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Effect of new technology on the work and methods of the typographic designer.

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Journal publication date01/1984
JournalDesign Studies
Number of pages9
Original languageEnglish


The role of the typographer or information designer is changing drastically as a consequence of new technology. It is the purpose of this article to identify the ways in which this role is developing. In a follow-up article procedures and guidelines will be highlighted that may help the typographer dealing with new technology, and a controlled experimental evaluation of the effectiveness of these guidelines will be described.