The 3D Type Book, 1300 Pictures of 300 projects by 160 contributors, Laurence King Publishing, book conceived, compiled, written and designed by Agathe Jacquillat and Tomi Vollauschek at FL@33 – also featured: pp.88–89, p.240, London, UK, April 2011 (English)
THE 3D TYPE BOOK | FL@33 BOOK
The 3D Type Book is the third book conceived, compiled, written and designed by Agathe Jacquillat and Tomi Vollauschek at London-based design studio FL@33.
___ Official blurb: The 3D Type Book is the most comprehensive showcase of three-dimensional letterforms ever written, featuring over 1,300 images of more than 300 projects by more than 160 emerging talents and established individuals and studios including Sagmeister Inc, Vaughan Oliver, Milton Glaser, Alvin Lustig, Louis Danziger, Roger Excoffon, Paul Elliman, Marian Bantjes, Geoff Kaplan, Clotilde Olyff, Italo Lupi, Marion Bataille, Antoine+Manuel, Frost*Design, Mervyn Kurlansky, Non-Format, Oded Ezer, Rowland Scherman, Post Typography, Rinzen, Underware’s Type Workshop, J. Kyle Daevel, Ji Lee, Pleaseletmedesign and Strange Attractors Design.
___ As well as pioneering milestones from as far back as the 1940s, this book focuses on recent and brand new typographic projects. 3D type specialist Andrew Byrom explains the context and motivation behind these innovative works in an insightful foreword.
(...) The 3D Type Book (...) is nothing short of stellar (...) a trove of typographic treasures. (...) Maria Popova, Brainpickings / The Atlantic, April 2011
'Eine faszinierende, umfangreiche Sammlung von 3D-Schriften… (…) Eine schöne Inspirationsquelle!' Novum magazine, June 2011
THE 3D TYPE BOOK | DEDICATED WEBSITE AND HD PREVIEW VIDEO
We also launched 3d-type.com – a dedicated, iPhone-friendly microsite – featuring details and additional info on this book including the complete list of contributors, publishers' contact details etc. The HD preview video seen here was created for the website and has now also been posted here at flat33.com.
LAURENCE KING PUBLISHING | FL@33 COLLABORATION
Previous FL@33-designed books for Laurence King Publishing included the internationally successful 200% Cotton – New T-Shirt Design (2004), its sequel 300% Cotton – More T-Shirt Design (2006), the best-selling Patterns – New Surface Design (2007/2012) and Cult Streetwear (2010/2011).
___ In addition to designing books FL@33 also conceived, compiled, wrote and designed books in collaboration with Laurence King Publishing. The first book was Postcard (2008, Available editions: English: Laurence King Publishing, German: DuMont, French: Pyramyd and Spanish: Gustavo Gili), followed by Made & Sold (2009) and more recently The 3D Type Book (2011).
stereohype.com (signed copies,
280 x 197mm
Published April 2011
Laurence King Publishing
CLICK FOR MORE INFO | CREDITS: SAMPLE SPREADS AND COVER LETTERING
The sample spreads shown here are featuring work by Alvin Lustig, Elaine Lustig Cohen, Louis Danziger, Roger Excoffon, Clay Cooper, Jack Curry, Shantelle David, Sungoh Lim, Abheeth Salgado, Eugene Takagi, Andrew Byrom, Marian Bantjes, Milton Glaser, April Larivee, Horst, Paul Elliman, Kari Szentesi, Antoine+Manuel, Amandine Alessandra, Akatre, Bela Borsodi, Brent Barson, Craig Ward, Conor & David, Clotilde Olyff, Farina Kuklinski, Miguel Ramirez, Mervyn Kurlansky, Marion Bataille, MoreGood, Non-Format, Nemanja Jehlicka, Praline and RSHP Model Shop, Pleaseletmedesign, Raphaël Legrand, Sagmeister Inc., Sveta Sebyakina, Shotopop, Thijs Verbeek, Underware’s Type Workshop, Vaughan Oliver.
The 3D Type Book front cover:
‘3’ by Atelier van Wageningen,
‘D’ by Dolly Rogers,
‘Y’ by HandMadeFont,
‘P’ by Rafael Farias and the
‘E’ by Andrew Byrom.