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Legibility

Ernst Reichl

Legibility

a typographic book of etiquette

by Ernst Reichl

  • 80 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by G. McKibbin & Son in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Type and type-founding.,
  • Book design.,
  • Printing -- Specimens.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernst Reichl.
    GenreSpecimens.
    SeriesSeries of monographs devoted to the educational advancement of book design, manufacturing and publishing -- 5.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22987553M

    Get this from a library! Reading letters: designing for legibility. [Sofie Beier] -- This title will help type designers create high-legibility typefaces and graphic designers determine the optimal typeface for a given project. 'Reading Letters' is an engaging compilation of. So, legibility refers to lines, patterns, shapes, colors, they all have to be distinct from one another so that people can distinguish them and if they can't, then you're reducing the amount of information that somebody can extract from your map and makes it less useful. Size is important.

      In this book, Lynch argues that people in urban situations orient themselves by means of mental maps. He compares three American cities (Boston, Jersey City, and Los Angeles) and looks at how people orient themselves in these cities. A central notion in this book is that of legibility (also called imageability and visibility). Legibility means. legibility definition: the degree to which writing or text can be read easily because the letters are clear, the text is. Learn more.

    Unlabelled: The aim of the study was to evaluate the difference in legibility between e-books and paper books by using an eye tracker. Eight male and eight female subjects free of eye disease. Legibility The visual clarity of text, generally based on the size, typeface, contrast, text block, and spacing of the characters used. Confusion regarding the research on legibility is as persistent - Selection from Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated [Book].


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Unresolved Legibility In Residential Types Paperback – Novem by Clark Thenhaus (Author) › Visit Amazon's Clark Thenhaus Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(2).

Book weights (also called Regular) are so named as they are most often used to typeset books for that very reason. Neither Clearview Text Extra Thin nor the Black weight have the same high degree of legibility for lengthy text that the Book weight has, as seen in.

Legibility. A Typographic Book of Etiquette [Ernest Reichl] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sofie Beier is one of the best scholar in typeface design, who can explain theories in readability and legibility in very clear language. Most of other books on the theories of the typeface design always use obscure language and a lot of jargon, which are too pedantic and hard to read, but not this by: Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances: Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics: CreateSpace Indie Print Publishing Made Easy: DPReview Digital Photography: East Dane Designer Men's Fashion: Fabric Sewing, Quilting & Knitting.

Legibility. I initially came across the concept of "legibility" in a book review of Seeing Like A State by James C. Scott. Although I haven't read the full book, I've read an essay by the author to get a further grasp on this concept.

It begins with the following paragraph. Readability is concerned with comprehension: the ease in which text can be read and understood. It refers to entire words, sentences, and paragraphs. Legibility is concerned with perception: the degree to which individual characters or letters (glyphs) in text are understandable or recognizable as distinct from each other based on appearance.

A Big Little Idea Called Legibility J By Venkatesh Rao James C. Scott’s fascinating and seminal book, Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Imp rove the Human Condition Have Failed, examines how, across dozens of domains, ranging from agriculture and forestry, to urban planning and census-taking, a very predictable failure.

Type: Contrast & Legibility for Great Book Covers Though this article is about designing great book covers by improving the appearance of text, it could just as easily have been titled, Thumbnail Appearance for Book Covers.

Legibility definition, the state or quality of being legible. See more. Lighter typefaces are usually more legible than heavier weights of type.

They allow for full, open counters and unmodified character shapes. Studies have shown that the best character stroke thickness for text typefaces is about 18% of the x-height. Typefaces with weights similar to that of Albertina Regular, ITC Officina Sans Book and Cartier.

The two great affordances of the printed book that most challenge today’s ebooks and ereaders, however, are legibility and the page. While screen legibility may be improving at a “blinding rate”, we have today little more specific, scientific analysis of screen vs print legibility than Ellen Lupton found inalthough Jakob Nielsen.

Readability is how easy it is to read words, phrases, blocks of copy such as a book, a web page or an article. Legibility is a measure of how easy it. Legibility of Print Hardcover – by Miles A.

Tinker (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, "Please retry" — — — Author: Miles A. Tinker. Picturing Books: Celebrating Picture Books Legibility If the text is too small, readers may have trouble interpreting the text. While choosing a point size may seem trivial, it can impact legibility.

Consider the difference in the example below. There are several point size of. The Legibility Group is a series of serif typefaces created by the American Mergenthaler Linotype Company and intended for use in newspapers on Linotype's hot metal typesetting system.

They were developed in-house by Linotype's design team, led by Chauncey H. Griffith, and released fromwhen the first member, Ionic No. 5, appeared. Griffith's aim with the Legibility Group typefaces was.

Legibility influences the arrangement of a network on a map presentation or even the physical layout of some parts during the design phase. Legibility, Imageability and Mental Maps. In the book the Image of the City, the cityscape is divided into five elements: paths, edges, districts, nodes and landmarks.

They are essential components for. legibility depends upon the formation of cognitive maps within wayfarers mind (Arthur & Passini, ). Legibility is “the degree of distinctiveness that enables the viewer to understand or categorize the contents of a s cene - the greater the legibility the greater the preference” (Bell et al File Size: 1MB.

Methodology and definitions; Legibility of letters and digits; Kinds of type; Size of type; Width of line; Leading and relationship of leading, type size, and line width; Spatial arrangements of the printed page; Color of print and background; Printing surfaces; Cumulative effect of combining nonoptimal typographical arrangements; Newspaper typography; Formulas and mathematical tables; Special.

Legibility difference between e-books and paper books by using an eye tracker Jung-Yong Kim Industrial and Management Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, Seung-Nam Min Center for Medical Metrology, Division of Convergence Technology, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Daejeon, Korea Correspondence [email protected] by: 5.

In her blog post ‘Don’t Mistake Legibility for Communication’ Wells writes, Just because you can read it, doesn’t mean it is communicating the intended message. David Carson is famous for his crazy typography and his ability to connect emotion, design and key messages in an effective, impactful way. Some of it is legible, some of it.

By including discussions from the medical sciences, epistemology, semiotics, and aesthetics, the book draws out the multifaceted permutations of corporeal legibility, as well as its relevance for the development of the novel and for facilitating interdisciplinary dialogue.This book reviews the research in the field of typography as it affects children's books and sets it in the context of research on reading.

The contents include five chapters: "Problems of Definition and Measurement" discusses the various measures of legibility used in research studies. "The Reading Process" examines three stages in the process of learning to read and typography in relation to Cited by: