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The Layout Book
Most books just tell how to do layout. The Layout Book explains the hows, whys, and why nots of layout. A historical overview of layout, from the early scribes to today, is followed by a systematic look at key theoretical principles and practical applications. A selection of great layout designs and more than 300 illustrations in full color and black-and-white provides ide ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published November 13th 2007 by Fairchild Books AVA
(first published January 1st 2007)
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A good read and reference book for those who deal with print layout. It covers layout from as early as the first Gutenberg bible to modern magazine layouts. The edition I have was print in 2007, so the same year that the iPhone was released and before the iPad and other tablet devices, so if buying the book today you may feel it's missing a huge area that people now use to consume media. ...more