INDIE FONTS 2, A COMPENDIUM OF DIGITAL TYPE FROM INDEPENDENT FOUNDRIES.
(Typography.). Kegler, Richard, James Grieshaber and Tamye Riggs (editors).
- New York: P-Type Publications, 2003.
- small square 8vo.
- cloth, dust jacket.
- 392 Pages
- ISBN 0963108239 / Order Nr. 76365
- Price: $39.95 other currencies
First edition. Foreword by Peter Bain. Book design by James Grieshaber. Text face is Alisal, designed by Carter & Cone. Indie Fonts provides a showcase collection of almost 1600 diverse fonts from 19 of today's hottest digital type foundries, creating an invaluable resource for designers, art directors and typographers. The book is organized by foundry so the user can get a feel for the work produced by each group. A visual font index is provided in the front for quick-scanning, with a fully cross-referenced index of font names, designers, and original designers. Contributing foundries include Atomic Media, Identikal, Jukebox, Storm Type Foundry, Terminal Design, and Union Fonts. Accompanying this book is a Bonus Fonts CD-ROM that contains representative 38 fonts. With a glossary of typographic terms and quick reference charts as appendixes. Designers looking for unique typefaces will find what they are looking for, whether historical revivals or futuristic techno faces.