Ettenberg, Eugene M. Formerly, Lecturer in Graphic Arts, New York, New York.
Romano, Frank Consultant in Graphic Arts, Salem, New Hampshire.
Destree, Thomas M. Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, Sewickley, Pennsylvania.
Walton, Roger Duncan Baird Publishers, London, United Kingdom.
- Type measurements
- Type families
- Special designs
- Type for desktop publishing
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The intelligible images organized into readable text of various styles and sizes. Type used in printing on paper or in video display is divided into four categories: foundry, machine-cast, photocomposed, and digitized type. In the first two the face of the letter is raised on one end of a piece of metal. It is from that surface, when inked, that the impression of type was made from its invention until the 1970s. In photocomposition, the type is reproduced photographically. Digitized methods assemble dots into typographic letters, lines, or pages.
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