A book that explains about 150 characteristic typefaces in the flow of Japanese fonts, such as standard typefaces, innovative typefaces, and typefaces with unique concepts.
A typeface guide based on the times and origins that you want to know because it is a modern age where huge fonts of all ages are lined up flat.
【table of contents】
Chapter 1: The Dawn of Modern Japanese Typefaces Late 19th Century – 1930s
Chapter 2: Types that Supported Postwar Growth 1940s – 1960s
Chapter 3: Dawn of Phototypesetting 1950s – 1960s
Chapter 4: Rise of New Typefaces 1970s
Chapter 5: Diversifying Styles 1970s-1980s
Chapter 6: Reinterpretation of Classics and Maturity of Typefaces 1970s-1980s
Chapter 7: Advent and Possibilities of Digital Typefaces 1990s
Chapter 8: Digital Era New Standard 2000-2010s
Chapter 9: Nuances and Claims 1990s-2000s
Chapter 10: Functions and sensibilities in the post-digital age
- Release Date:
- April, 2023