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Monotype described

Lanston Monotype Corporation.

Monotype described

a simple description for students of the Monotype system

by Lanston Monotype Corporation.

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Published in London .
Written in English


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Statementby two operators.
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Open LibraryOL20862497M

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I bought this book early this summer while taking an intensive one-month course in monotype printmaking at my local community college. Monotype described book It is one of the best art instruction books I have ever seen. It is comprehensive, clearly written, and filled with superlative photos, both of the printmaking process and of the types of art created by the many /5(53).

The numbers mentioned below are from the English "specimen-blades", four editions of the booklets "Monotype book of information", and some additional information from the London Type Museum. In the s many Monotype fonts were discontinued. The "patterns" for the originals from which the punches were created, the punches, and the whole stock.

And, if you don't know the difference between a monoprint and a monotype- this book is a good place to start. flag 1 like Like see review. Maria Fitzpatrick rated it it was amazing. Very good book on monotypes. flag Like see review/5. The Monotype Corporation, based in Redhill, Surrey, was an independent English company that originally shared patents with the Lanston Monotype Company in Philadelphia.

In the first half of the twentieth century F.H. Pierpont and Stanley Morison built up the best type library of its time, and Monotype came to be leaders in European book printing.

After the Second World War Monotype. Monotype: Mediums and Methods for Painterly Printmaking (Practical Art Books) by Julia Ayres () out of 5 Monotype described book Though I really wish this publisher would put more of an emphasis on step-by-step photos of the process described so that these books could be more of a learning tool instead of a lecture.

Read more. 20 people found Reviews: Monotype, (trademark), in commercial printing, typesetting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston in that produces type in individual characters, unlike Linotype, which sets type an entire line at a time.A Monotype machine consists of a key keyboard, a caster, and a replaceable matrix case divided into quadrants, each holding one complete type font.

In an innovative and dynamic approach to the new Variable font format, Fontsmith (now part of the Monotype Studio) and Dutch branding agency VBAT created a responsive logo font for Amsterdam’s new WPP campus — a logo which changes according to interaction and time, as people move throughout the space so do its letterforms.

Start studying ART CH 8& Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Monotype is unique among printmaking processes because it produces an image from a "positive" plate. only one print from the plate.

an image from a "negative" plate. an edition of prints from a single plate. Tolbert Lanston Invents the Monotype Machine History of Information. asked by. Specimens of linotype, monotype, and hand type in use in the. Monotyping is a type of printmaking made by drawing or painting on a smooth, non-absorbent surface.

The surface, or matrix, was historically a copper etching plate, but in contemporary work it can vary from zinc or glass to acrylic image is then transferred onto a sheet of paper by pressing the two together, usually using a printing-press. Monotype advisor and historian of printing Stanley Morison, who was influential in Monotype's series of revival designs of the s and 30s, described Centaur in his book A Tally of Types as "a freehand emphasis of the calligraphic basis of the original" and its modernisation "a.

Typefaces in the Monotype Originals collection represent of cornerstone of classic and contemporary names that are used the world over. Recent additions include eye-catching display faces such as Smart Sans, workhorse texts such as Bembo Book™, Mentor™ and Mosquito™ Formal, plus the cutting edge Neo Sans™ and Neo Tech™ families.

Harry himself put an insurance value of $5, per monotype as far back as and often commented that the monotypes were some of his most important work. He placed a high intrinsic value on them and bemoaned any that were lost. There may be several reasons for the sloth-like rise in monotype values.

The Monotype Corporation is home to some of the most popular and influential typefaces ever created, including Times New Roman, Arial and Gill of these typeface designs were created under the direction of Stanley Morison, the famous British Typographer. This font library, developed over the last years, is known for its depth and strength in book printing and newspaper publishing.

Joanna is a serif typeface designed by Eric Gill (–) in the period –31, and named for one of his daughters. Gill chose Joanna for setting An Essay on Typography, a book by Gill on his thoughts on typography, typesetting, and page design.

He described it as "a book face free from all fancy business.". 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 growing popularity of grotesque typefaces meant that many new sans serif analogues were published in the early 20th century. Setting machines were not compatible with each other but all foundries wanted to offer up-to-date fonts, and as a result numerous different typeface families appeared that seem almost identical at first glance and yet go their separate ways with regard to details.

Lanston Monotype was the original company formed by Tolbert Lanston, inventor of the Monotype machine. Lanston Type eventually parted ways from the English Monotype division. Today Monotype has a presence in the U.S. and U.K. and is one of the foundries owned and operated by Monotype.

Literature Wilfred Bancroft's Article. This system was described by Wilfred Bancroft (son of John Sellers Bancroft, who was deeply involved in engineering the Monotype) in The American Machinist in (just a few years after the Monotype came to market).

It was intended as a system suitable for particularly complex machines. Conclusion: A Monotype Library Subscription is Worth The Price. The Monotype Library Subscription is the most extensive, arguably the most important, font subscription service currently available.

The rich variety and number of classic type families it makes accessible to the designer put it in a class of its own. A monotype is a traditional fine art print made by pressing a piece of paper (often a damp sheet) against a painted or inked surface. It's a technique that's easy to learn and something done easily in your own kitchen.Monotype/Monoprint: History and Techniques Kurt Wisneski.

out of 5 stars 5. Paperback. Can't remember how the condition was described when I ordered it, and the front cover was a bit battered when it arrived.

However, for the price, I can't complain Read more. Report s: