Nikolai Taranov - Doctor of Education, Candidate of art history, professor, member of Union of Russian artists.
He is the author of five education books on the fonts, among them the main are “Written font” (Lvov, 1986), “Art of the written script” (Moscow, 1989), “Script and image” (Moscow, 1991).
This book gives the detailed information on the main font types, terms and notions applied in the theoretical typography. The historic evidences describe the font evolution from pictography to modern fonts. The manual touches upon the application of various fonts in book, magazine and banner design.
1995, 155 pages, illustrated
Nikolay Taranov is a participant of International Calligraphic Exhibition. Watch his works here.
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