Doyald was a graphic designer, typographer, teacher, lecturer and self-published author of Logotypes & Letterforms, Fonts & Logos (a Western Art Directors. Fonts & Logos: Font Analysis, Logotype Design, Typography, Type Comparison Sep 01, by Doyald Young ยท Hardcover. $$ More Buying. Typographer, logotype designer, and educator, Doyald Young was truly a master of his craft. Born in Holliday, Texas in , Doyald sprung from humble.

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What other mentors did you have? Trade Tech, who doyal first opened my eyes to letter forms, and Mort Leach who refined my observation and craftsmanship. Young was a teacher at Art Center College of Designwhere he taught letteringlogo designand typographic basics from toand again from until his death in Learn more at Author Central. They were accomplished designers. The examples are mine, I wrote the book, designed it, and oversaw its printing in Hong Kong.

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I still start roughs with a soft pencil at a small size, then progressively refine the designs, finally inking with a straight edge.

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From writing, to material reproduced, to layout and production. You ran away from home inwhen you were The subjects covered include: Why is it important for a logotype NOT to be composed from an existing font?

Twitter Updates follow us on Twitter. Discrimination comes from designers with rarefied aesthetics; the public mostly is uneducated and unaware. Edit Storyline From humble beginnings in a small Texas town eight decades ago comes legendary typographer, logotype designer, author, and teacher Doyald Young. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Art Center College of Design. It is a superb reference and source doywld for students, educators, graphic designers, font designers, and typophiles.

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A case study of the Prudential Insurance Company name illustrates the step-by-step process in detail. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I ask him if another book is in his future, and he smiles. Grab our RSS feed and follow us on Dotald where we post the extra bits that don’t make it here.

His modesty is memorable. Edit Cast Credited cast: How much influence did Mort Leach have on you, as a letterer, and an educator? Nationality and Type design. This is around one and a half inches, smaller sometimes, larger sometimes. Although this extremely talented and passionate designer is no longer with us, his lifetime of work will carry on and be celebrated by all who encounter it.

As elegant as his script fonts and as wise as his set of Oxford English dictionaries, Young sets the standard for his craft. See this year’s top trailers in under a minute, including Avengers: Young designs the books, oversees the high-quality printing in Hong Yokng, and distributes and markets them himself.


It is the reason that I believe art students should learn how to draw.

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Sign in with Facebook Other Yokng in options. Young had certainly earned immense respect within the design community and inhe received one of the most coveted design awards, the AIGA medaldoyqld honored his commitment to excellence within the field of graphic design. In your books, you describe your method of sketching letters. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. You have been drawing letters for more than 50 years. It also forced me to be articulate in describing the process to students, which in turn has been helpful when I discuss a job with a client.

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I suppose I could be described as a lettering artist, though my work for the past 20 years or so has been logotype design and TV titles, which are really logos. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fifteen years in the making! Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I went back to school to learn more about lettering.

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