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Eminents observed: a century of writing, lettering, type and typography at the Central School, London

Kindel, E. (2018) Eminents observed: a century of writing, lettering, type and typography at the Central School, London. In: Kindel, E. (ed.) Typeform Dialogues (2nd edition). Hyphen Press, London, pp. 50-87. ISBN 9780907259527

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This chapter surveys teachers (or those who influenced teaching) in writing, lettering, type and typography at the Central School, London, from its early years until the 1990s. Featured individuals include Emery Walker, W.R. Lethaby, Edward Johnston, J.H. Mason, Graily Hewitt, Nicolete Gray and Nicholas Biddulph. The chapter provides historical context for the 'Typeform dialogues' interface (presented elsewhere in the book) by locating it within a tradition of teaching at the Central School.

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:66607
Additional Information:This book is free to download as a PDF file (23.1 MB) from the publisher website.
Publisher:Hyphen Press

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