Characters: cultural stories through typography

Author: Stephen Banham & Rick Poynor
Price: $49.95
Thames & Hudson in association with State Library Victoria
Available to read in the Library

Melbourne typographer and 2011 Creative Fellow Stephen Banham explores how type and signage are a rich form of cultural expression.

Using many of the Library's collections, Banham has meticulously researched Melbourne’s most iconic signage and typography to present an exuberant collection of quirky, poignant and often funny stories.