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Elegant, quirky, fluid, brutish, ostentatious― a visual resource of cursives and other typefaces that resemble handwriting.From wedding announcements to IOUs, there are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of scripts―some “classic,” others eccentric. Derived from handwriting, these are typefaces that are stylized to suggest, imply, or symbolize certain traits linked to writing. Their fundamental characteristic is that all the letters, more or less, touch each other.
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Steven Heller is co-chair of the MFA Design: Designer as Author program at the School of Visual Arts, New York. His many previous books includeTypographic Universe, New Modernist Type, and Scripts.Review:
“Heller and Fili’s illustrated collection of historical letterforms found in ephemera from around the world will inspire patrons who seek distinct scripts or anyone practicing the art of calligraphy.”
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