Type Navigator – Special Edition

The Independent Foundries Handbook

An essential reference of independent foundries and innovative type designers.

The rapidly expanding online market for digital typefaces is exciting and diverse. With new fonts and type foundries launching on an almost daily basis, it has been difficult to keep track of notable developments—until now. Type Navigator is a useful current handbook of modern fonts, independent foundries, and innovative type designers that provides an overview of today’s vast market. This comprehensive publication offers a valuable overview of international sources for quality fonts. In addition to concise profiles of type foundries and recent typefaces, Type Navigator features inspirational visual examples of fonts in use. A free digital collection of 100 typeface variations from 20 choice foundries accompanies the 320-page book.

In the past, there were only a few specialists worldwide who worked intensively with typography. Since the introduction of digital fonts and their dissemination via the internet, typography has gained a new significance. More and more designers are creating fonts for a variety of applications. Simultaneously, more and more of these designers are founding type foundries to sell their fonts themselves. Supply and demand in this area have been growing considerably for years. The expanding market for typography is exciting and diverse, but it has been difficult to keep track of notable developments––until now. Type Navigator is a comprehensive handbook of the best independent sources for quality fonts. Structured and indexed according to practical criteria, it offers not only a valuable overview, but also possibilities for effective targeted searches. Whether a reader is in need of a specific type of font, is looking for fonts by a select designer, from a certain country, or even just wants to compare prices, Type Navigator will provide the necessary information. In addition to abundant examples of fonts as well as concrete applications for typefaces and alphabets, this essential compendium features concise profiles of type foundries and designers. Select interviews with managers of type foundries show how their creative visions are influencing the characteristics of their font libraries. Type Navigator is a valuable reference for agencies, designers, consultants, and customers who are looking for an overview of the modern typefaces currently available and the innovative people and companies behind them. A free digital collection of 100 typeface variations from 20 choice foundries accompanies the 320-page book. Type Navigator is edited by typography expert Jan Middendorp as well as the former Hort designer Martin Lorenz and his wife Lupi Asensio, who currently work together as TwoPoints.Net.   Related Gestalten.tv Video  Talking Type—About Type Navigator: The Independent Foundries Handbook 

Editors: Jan Middendorp, TwoPoints.Net
Release date: April 2015
Format: 24 × 30 cm
Features: 320 pages, full color, hardcover, incl. CD-ROM with 100 typefaces from 20 foundries
ISBN: 978-3-89955-551-6

SHIPPING COSTS

All orders within Germany and the US will be shipped for free.

All orders over € 60.00 will be shipped for free.

For other shipments to countries in the European Union, Iceland, Norway, and Switzerland a flat of € 10.00 will be charged.

Any shipping costs will be assessed during the checkout procedure and take into account the full value of goods purchased.


PAYMENT
For shipments to addresses within Germany, payments can be made using a bank transfer, credit card, PayPal, or via Amazon Pay.
For deliveries outside of Germany, payments can be made using a credit card, PayPal, or via Amazon Pay.

Gestalten uses a secure payment system to protect your information. More information on our security procedure is available here

SHIPPING
Once your order is processed and an order confirmation is sent, you will be able to track your shipment using the link in the order confirmation. You will also be able to track your order in your customer account.

Deliveries are usually received within 2-3 working days within Germany, the EU, and the US, and within 3-6 days otherwise.

RETURNS
Full refunds are available up until 14 days after the order confirmation is sent. You bear the direct costs for returning the products. More information on our return policy is available here.
The rapidly expanding online market for digital typefaces is exciting and diverse. With new fonts and type foundries launching on an almost daily basis, it has been difficult to keep track of notable developments—until now. Type Navigator is a useful current handbook of modern fonts, independent foundries, and innovative type designers that provides an overview of today’s vast market. This comprehensive publication offers a valuable overview of international sources for quality fonts. In addition to concise profiles of type foundries and recent typefaces, Type Navigator features inspirational visual examples of fonts in use. A free digital collection of 100 typeface variations from 20 choice foundries accompanies the 320-page book.

In the past, there were only a few specialists worldwide who worked intensively with typography. Since the introduction of digital fonts and their dissemination via the internet, typography has gained a new significance. More and more designers are creating fonts for a variety of applications. Simultaneously, more and more of these designers are founding type foundries to sell their fonts themselves. Supply and demand in this area have been growing considerably for years. The expanding market for typography is exciting and diverse, but it has been difficult to keep track of notable developments––until now. Type Navigator is a comprehensive handbook of the best independent sources for quality fonts. Structured and indexed according to practical criteria, it offers not only a valuable overview, but also possibilities for effective targeted searches. Whether a reader is in need of a specific type of font, is looking for fonts by a select designer, from a certain country, or even just wants to compare prices, Type Navigator will provide the necessary information. In addition to abundant examples of fonts as well as concrete applications for typefaces and alphabets, this essential compendium features concise profiles of type foundries and designers. Select interviews with managers of type foundries show how their creative visions are influencing the characteristics of their font libraries. Type Navigator is a valuable reference for agencies, designers, consultants, and customers who are looking for an overview of the modern typefaces currently available and the innovative people and companies behind them. A free digital collection of 100 typeface variations from 20 choice foundries accompanies the 320-page book. Type Navigator is edited by typography expert Jan Middendorp as well as the former Hort designer Martin Lorenz and his wife Lupi Asensio, who currently work together as TwoPoints.Net.   Related Gestalten.tv Video  Talking Type—About Type Navigator: The Independent Foundries Handbook 

English Typography Visual Culture

Editors Jan Middendorp, TwoPoints.Net
Release date: April 2015
Format: 24 × 30 cm
Features: 320 pages, full color, hardcover, incl. CD-ROM with 100 typefaces from 20 foundries
ISBN: 978-3-89955-551-6

SHIPPING COSTS

All orders within Germany and the US will be shipped for free.

All orders over € 60.00 will be shipped for free.

For other shipments to countries in the European Union, Iceland, Norway, and Switzerland a flat of € 10.00 will be charged.

Any shipping costs will be assessed during the checkout procedure and take into account the full value of goods purchased.


PAYMENT
For shipments to addresses within Germany, payments can be made using a bank transfer, credit card, PayPal, or via Amazon Pay.
For deliveries outside of Germany, payments can be made using a credit card, PayPal, or via Amazon Pay.

Gestalten uses a secure payment system to protect your information. More information on our security procedure is available here

SHIPPING
Once your order is processed and an order confirmation is sent, you will be able to track your shipment using the link in the order confirmation. You will also be able to track your order in your customer account.

Deliveries are usually received within 2-3 working days within Germany, the EU, and the US, and within 3-6 days otherwise.

RETURNS
Full refunds are available up until 14 days after the order confirmation is sent. You bear the direct costs for returning the products. More information on our return policy is available here.

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