Bookshop – Books Part 2
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Authors show that type is easy to use, easy to understand, and in the hands of a savvy user, a powerful communications tool.
Since the mid-1980s, technological developments such as the PostScript language have allowed everyday graphic designers to develop their own fonts, which they could then distribute on their own, alongside the established type foundries.
PostScript and Acrobat/PDF Bible: applications, troubleshooting and cross-platform publishing.
German typographer Paul Renner is best known as the designer of the typeface Futura, which stands as a landmark of modern graphic design.
This nice, practical, inexpensive reprint, with a new foreword by Sumner Stone, brings back into print a classic on layout, type, paper, printing, binding.
This collection of essays, interviews, and course syllabi examines how changing professional standards in graphic design have revolutionized the way design is taught, learned, and practiced.
Exploring the methods for teaching and learning typography, this book features more than 40 essays from top experts and educators in typography today.
The Elements of Typographic Style
by Robert Bringhurst
Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide.
Thinking With Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students (Design Briefs)
by Ellen Lupton
The organization of letters on a blank sheet – or screen – is the most basic challenge facing anyone who practices design.
Treasury of Alphabets and Lettering
by Jan Tschichold
A source book of the best letter forms of past and present for sign painters, graphic artists, commercial artists.
The TypeSelect swatch book presents 226 typefaces from the most important foundries, with a total of 1000 individual total font styles.
Typographically Speaking: The Art of Matthew Carter entered the field in the days of hand-cut punches and hot-metal type, and has continued to innovate through the eras of photocomposition and digital design.
Devoted exclusively to typography, this volume is the quintessential source in which to find a complete, up-to-date record of the most exemplary typographic work produced worldwide.
Organized by historical era and country of origin, each section of this dynamic compendium introduces the culture and aesthetics of the period …
This is the German translation and extension of a best seller that Erik Spiekermann co-wrote with E.M. Ginger, “Stop Stealing Sheep & find out how type works.”
Which typeface fits where? What works, and what falls short? Where do typefaces come from, and how can simple problems be avoided?