Type and type-founding -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions,
  • Calligraphy -- Exhibitions,
  • Type designers -- Biography,
  • San Francisco Public Library -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Prestianni.
    GenreExhibitions., Biography.
    ContributionsZapf, Hermann., Zapf von Hesse, Gudrun., Prestianni, John., Friends of Calligraphy (San Francisco, Calif.)., San Francisco Public Library.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22482590M
    ISBN 101584230967
    LC Control Number2001092793
    OCLC/WorldCa49734191

    Diotima has a relatively slender and wide design, light in colour and suitable for purposes such as decorative printing and headings rather than for body text. Aspects of the roman recall Roman square capitals such as those on the Column of Trajan, such as the 'M' with no upper serifs (it has serifs in italic).The italic lower-case is relatively calligraphic in design with a 'single-story' 'g'.Category: Serif, Display. Capital letters of typefaces by Hermann Zapf (Aldus, Optima, Palatino, and Zapfino) The New Digital Age. In , Zapf moved to digital type design when Dr. Rudolf Hell invented the Digiset photocomposition machine. Since then, Hermann Zapf started to use typography in computer programs to maintain precise typesetting in book designs.

    Zapfino Type -Hermann Zapf: Current Calligraphy Events: Cynscribe Directory is a resource for calligraphers,lettering artists, papermakers, typographers, graphic designers, paper decorators, scrapbookers, rubberstampers,greeting card . in the Zapfest exhibition catalog Calligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age: An Exhibition in Honor of the Contributions of Hermann and Gudrun Zapf (pgs. 26 and 27), the author’s article which was the precursor to this work. In this new book, a page or two, or more, is de-voted to a dozen of these designs (an informal script.

    Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse (January 2, – Decem ) was a German type designer, calligrapher and was the winner of the Frederic W. Goudy also designed several fontsBorn: January 2, (age ), Schwerin, Germany.   The official title of Zapfest is “Calligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age: An Exhibition in Honor of the Contributions of Hermann and Gudrun Zapf.” The heart of the exhibit is the work on display — calligraphy, typefaces, and working drawings that bridge the gap between the two — but a series of lectures will complement and.


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In September"Calligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age: An Exhibition in Honor of the Contributions of Hermann and Gudrun Zapf" was held in the Skylight Gallery of the San Francisco Public Library.

The Zapfs and fourteen other designers exhibited their type designs to demonstrate the influence of calligraphy on contemporary type. Calligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age is the catalog to the exhibition which also features the work of 14 other calligrapher/type designers who have been influenced by the Zapf's work including: Robert Slimbach, Alan Blackman, Rick Cusick, Jean Evans, Jacqueline Sakwa, Phill Grimshaw, Akira Kobayashi, Jovica Veljovic, Viktor Solt, Julian 4/5(1).

Gudrun Zapf von Hesse (January 2, – Decem ) was a German book-binder, calligrapher and also designed several was the winner of the Frederic W. Goudy mark her hundredth birthday in JanuaryMonotype released the titling typeface Hesse-Antiqua.

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Get this from a library. Calligraphic type design in the digital age: an exhibition in honor of the contributions of Hermann and Gudrun Zapf: selected type designs and calligraphy by sixteen designers. [Hermann Zapf; Gudrun Zapf von Hesse; John Prestianni; Friends of Calligraphy (San Francisco, Calif.); San Francisco Public Library.;].

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She has done graduate work in the Book Arts at Mills College and in Printing and Typographic History at UC Berkeley.

An active calligrapher, she organized the exhibition, lecture series, and catalog for Zapfest: Calligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age. The exhibition, entitled "Calligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age," also displayed the work of fourteen other distinguished calligraphic type designers. The series of Zapfest events included lectures by both Zapfs as well as by such other notable typographers and calligraphers as Jack Stauffacher, Sumner Stone, Larry Brady, Susan Skarsgard.

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There are all-too-brief samples shown on the two-page spread in the Zapfest exhibition catalog Calligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age: An Exhibition in Honor of the Contributions of Hermann and Gudrun Zapf (pgs.

26 and 27), the author’s article which was the. Sumner Stone left Adobe in to start his own digital foundry, Stone Type Foundry. Carol Twombly left Adobe and type design in to focus on her fine art studio practice.

Footnotes: 1 John Prestianni, C alligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age, An Exhibition in honor of the Contributions of Hermann and Gundrun Zapf.

Gingko Press, 2. The catalogue, a well-respected design object in itself (design: Jack Werner Stauffacher) contains a chapter showcasing his work with a commentary and biography. Calligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age John Prestianni/Various Contributors Publisher: Gingko Press Author: Timothy Donaldson.

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