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On Book Design by Richard Hendel
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Feb 26, 11

bookshelves: writing-publishing
Recommended for: editors, publishers
Read from February 16 to 26, 2011 — I own a copy, read count: 1

This was a great book on book design and typography. The author, a designer for a major university press, invests the first half in sharing his own experiences and methods in designing books, and the second in dialoguing with other designers about their processes and decisions. It is well-illustrated, with many examples from actual projects and interaction about why they are designed as they are. This is a solid read for anyone involved in typography.
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