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Arcade Game Typography


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The first book of its kind - a definitive and beautifully designed survey of 70s, 80s and early 90s arcade video game pixel typography

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Toshi Omagari is a typeface designer at Monotype UK. He studied typography and typeface design at Musashino Art University in Tokyo, graduating in 2008. Arcade Game Typography is his first book. Kiyonori Muroga established his career as editorin-chief of IDEA magazine, a Tokyo-based publication focused on graphic design and typography with a global cult following. Muroga-san left IDEA in 2018 to pursue new ventures in writing and publishing around graphic design.


'An eclectic compendium of 70s, 80s and early 90s arcade video game pixel typography' - TypeRoom
'Expansive ... special' - Better Letters
'A deep dive into the distinctive typefaces of the golden age of arcade games' - Creative Review
'Celebrates the under-appreciated world of arcade game typography' - Design Week
'The first book of its kind ... it gives an all-encompassing and incredibly well-researched insight into an undocumented movement characterised by "outsider typographers"' - Mr Porter
'Fantastic' - It's Nice That
'Our favourite book ... explores the fascinating new world of typography' - TypeRoom
'A definitive guide to 70s, 80s and early 90s arcade game pixel typography' - HypeBeast

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