An Essay on Typography by Eric Gill

By Eric Gill

An Essay on Typography used to be first released in 1931, immediately well-known as a vintage, and has lengthy been unavailable. It represents Gill at his top opinionated, fustian, and always humane. it really is his simply significant paintings on typography and continues to be integral for an individual attracted to the artwork of letter varieties and the presentation of photograph information.

This manifesto, even if, is not just approximately letters their shape, healthy, and serve as but additionally approximately man's position in an business society. As Gill wrote later, it was once his leader item "to describe worlds that of industrialism and that of the human workman & to outline their limits."

His brooding about sort continues to be provocative. listed here are the seeds of recent ads unjustified strains, tight notice and letter spacing, abundant top. the following, too, is classic Gill, as polemical as he's useful, as a lot interested in the soul of guy because the paintings of guy; as a lot obsessed by way of the ends as via the skill.

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