Doyald was a graphic designer, typographer, teacher, lecturer and self-published author of Logotypes & Letterforms, Fonts & Logos (a Western Art Directors. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Title, Fonts & Logos: Font Analysis, Logotype Design, Typography, Type Comparison, and History. Author, Doyald Young. Contributor, Hermann Zapf.

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You worked a variety of odd jobs before getting technical illustration.

Depends on my mood, the style, and the complexity of the design. No wonder Dutch typography is so outstanding! Glynnis marked it as to-read Dec 29, Natalie marked it as to-read Jan 08, Designers need to understand them to become better designers.

He may produce 40 to roughs in a few days in a variety of lettering styles, each one unique from the next. I then scan the selected design and finish it in Fontographer, usually in one character cell, sometimes two or more if the job requires color separation.


D Christian Harrison added it Aug 23, Jameson marked it as to-read May 22, The Typofonderie type specimens collection Maximilien Vox, typographer, etc. While adept at the computer, he remains adamant in promoting drawing for the start and development of the letterforms.

Doyald Young

Young through a documentary on doya,d Kyle marked it as to-read Jan 03, When I first began to teach, teaching forced me to clarify my beliefs and ideas. To the contemporary designer, who begins the process of creating a logotype by trying out multiple variations of any of the hundreds or thousands of fonts available on their computer, Young’s technique is both astonishing and daunting.

What other mentors did you have?

Then ink, then incised in stone, and then to doyalld computer. Ovink, a most generous and pleasant man, and in Sheffield, England, I was given a tour of the William Caslon foundry.

Kayla rated it it was amazing Feb 14, Modestly, I am a typographer who is still learning.

At that point, had you learned anything in school about designing letters and were you aware of the logos and letters around you in more than a cursory sense? He wears jeans and a dress shirt.



Typical lettering design by Doyald Young. And the way that students have responded?

Ann marked it as to-read Apr 08, Tim Fau marked it as to-read Aug 21, Very few schools in the U. Rick Wagner rated it it was amazing Nov 22, Lettering for Apex Engraving, And I had a wonderful editor who greatly enhanced my efforts.

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fomts I ask him if another book is in his future, and he smiles. The subjects covered include: The combination of those qualities forms as perfect a descriptor of Young’s work as any you are likely to find, both in the process and the result. With some jobs there is no clear direction, either from the client or from the job itself.