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Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works, Third Edition (Graphic Design & Visual Communication Courses) Paperback – 13 Dec 2013

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  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Adobe; 3 edition (13 Dec. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0321934288
  • ISBN-13: 978-0321934284
  • Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 1.8 x 21.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 516,694 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Erik Spiekermann is an information architect, type designer (ff Meta, itc Officina, ff Info, ff Unit, LoType, Berliner Grotesk, and many corporate typefaces), and author of numerous books and articles on type and typography.



He was founder of MetaDesign, Germany’s largest design firm, as well as FontShop, a company for the production and distribution of electronic fonts. He is a board member of the German Design Council and past president of the International Society of Typographic Designers (istd), as well as the International Institute for Information Design (iiid).


In 2001, Spiekermann left MetaDesign and now runs Edenspiekermann with offices in Berlin, Amsterdam, London, and San Francisco.


In 2011, the German Design Council gave Spiekermann its highest award for Lifetime Achievement. That year, he also received the tdc Medal and the SoTA award. In 2012, the German Art Directors Club gave him its Lifetime Achievement Award.

 




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5.0 out of 5 starsGreat introductory book to typography
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