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Typographic Design: Form and Communication

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For more than two decades, the type book of choice for design professionals and students

Typographic design has been a field in constant motion since Gutenberg first invented movable type. Staying abreast of recent developments in the field is imperative for both design professionals and students. Thoroughly updated to maintain its relevancy in today's digital world, Typog
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Paperback, 323 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by John Wiley & Sons (first published January 1st 1993)
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Marcia
Jul 10, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: web designers
Recommended to Marcia by: MIT
Shelves: academic
I was intrigued by the film "Helvetica" and decided to try one of MIT's free online courses http://tiny.cc/a4Xr0 "Fundamentals of Computational Media Design." This is the textbook. It's fascinating. ...more
Dana
Oct 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I bought this book for a class on typography in college. It gives all the basic rules and information about typography which is very helpful for graphic designers or anyone else who wants to learn more about typography. Great book for reference!
Hau Tran
A much more in-depth look at typography. Currently reading, so I will have a better idea of how I like it when I finish it.
Kn0thing
Nov 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: design-graphic
A classic to be read and re-read. If you like this and are interested in the larger scope of graphic design, look for Megg's History of Graphic Design - the granddaddy textbook of graphic design.
Marius Černuševičius
The book is worth revisit and its plenty of useful information about typography.
Maggies Daisy
Feb 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: college-class
Thought it was a very informative book on Typography.
Elizabeth
Jul 20, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm finding this to be really fascinating. It goes into depth no other typography 'manual' I've read has.
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