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Stencil

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...Letterforms created, or appearing to have been created, by the application of ink through a template. Stencil typography can either be created by hand, using templates like the one above, or using existing fonts. Stencil forms were...

Knitted Illustration

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

eBook

...These designs by Studio Myerscough show a contemporary approach to typographic design through the use of knitting.The act of creating illustration and images by using pointed needles and yarn to create a series of interlocking loops. Due...

Italic

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...A drawn typeface based around an axis that is angled somewhere between seven and 20 degrees. Italics derived from the subtly angled calligraphic typefaces used in sixteenth-century Italy, and cuts with this calligraphic form were drawn...

Artisan

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...An artisan is a designer-craftsperson or maker who uses largely traditional handcrafting methods to create pieces in a small workshop or studio. Blending the creativity of an artist with meticulous technique, artisans are self-directed...

Carving

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...To make or form letters by cutting into stone or wood. The roman civilisation produced a great number of stone monuments adorned with carved text. The letters were carved to be readable at a distance and used the shadows created...

Do-It-Yourself (DIY)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Do-It-Yourself (DIY) refers to self-carried making practices traditionally intended for home improvement and gradually expanded to any making activity. Originating after the division of working and leisure time, DIY is sustained by several...

Glyphic

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...Serif typefaces with glyph-type serifs. Glyphic fonts draw from the letters formed by inscriptions carved into stone rather than handwritten, calligraphic lettering, and have triangular serifs.This text is set in Albertus, a glyphic font...

Calligraphy in Pre-Modern Korea

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Article

...Korea’s place within the Chinese cultural sphere led to its adoption of Chinese characters (for which the Korean term is Hanja) as its early writing system. An appreciation of the varying forms of treatment of characters by Chinese...

Handmade Paper

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...A paper substrate made by a dilute suspension of fibres in water. The suspension is drained through a screen to form a mat of randomly interwoven fibres and then pressed to remove the water, contributing to the paper’s typical ‘handmade...

Craft

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...Proficiency in doing or making something. In design terms, craft is the use of the designer’s skill to fashion something exquisite and precise. Design craft can be seen in the production of detailed engravings or filigree...