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Shaping Text: Type, Typography and the Reader
Shaping Text takes a practical and broad approach to typography. It is aimed at design students and graphic designers, and also at those who are concerned with content: writers, editors, and publishers. Showing a wide range of examples from first-rate designers across the world, the book examines why and how typographic designs work well in a given context. Particular atte ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published June 15th 2012 by BIS Publishers
(first published March 15th 2011)
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I liked it a lot! The title may be a little misleading, as it isn't just about setting long copy w text faces. Middendorp also talks about display setting, especially with OpenType faces that enable typesetting that's comes close to very good hand lettering.