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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Lesetypografie by Hans Peter Willberg

To ask other readers questions about Lesetypografieplease sign up. Most books on book design tend to exclude this mundane and pragmatic level of the work. Yet, one knows constantly from experience, that many of the difficulties of design can be resolved by editorial work.

But even lesetypogradie 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. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. My absolute reservation is that nowhere in the book, unless very fleetingly and by implication, is there any recognition of the part that an editor can play in making books.

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For example, the use of dashes and hyphens is governed by agreed rules, and to follow or contravene these rules is a matter of correctness, not of good or bad taste page Lesetypografie assumes that the text has already been edited in perfect sympathy with the design.


By way of conclusion, one might try to imagine translated editions of these books: Refresh and try again. Bold type is employed on every page of Lesetypografie lesetypovrafie, for the page numbers, and is used for emphasis in text, where other designers might use italics. Lesetypografie is unusual among book-design manuals in devoting quite extensive space to the treatment of pictures in books.

The book is rich in its exploration of the areas beyond simple, continuous text-setting — which often describes the limits of discussion or research into legible typography. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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English Choose a language for shopping. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Detailtypografie by Forssman and Ralf de Jong Hermann Schmidt, second edition, is one of these, and it makes a companion to Lesetypografie.

One can show this with a typical, small example.

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Yeahvar rated it really liked it Jun 14, Nils added it Oct 05, When using a dash in prose, he prefers an en dash with a word space on either side of it, rather than a longer em dash with smaller or no space on either side. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


The next book that you or they take on will offer different problems to be resolved, and so lesetypogdafie demand fresh ways of meeting them.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Julia added it Oct 17, They also help to reinforce the sense that the book — as any worthwhile manual must — lesethpografie advocating a certain approach to design. A teacher can show examples and point out the principles and ideas that lie behind the instance shown.

One may attach the first footnote rather to the first sentence of the chapter. Gerda marked it as to-read Jan 18, I have two large reservations about Lesetypografieone of which is perhaps just the downside lwsetypografie its strength.

Isa Bel rated it it was amazing May 11, D2c rated it really liked it Jul 05, These specific examples certainly help to give life and specificity to what had been a rather dry work. 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.