typography

  1. the craft of composing type and printing from it
  2. art and technique of printing with movable type

Typography

Typography (from the Greek words τύπος typos `form` and γράφειν graphein `to write`) is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language most appealing to learning and recognition. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing (leading), letter-spacing (tracking), and ad...
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Typography

• (n.) The art of printing with types; the use of types to produce impressions on paper, vellum, etc. • (n.) The act or art of expressing by means of types or symbols; emblematical or hieroglyphic representation.
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typography

'the structuring and arranging of visual language' (Baines & Haslam, 2002, 1)
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typography

noun the craft of composing type and printing from it
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typography

art of printing or using type
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typography

Design and layout of the printed word. Typography began with the invention of writing and developed as printing spread throughout Europe after the invention of metal moveable type by Johann...
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typography

Design and layout of the printed word. Typography began with the invention of writing and developed as printing spread throughout Europe after the invention of metal moveable type by Johann Gutenberg about 1440. Hundreds of variations have followed since, but the basic design of the Frenchman Nichola...
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typography

The art and technique of composing printed materials from type.
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Typography

The art of arrangement, style, appearance and publishing of type and typefaces.
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Typography

The art or practice of printing; the style and appearance of printed matter
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Typography

The design and planning of printed matter using type.
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typography

the design, or selection, of letter forms to be organized into words and sentences to be disposed in blocks of type as printing upon a page. ... [8 related articles]
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Typography

The designated setting of type for printing purposes.
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typography

the presentation of printed matter, covering issues such as type styles (e.g. italic or roman type), underlining, emboldening and letter spacing.
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Typography

This term relates to the way in which a passage is set down visually on the page. Some of the features to be aware of are listed under Layout.
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typography

typography (tīpog'rufē) , the art of printing from movable type. The term typographer is today virtually synonymous with a master printer skilled in the techniques of type and paper stock selection, ornamentation, and composition. Before the development of typography, related arts fl...
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Typography

Typography is the art of composing the layout and appearance of printed work, including the selection of typefaces, line spacing, word spacing and the positioning of illustrations. In recent times the term has largely been replaced with 'publishing'.
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typography

typography, typograph, typographic The action or process of printing; especially, the setting and arrangement of types and printing from them; typographical execution; hence, the arrangement and appearance of printed matter.
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typography

[n] - art and technique of printing with movable type 2. [n] - the craft of composing type and printing from it
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