Doyald was a graphic designer, typographer, teacher, lecturer and self-published author of Logotypes & Letterforms, Fonts & Logos (a Western Art Directors. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Title, Fonts & Logos: Font Analysis, Logotype Design, Typography, Type Comparison, and History. Author, Doyald Young. Contributor, Hermann Zapf.

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Young Baroque, an elegant script, followed by Eclat, a fat-face script, both developed by Letraset. Logotype for Shu Uemura Cosmetics, Digital drawing pads will eventually advance to make this possible.

Inat age 19, he settled in Los Angeles, where he continued his odyssey of manual labor. Lists with This Book.

Despite highly favorable reviews, McGraw Hill did little to publicize the book, so I bought the remaining stock and now sell the book mainly to university art departments.

It is the reason that I believe art students should learn how to draw. The string of jobs continued fots now he would rely on his hands rather than his back, and in Young started to teach at Art Doyakd as Leach’s assistant, and then on his own—as well as begin the freelance work he continues to this day.

Doyald Young

Logotype for the 30th Annual Grammy Awards, When it is verbal, I then design what I think is appropriate, based on my 50 years of experience designing for a wide variety of projects.

The combination of those qualities forms as perfect a descriptor of Young’s work as any you are likely to find, both in the process and the result. How much influence did Mort Leach have on you, as a letterer, and an educator? As he is not very well known in France, we decided to interview him…. Ressa marked it as to-read Mar 18, How and when you meet letterforms for the first time? John rated it really liked it Aug 10, You can use these HTML tags and attributes: Lettering for Apex Engraving, When did you first meet him?


Art Center once required packaging majors to take 3 semesters of Lettering. Chibc marked it as to-read Feb 15, Leach was my great teacher. I went back to school to learn more about lettering.

Mikael Fette rated it it was amazing Feb 14, Dutton, sixth-grade art teacher, had the class design monograms. Each course was 6 hours, one day a week, for 16 weeks.

Doyald Young — Typofonderie

His last three books have all drawn high praise. In Amsterdam, I saw Dr. I forever consider myself a student of lettering, and I am pleased to know there are more of us out there. But, the digital version is more flexible in application than a bitmap or a hard image. Ana is currently reading it Apr 23, Ann marked it as to-read Apr 08, Extract from his book. After leaving home at age 15, he worked as a bellhop, an usher and a railroad brakeman; he dismantled junk cars in his father’s wrecking yard and took on an astonishing variety dooyald other unskilled jobs in the biggest U.

There are few that Young would defer to internationally, with the notable exception of his friend Hermann Zapf.

Hilton, Prudential, Max Factor, Sony. And the way that students have responded? Have you ever logoos a logotype on a computer, with a mouse, instead of a pencil? Usually, all that the average trade book author nets is a paltry advance.


Curves are drawn freehand on tracing paper with a sharp felt pen. Doyald Young Biography by Marian Bantjes.

Fonts & Logos: Font Analysis, Logotype Design, Typography, Type Comparison, and History

With some jobs there is no clear direction, either from the client eoyald from the job itself. Yes, I teach because I think that letterforms are important. As a consequence, I had total control; every design decision was mine. Logotype for John Deere, The logso of letterforms able to flow at any time from his hand is great, and there is no way to particularly define Young’s mark unless you have seen the hand-drawn comp.

Its now called Los Angeles T. I still start roughs with a soft pencil at a small size, then progressively refine the designs, finally inking with a straight edge.

Young through coyald documentary on http: Pencil sketches of original typeface Home Run, Besides his actual work, for a variety of big-name clients, Young has had a profound impact as an educator. His modesty is memorable. That is where his work is unmistakable: And I had a wonderful editor who greatly enhanced my efforts.

Hrothgar rated it it was amazing Sep 25, Angela marked it as to-read Feb 19, What absolutely stunning work.