Participant Approaches Towards International Student Poster Competitions


ÇATAL D.

3rd World Conference On Design, Arts and Education (DAE-2014), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2 - 03 May 2014, pp.158-164

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Dubrovnik
  • Country: Croatia
  • Page Numbers: pp.158-164
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Hamish Muir says that, " Every type job is experiment" (P,Bil'ak, www.typotheque.com). Designers are using experimental approaches to book covers which is one of the many graphic design areas where we encounter with fonts and they are trying to keep their designs alive and different via innovative solutions. Typographic approaches are changing with today’s technological developments and experimental researches affects book covers too. Developments in software regarding design enable using many applications simultaneously. Experimental researches, discoveries and interpretation of typography and images in an unexpected way empower communication. Different is always appealing. Therefore designers choose to do attractive and marketable designs and lay the foundation of new on this path which started as experimental. Definition of typography, common application areas and book covers which is one of these areas will be examined within this study and analyzes about usage of experimental typography will be conducted. Experimental approach process, its result and affects will be investigated and findings about necessity of experimental typography will be tried to find.

Keywords: experimental typography, digital age, book cover design.