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Browsing Archive: January, 2017

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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The Prints and the Pauper: Johannes Gutenberg and the invention of movable type

Posted by Erich Shelton on Monday, January 16, 2017, In : Educational 

I found the below article on I Love Typography and have copied it here for your convenience. To see the original article, please visit I Love Typography's excellent website. Keith Houston, the author, is the founder of shadycharacters.co.uk. His latest book, The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time, is available now from W.W. Norton & Co.
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In 1450, Johannes Gutenberg entered into an agreement with on...


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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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Me, Who Else?


Erich Shelton I am an adjunct professor at 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.’