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Beginning Graphic Design: Typography

Posted by Erich Shelton on Thursday, June 1, 2017, In : Video 
This is a nicely presented little video, laying out the basics of typography. While I don't necessarily agree with everything that is said within the video, like leading, it is still fun to watch if you are a beginner at typography. Enjoy!

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Steven Heller: On Creativity

Posted by Erich Shelton on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, In : Video 

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10 steps toward good typography

Posted by Erich Shelton on Sunday, January 29, 2017, In : Video 
Here's a nice little video covering the very basics of good typography. It is especially helpful for those who are new to design. Click here!
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Shadow Type Book Review

Posted by Erich Shelton on Friday, January 13, 2017, In : Video 
With this book, enjoy more than 300 typography examples of dimensional lettering incorporating elements of relief and shadow from Europe and the United States. The examples come from a variety of sources, from type-specimen books and billboards, to shop signs and posters, all of which were created between the nineteenth and mid-twentieth century. Here’s an inspiring promo of the book and what you may expect to find within its pages:

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The History of Typography

Posted by Erich Shelton on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, In : Video 
A paper letter-animation about the history of typography.

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The Letterpress

Posted by Erich Shelton on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : Video 
I came across this video today and thought some of you might enjoy it. The letterpress technology is being overrun by our digital world, which is a pity. It has such a wonderful look that the computer finds difficult to copy or imitate. What do you think?

Letterpress from Naomie Ross on Vimeo.

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Me, Who Else?

Erich Shelton I am a retired adjunct professor from the University of Southern Indiana, located in Evansville. My favourite subjects to teach are obviously ‘Typography’ as well as ‘Graphic Design History’, 'Senior Seminar' and ‘Computer Illustration.’