Typography Books

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Typography (from the Greek words τύπος (typos) = form and γραφή (graphe) = writing) is the art and technique of arranging type in order to make language visible. The arrangement of type involves the selection of typefaces, point size, line length, leading (line spacing), adjusting the spaces between groups of letters (tracking) and adjusting the space between pairs of letters (kerning).

Just My Type:  A Book About Fonts Simon Garfield explores the rich history and subtle powers of type. He goes on to investigate a range of modern mysteries, including how Helvetica took over the world, what inspires the seeming ubiquitous use of Trajan on bad movie posters. Typography Books, Lead Lines, Greek Words, Saga, Fonts, How To Get, Content, Graphic Design

Just My Type: A Book About Fonts Simon Garfield explores the rich history and subtle powers of type. He goes on to investigate a range of modern mysteries, including how Helvetica took over the world, what inspires the seeming ubiquitous use of Trajan on bad movie posters.

Typography Sketchbooks Typography the design of letters is at the heart of visual communication and graphic design. No design is successful without successful typography. An artful craft since the days of moveable type, today’s digital designers have an unimaginable array of possibilities when it comes to choosing typefaces. Free Design Software, Graphic Design Software, Graphic Design Tips, Book Design, Graphic Designers, Typography Sketchbooks, Typography Books, Exercise Book, Design Theory

Typography Sketchbooks Typography the design of letters is at the heart of visual communication and graphic design. No design is successful without successful typography. An artful craft since the days of moveable type, today’s digital designers have an unimaginable array of possibilities when it comes to choosing typefaces.

 A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Vol. by Cees W. de Jong, Alston W. Purvis, and Jan Tholenaar Taschen just released this awesome book covering century typography from Type nerds all over should be drooling. via Taschen Typography Letters, Graphic Design Typography, Hand Lettering, Graphic Art, Taschen Books, History Of Typography, Kelly Lynch, Weegee, Buch Design

Type, Volume 1: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles This book offers a novel overview of typeface design, exploring the most beautiful and remarkable examples of font catalogs from the history of publishing, with a special emphasis on the period from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century, when color catalogs were at their height.