A new interesting book reached us these days. It’s called Werkstatt – Fonts und Schriften von Hand entwerfen (Fontfactory, making fonts by hand). Published by Haupt Verlag Switzerland we aprecciate their work for typography.

About the book

We use fonts and letters daily and in different manners. Why not creating your own font? Schriftenwerkstatt should inspire you to create original selfmade typefaces.
No matter if you use ink on paper, needles and fiber, digital alphabets or simply photograph 3D realmade typo – the possibilities are limiteless. Charlotte Rivers is showing you the work of 25 professional illustrators and type designers who show you a step by step guide to reach your desired result. Playful and simple are the characteristics which describe the explanations and functions of type shown by the professionals.

We recommend this book to all beginners in typography, for haveing a small insight what lettering and typedesign means. Patience and the love for experimenting with type are the basics.

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Kaufe es in unserem Typostrate Buch Shop