Arcade Game Typography

The Art of Pixel Type
Thames & Hudson Ltd (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 10. Oktober 2019
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 272 Seiten
978-0-500-02174-3 (ISBN)
A survey of the pixel typography present in the arcade video games of the seventies, eighties and early nineties, taking a close look at 250 different examples alongside essays on certain developments in the medium and its eventual end.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
408 illustrations, 306 in full colour
  • Höhe: 233 mm
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  • Breite: 173 mm
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  • Dicke: 27 mm
  • 895 gr
978-0-500-02174-3 (9780500021743)
Toshi Omagari is a typeface designer at Monotype UK. He studied typography and typeface design at
Musashino Art University in Tokyo. Arcade Game Typography is his first book.
'A definitive guide to 70s, 80s and early 90s arcade game pixel typography' - HypeBeast 'Our favourite book ... explores the fascinating new world of typography' - TypeRoom 'Fantastic' - It's Nice That 'The first book of its kind ... it gives an all-encompassing and incredibly well-researched insight into an undocumented movement characterised by "outsider typographers"' - Mr Porter 'Celebrates the under-appreciated world of arcade game typography' - Design Week 'A deep dive into the distinctive typefaces of the golden age of arcade games' - Creative Review 'Expansive ... special' - Better Letters 'An eclectic compendium of 70s, 80s and early 90s arcade video game pixel typography' - TypeRoom

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