Introduction: Elegance & Eccentricity * 1. French/L'ecriture * 2. British/Scripts * 3. German/Der Schrift * 4. Italian/Il Corviso * 5. American/Scripts
An unparalleled reference and irresistible treasury of scripts typefaces from advertising, street signs and invitations to type-specimen books and personal letters
Steven Heller is co-chair of the MFA Design: Designer as Author programme at the School of Visual Arts, New York. He is the author of many books, including Stencil Type, Graphic, Typography Sketchbooks, New Ornamental Type and New Vintage Type, all published by Thames & Hudson. Louise Fili is director of Fili Design, a New York-based design studio specializing in vintage typographic treatments.
'There's flair and flourish to spare, and from the sharp-edged
Italian styles inspired by the Futurists to striking British shop
signs, it's an inspiring resource' - Computer Arts
'A great collection' - Creative Review