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Stanley Morison and the renaissance of British typography.

Vincent Steer

Stanley Morison and the renaissance of British typography.

by Vincent Steer

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morison, Stanley, -- 1889-1967.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 55
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19343012M

    able effect" produced by perfect book typography. For Tschi­ chold, "perfect typography depends on perfect harmony be­ tween all of its elements." To achieve it, typographers must discover the "affinities" which are "hidden in any and all parts" of a typographical page The Canadian typographer Carl Dair agreed, commentingAuthor: Kay Amert. Times New Roman is a serif was commissioned by the British newspaper The Times in and conceived by Stanley Morison, the artistic adviser to the British branch of the printing equipment company Monotype, in collaboration with Victor Lardent, a lettering artist in The Times's advertising department. It has become one of the most popular typefaces of all time and is installed on Category: Serif.

    We maintain an open shop at B Water St, Exeter, New Hampshire. Please visit us: our hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm or by appointment. Our mailing address is The Colophon Book Shop, P. O. Box , Exeter, NH As always, we would be glad to quote according to your interest. () voice; () d: The Pelican Press was founded in by Sir Francis Meynell, with the active involvement of Stanley Morison - both of whom where key players in the world of British .

      Born in in Wanstead, Essex, England, he was one of the most influential figures in modern British typography. Surprisingly, Stanley Morison was not a . "This classic work was originally published in and, unlike many other books about typography and printing, has stood the test of time. It has always been a scarce book, but those who have been lucky enough to have access to a copy would surely agree with Alan Bartram, who states in his Foreword that he has 'found its admirably concise arrangement immensely useful'.


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Stanley Morison (6 May – 11 October ) was an influential British typographer, printing executive and historian of printing.

Largely self-educated, he promoted higher standards in printing and an awareness of the best printing and typefaces of the past. From the s Morison became an influential adviser to the British Monotype. - Explore stonedhandmadea's board "STANLEY MORISON" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Typography, Times new roman and Typography design pins. Stanley Morison Last updated Septem Morison drawn by Sir William Rothenstein in Stanley Morison (6 May – 11 October ) was an influential British typographer, printing executive and historian of printing.

[1] [2] [3] Largely self-educated, he promoted higher standards in printing and an awareness of the best printing and typefaces of the past. In Stanley Morison wrote, “Typography is the efficient means to an essentially utilitarian and only accidentally aesthetic end, for the enjoyment of patterns is rarely the reader’s chief aim.

Therefore, any disposition of printing material which, whatever the intention, has the effect of coming between the author and the reader is wrong.”. This is taken from Morison’s essay First Principles of Typography, which became in the decades that followed an industry manual of book typesetting standards, especially in America.

By the s, Stanley Morison had acquired a remarkable depth of knowledge and experience in printing. “Stanley Morison and Jan van Krimpen: A Survey of Their Correspondence [Part 1].” Matrix 8 (): – Tagged correspondence, Jan van Krimpen, Stanley Morison, types Typography and Book Production.

British Library Studies in the History of the Book. London: British Library, Early Italian Writing-books of the Sixteenth Century [Stanley Morison, Nicolas Barker] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: 2. Beatrice Lamberton Warde (Septem – Septemnée Beatrice Becker) was a twentieth century writer and scholar of typography.

As a marketing manager for the British Monotype Corporation, she was influential in the development of printing tastes in Britain and elsewhere in the mid-twentieth century and was recognized at the time as "[o]ne of the few women typographers in Died: Septem (aged 68), Epsom, Surrey.

Typography - Typography - History of typography: Whatever else the typographer works with, he works with type, the letter that is the basic element of his trade. It has already been said that there have been but three major type families in the history of Western printing: (1) black letter, commonly and not quite rightly called Gothic by the English; (2) roman, in Germany still called by its.

Stanley Morison, author of First Principles of Typography, has exercised a greater influence on the shape of printed words in the last century than anyone else.

Chance reading of The Times Printing Supplement on printing on 10 September introduced him to the world of printing. The Monotype process of simultaneously casting and composing type had just been perfected so as to match the. First Principles of Typography ( CUP) ( Macmillan NY) The Art of Printing ( H Milford, London) ( Diament Typographic Service, NY - ) Latin Script since the Renaissance (nd.

CUP) - 50 Richard Austin: Engraver to the Printing Trade ( for Friends of the CUP) - Black-Letter Text ( CUP) - Bembo is a serif typeface created by the British branch of the Monotype Corporation in – and most commonly used for body is a member of the "old-style" of serif fonts, with its regular or roman style based on a design cut around by Francesco Griffo for Venetian printer Aldus Manutius, sometimes generically called the "Aldine roman".

The History of the Book. A bibliography of printing, publishing, and the book arts Into Print: Selected Writings on Printing History, Typography and Book Production.

British Library Studies in the History of the Book. John Baskerville, Sir Emery Walker, Stanley Morison, typography, USA Ivins — Artistic Aspects of Fifteenth-Century. Book Typography: The Crystal Goblet by Beatrice Warde The World's Greatest Book Posted on Novem by Dave Bricker Decem H ere is the first of a series of occasional posts that explore the contributions of great typographers and typography books to.

sions of stylistic influence in type design. In this context, the British type historian, Stanley Morison, proposed in the s a hypothesis that was to alter the writing of typographic history in the twentieth century. Then at the beginning of his career, and busy scouring ar chives for examples of fine printing, Morison observed that, at origin.

Times New Roman is a serif typeface. It was commissioned by the British newspaper The Times in and conceived by Stanley Morison, the artistic adviser to the British branch of the printing equipment company Monotype, in collaboration with Victor Lardent, a lettering artist in The Times's advertising department.

It has become one of the most popular typefaces of all time and is installed on. sions of stylistic influence in type design. In this context, the British type historian, Stanley Morison, proposed in the s a hypothesis that was to alter the writing of typographic history in the twentieth century.

Then at the beginning of his career, and busy scouring ar-chives for examples of fine printing, Morison observed that, at origin. Stanley Morison (6 May - 11 October ) was an influential British typographer, printing executive and historian of printing.

[1] [2] [3] Largely self-educated, he promoted higher standards in printing and an awareness of the best printing and typefaces of the past. Calligraphy - Calligraphy - Revival of calligraphy (19th and 20th centuries): The revival of calligraphy in Great Britain at the end of the 19th century was part of a broader artistic reaction against the mechanization of manual crafts.

About the English author, socialist, and artist William Morris turned his attention to the ancient practices of scribes and began to experiment with writing. Sabon is a favorite for typesetting book copy, and is well-suited to any traditional or formal design.

Times New Roman. Times New Roman was commissioned by the British newspaper The Times in after the paper was criticized by Stanley Morison for being typographically antiquated and poorly printed. It was created by Cameron S. Latham of. 1.

Introduction: defining boundaries. Like a tightrope walker on the line of technological changes, by its nature type design immediately compels us to better define the term ‘revival’, since (as usually pointed out) the whole history of typography can be seen as a series of successive and quite ephemeral adaptations to new technologies.- Explore bullproof9's board "Fonts", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Fonts, Typography and Lettering pins. A Bull in the Typography Shop. By John Updike. in D. B. Updike wrote with a fastidious shudder to the British printer Stanley Morison, "You have put your finger on what ought to .