Pcs have replaced typography and prepress in addition to printing. Typefaces are synthetic through "digital punch cutters" with a laptop, now not to any extent further via punch cutters. Typefaces are developed an output by way of a brand new technolgy, the so-called fonttechnology. The publication by means of Peter Karow covers the entire quarter of it. It bargains numerous chapters approximately (among others) concerns like clever font scaling, kerning, caliber of kind, legibility, and difficulties of alternative output units. it's attention-grabbing to examine Gutenberg environment, the font marketplace, optical scaling, and final yet no longer least a "hand on" Kanjhi, the Chinese/Japanese Glyphs. moreover, Fonttechnology encompasses a variety of necessary and instructive appendices. nearly every thing one has to understand approximately sort and desktops!

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