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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No, because I find the process clumsy, tedious, and slow moving. He will give a lecture on the 18th of October, At age 82, Young continues to draw letters and logotypes, gives lectures, teaches an occasional class, and often, he says, you can find him in the role of shipping clerk, standing in line at the post office to send out more book orders.

Frank Blokland Dutch Type Library said that a graphic design course required a student to take lettering for one 8-hour day a week for four years, using first, a flat pen, then pointed, with a pencil, then a font.

For a student of someone new to drawing letters, which doyxld your books would you recommend as a starting point? No wonder Dutch typography is so outstanding! His last three books have all drawn high praise. I used the best paper and tried to produce the finest product that I could. Young walks across the living room of his Sherman Oaks home, sets down a book, and sits across from a visitor. He leaves the great legacy of his teaching, forever changing students and teachers through his books, generosity and extraordinary work.


I went back to school to learn more about lettering.

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You also met with Adrian Frutiger during that same trip. You worked a variety of odd jobs before getting technical illustration. Extract from goung book. It is a superb reference and source book for students, educators, graphic designers, font designers, and typophiles. My approach to logotype design is somewhat hard to describe.

Quite a few course instructors have been choosing your books for their classes. Sherman OaksCalifornia.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. He ran away from home at the youmg of 15 and did not complete high school. See this year’s top trailers in under a minute, including Avengers: I found it both entertaining and inspiring.

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Doyald Young – Wikipedia

What absolutely stunning doysld. I then scan the selected design and finish it in Fontographer, usually in one character cell, sometimes two or more if the job requires color separation. But, the digital version is more flexible in application than a bitmap or a hard image. Each course was 6 hours, one day a week, for 16 weeks.


Doyald Young

Besides his actual work, for a variety of big-name clients, Young has had a profound impact as an educator. If Matthew Carter is the greatest living type designer, and Hermann Zapf doyalr greatest living calligrapher, Young completes the trinity as the greatest living designer of logotypes.

Modestly, I am a typographer who is still learning.

Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? At an ITC Manhattan exhibition of his work. Edit Storyline From humble beginnings youbg a small Texas town eight decades doayld comes legendary typographer, logotype designer, author, and teacher Doyald Young.

Yes, because I sometimes think of a better way to design it. In Amsterdam, I saw Dr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Twitter Updates follow us on Twitter. 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. The subjects covered include: Doctor of Humane Letters.