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Characters: Cultural Stories Revealed Through Typography. Stephen Banham, Rick Poynor ePub download

by Stephen Banham

  • Author: Stephen Banham
  • ISBN: 0500500266
  • ISBN13: 978-0500500262
  • ePub: 1811 kb | FB2: 1531 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Engineering
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson (March 1, 2012)
  • Pages: 272
  • Rating: 4.1/5
  • Votes: 506
  • Format: mbr rtf lrf docx
Characters: Cultural Stories Revealed Through Typography. Stephen Banham, Rick Poynor ePub download

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They range from how a callout to mend a burnt fuse on a neon sign led to the discovery of over 100 musical instruments hidden away in a train station tower for 50 years to the sign that had to be removed for eliciting illegal gambling. From architecture and advertising to cultural history and much more, "Characters" is a book that will appeal to historians, designers and typophiles alike

They range from how a call to mend a burnt fuse on a neon sign led to the discovery of 100 musical instruments hidden in a train station tower for 50 years, to the sign that had to be removed for eliciting illegal gambling. Featuring a treasure trove of long overlooked examples, Banham reveals how typography is a rich form of cultural expression, redefining the way we look at our surroundings one letter at a time. You will never walk down the street in the same way again.

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In 2005 Banham began a series of forum events discussing the social role of. .Characters – Cultural stories revealed through typography, Thames and Hudson (2011). Orbit Oblique (2008).

In 2005 Banham began a series of forum events discussing the social role of typography and graphic design. Known as Character these events were held alongside the State of Design Festivals attracting up to 500 people at a time. These events took a different form each year. Although the book uses Melbourne as its case study, the idea of viewing a city through a 'typographic lens' is a universal one. The book was co-published by the State Library of Victoria. In 2011 Banham was made a Creative Fellow at the State Library of Victoria.

Type and signage surround us. They are part of our daily lives and the history of whichever city we happen to live in. Whether old or new, each sign has a story to tell. In "Characters", Stephen Banham has meticulously researched the signage and typography of a city to present an exuberant collection of quirky, poignant and often funny stories. They range from how a callout to mend a burnt fuse on a neon sign led to the discovery of over 100 musical instruments hidden away in a train station tower for 50 years to the sign that had to be removed for eliciting illegal gambling. From architecture and advertising to cultural history and much more, "Characters" is a book that will appeal to historians, designers and typophiles alike. Featuring a treasure trove of long overlooked examples, Banham reveals how typography is a rich form of cultural expression, redefining the way we look at our surroundings one letter at a time. You will never walk down the street in the same way again.