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On systems and quality in typeface design

Leonidas, G. (2015) On systems and quality in typeface design. In: Silva, C. and Madureira, M. (eds.) 5th Meeting of Typography – Book of Proceedings. IPCA, Barcelos, Portugal, pp. 12-28. ISBN 9789899946507

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This text extends some ideas presented in a keynote lecture of the 5th Encontro de Tipografia conference, in Barcelos, Portugal, in November 2014. The paper discusses problems of identifying the location and encoding of design decisions, the implications of digital workflows for capturing knowledge generating through design practice, and the consequences of the transformation of production tools into commodities. It concludes with a discussion of the perception of added value in typeface design.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Arts and Communication Design > Typography & Graphic Communication
ID Code:42545
Publisher:IPCA

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