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Handmade Type Workshop

Tips, Tools & Techniques for Creating Custom Typography

Lettering is an essential starting point for anyone looking to communicate in a creative way. It is one of the most inspiring and versatile areas of graphic design and a field of constant innovation and reinvention.

With Handmade Type Workshop you can move beyond existing fonts to create, explore, and use original and customized letterforms. Tutorials, profiles, and showcases cover everything from creating 3D and illustrated fonts to installations, digital lettering, and photographing found type. Both innovative and classic designs are explored, from a range of works including editorial illustrations, posters, and radical conceptual alphabets.

  • Publisher: HOW Books (July 20, 2011)
  • Length: 170 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781440310379