Studying letterforms is one way to improve your lettering game. Scripts: Elegant Lettering from Design’s Golden Age is a book filled with examples from a variety of sources showcasing lettering and type.
How this Book is Organized
The book is broken down into five styles: French, British, German, Italian, and American. Each section begins with a written description of the style and history. The description is followed by photos of historical examples with a reference page citing the sources.
Lots of nice examples of scripts that you can be inspired by with your own lettering. And if you’re not a letterer, you can still enjoy the scripty eye candy.
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