Learn the history and techniques of hand lettering from renowned design studio House Industries! This practical and visual guide features exercises, case studies, and typographic models for letter styles such as serif, sans serif, brush, and script. Modeled after a series of sold-out lettering workshops conducted around the world by Ken Barber of House this highly illustrated handbook outlines: the history of lettering, various methods and techniques, common letter styles, and best practices for getting paid for your work. The handy how-to guide also provides lettering models to help sharpen your drawing skills and offers departure points for further experimentation.
- Softcover book, 209 Pages
- Learn various methods and techniques along with common letter styles
- Includes side bars and case studies with additional context and information
- Photographs of in progress and finished works to guide the reader
Known throughout the world for its eclectic typeface collections and far-reaching creative exploits, from fonts and fashion to ceramics and space technology, House Industries has been a standard bearer for American graphic design for more than twenty-five years. The House Industries Lettering Manual is an accessible hands-on guide to drawing letters from Ken Barber, House's head letterer and type design director.