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Stanley Morison and his times.

Tony Appleton

Stanley Morison and his times.

by Tony Appleton

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Published by Tony Appleton in Brighton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morison, Stanley, -- 1889-1967.

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    SeriesCatalogue no. 11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21030663M

    D.L. Murray's successor, albeit for the shortest editorship of the TLS since J.R. Thursfield's in , was in some ways representative of the nascently 'meritocratic' world of socialist post-war into a poor family in , Stanley Morison had left grammar school early to earn his living as a bank clerk but continued to educate himself on Saturday afternoons in the British . Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm, pp + 16 pp plates. A biography of the great typographer and eminence grise of The Times, Stanley Morison. From the blurb: ".When the war ended, Morison rebuilt his career. At the avant-garde Pelican Press he began to make a name as a typographer. He read widely and travelled all over the continent.

    Stanley Morison () Morison is famous, not for his own designs, but for his championing of typography and his own literature of typography. He revived many typefaces and commissioned new typefaces, including Gill Sans and Times New Roman. He wrote a famous essay in entitled First Principles of Typography.   The Origins of the Times font. The original typeface used by the British newspaper, The Times (founded in ), wasn’t officially named ‘Times’, but was referred to as ‘the Times font’, or the typeface used by The , The Times of London commissioned a new text type design from Stanley Morison and the Monotype Corporation, after Morison had .

      Meanwhile, there are many excellent book typefaces available, and Stanley Morison certainly contributed to their development by calling attention to historic sources and urging continuous study of. Stanley Morison, author of First Principles of Typography, has exercised a greater influence on the shape of printed words in the last century than anyone else. Chance reading of The Times Printing Supplement on printing on 10 September introduced him to the world of printing.


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Stanley Morison, (born May 6,Wanstead, Essex, England—died OctoLondon), English typographer, scholar, and historian of printing, particularly remembered for his design of Times New Roman, later called the most successful new typeface of the first half of the 20th century.

Following an elementary-school education, Morison became, ina clerk in. Stanley Morison British typographer, typographic theoretician and type designer, Typographic Advisor to The Times of London, Typographic Advisor to the Monotype Corporation, responsible for the imaginative growth of its type library from until after the Second World War.

Times New Roman is a serif typeface designed for use in body was commissioned by the British newspaper The Times in and conceived by Stanley Morison, the artistic advisor to the British branch of the printing equipment company Monotype, in collaboration with Victor Lardent, a lettering artist in the Times' advertising department.

Although no longer used by The Times, Category: Serif. Stanley Morison has 30 books on Goodreads with ratings. Stanley Morison’s most popular book is A Tally of Types: With Additions by Several Hands ; An. It was from his relationship with Catholicism that his interest in typography stemmed into the world of printing and publishing where Stanley Morison made his name.

The Catholic religion especially influenced him in the area of printing. After converting he found a keen interest in the hymn book and other Catholic writings.

The Times tested its type thoroughly. Inthe British Medical Research Council had published a Report on the Legibility of Print, and the new typeface followed its final approval, test pages were also submitted to a “distinguished ophthalmic authority,” (Morison, vol.

21, no.p) leading The Times to announce that its Author: Meredith Mann. Within a year of writing his tribute to typographical tradition, Morison would develop and design—in collaboration with the graphic artist Victor Lardent—one of the most widely used typefaces in history: Times New Roman.

Stanley Arthur Morison was born May 6, in Wanstead in Essex between London and Epping Forest. - Explore stonedhandmadea's board "STANLEY MORISON" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Typography, Times new roman and Typography design pins.

Everybody knows, don't they, that Times New Roman was designed by Stanley Morison. Surprise, surprise, the typeface design was for The Times newspaper, and was part of a comprehensive face-lift that took several years to implement fully. Morison was, beyond that, a remarkable man.

He was born in and brought up in north London, a. Stanley Morison, the creator of Times New Roman, is considered one of the most influential typographers of the 20th century. After becoming an editorial assistant at Edward Johnston’s magazine The Imprint, the self-taught typographer swiftly made a name for himself as a designer of books and typefaces.

Stanley Morison – born 6. in Wanstead, England, died in London, England – typographer, type designer. – works for "The Imprint". – is sent to prison as a conscientious objector. – works for Pelican Press and. GRAHAM POLLARD: (TAPE) | He told me over many dinner tables, and over the first opening of oysters on every 1st of September at Whitstable, a great deal of the history of his life.

Mrs. Morison, his mother, was a great adherent of Thomas Paine, and the young Morison was brought up very much in a dogmatic free thought atmosphere. This is an edited extract of an essay by Stanley Morison first published in the book Printing The Times, Some Account of the Means of Production and Changes of Dress of the : Printing House Square, Newspapers differ widely from other printed matter and from each other, The Times widely from them is the essence of its nature to.

Stanley Morison; his typographic achievement (Visual communication books) [James Moran] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. First U.S. edition. Appleton no Biography of Morison including his time at the Fleuron, the Penrose AnnualAuthor: James Moran.

The Bembo® design is an old-style humanist serif typeface originally cut by Francesco Griffo in and revived by Stanley Morison in The original Morison typeface contained only four weights and no italics.

The Bembo design was named after notable the Venetian poet, Cardinal and literary theorist of the 16th century Pietro Bembo. Stanley Morison – born 6. in Wanstead, England, died in London, England – typographer, type designer.

– works for "The Imprint". – is sent to prison as a conscientious objector. – works for Pelican Press and from –23 for Cloister Press in Manchester.

– co-editor of "The Fleuron" magazine with Holbrook Jackson, Francis. The typographic book, a study of fine typography through five centuries, exhibited in upwards of three hundred and fifty title and text pages drawn from presses working in the European tradition by Stanley Morison (Book) 36 editions published between and in English and German and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Stanley Morison is the author of A Tally of Types ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 1 review, published ), Four Centuries of Fine Printing ( avg rati /5. Stanley Morison: his typographic achievement Hardcover – January 1, by James Moran (Author) › Visit Amazon's James Moran Page.

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Typography - Typography - Maturation of the printed book: Well before the end of the first century of typography, the printer had brought to the book the basic forms of nearly every element that he was to contribute. The styles of the three major typefaces had been formalized to the point at which little other than refinement remained to be added to them; most of the business and craft.InThe Times of London commissioned a new text type design from Stanley Morison and the Monotype Corporation, after Morison had written an article criticizing The Times for being badly printed and typographically behind the times.

The new design was supervised by Stanley Morison and drawn by Victor Lardent, an artist from the advertising department of The Times.Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Stanley Morison books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.