Bookshop – Special Editions
Special Editions: Books available exclusively from their publishers, instead of from Amazon.com, are listed here.
Decorate with Type
by Harry C. Pears
This manual of decorative and new fonts is quite unique.
Sift through the OpenType typefaces of the libraries of Monotype, Linotype, ITC and Adobe by using this simple reference work; hot off the press, this book is the new edition of our “font bible” …
This book includes designs gathered together in honor of the typeface Helvetica, created by superb designers and anonymous amateurs from all over the world. English, Paperback…
A cooperative project between Linotype GmbH and the University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden …
Graphic Designer Antonia Henschel presents a series of isolated words in this book – all of them "four-letter words." …
Brush ’n’ Script
by Geum-hee Hong
A selection of beautiful handwriting and scripts, from classic and elegant to extravagant and modern.
by Joep Pohlen
A new edition of Letterfontein.
by Gregor Stawinski
Retrofonts categorizes pop culture typefaces of the past—known and unknown—as well as a hefty chunk of revivals, too. The book even comes with a CD full of a few free fonts.
Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles
by Jan Tholenaar, Cees de Jong
Type is primarily a gorgeous eye-candy display of scans from Jan Tholenaar’s collection of ornamental type specimen from the 1800s.
by Doyald Young
“In Dangerous Curves I have attempted to show both emerging and expert designers how, in an age of computer-dominated design, the designer can turn to their very own hands for both inspiration and solution.
Fonts & Logos: Font Analysis, Logotype Design, Typography, Type Comparison
by Doyald Young
Fonts & Logos is a comprehensive book on basic typography.
This 388-page showcase of 169 hand-drawn logos is illustrated with more than 300 pencil sketches to explain the design process.
This richly illustrated, first person narrative encompasses Prof. Hermann Zapf’s life and work from his childhood days in Nuremberg though to his newest typeface releases with Linotype GmbH.
Edited by Silvia Werfel