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Communication Graphics by Wendell C. Crow

Contributed by Jack Grimes on Oct 20th, 2019. Artwork published in .
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    Communication Graphics is a textbook compiled by Wendell C. Crow and published in 1986 by Prentice-Hall. Cover concept by the author, with color photography by Ron Cable. The book typography pairs Eras with ITC Century for text.

    Spread from Chapter 3, Typographic Images. The Fundamental Graphics Tools. The figures on the left show , a typeface designed by Janice Fishman and Kris Holmes at Compugraphic, using the Ikarus program, and the letter a from , a typeface designed by Gerard Unger for cathode ray tube (CRT) typesetting on the Hell Digiset composing machine.
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    Spread from Chapter 3, Typographic Images. The Fundamental Graphics Tools. The figures on the left show Shannon, a typeface designed by Janice Fishman and Kris Holmes at Compugraphic, using the Ikarus program, and the letter a from Demos, a typeface designed by Gerard Unger for cathode ray tube (CRT) typesetting on the Hell Digiset composing machine.

    Spread from Chapter 3, Typographic Images. The Fundamental Graphics Tools. The figures on the left show , a typeface designed by Janice Fishman and Kris Holmes at Compugraphic, using the Ikarus program, and the letter a from , a typeface designed by Gerard Unger for cathode ray tube (CRT) typesetting on the Hell Digiset composing machine.
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    Appendix B. Per-Pica Character Count for Fifty Popular Typefaces.

    Spread from Chapter 3, Typographic Images. The Fundamental Graphics Tools. The figures on the left show , a typeface designed by Janice Fishman and Kris Holmes at Compugraphic, using the Ikarus program, and the letter a from , a typeface designed by Gerard Unger for cathode ray tube (CRT) typesetting on the Hell Digiset composing machine.
    Photo: Jack Grimes. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Really delightful interior graphic, featuring many of the mid-80s’ greatest typographic hits, like Balloon Drop Shadow, Crillee, Baby Teeth, Stack, Superstar Shadow, Sinaloa, Shatter, Harlow, or ITC Neon.

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