A practical introduction to typography, this book analyses the basic principles and applications of type.
From measuring type and classifying typefaces to organising text on a page and understanding grid systems, the author covers everything that the beginning student of graphic design needs to know.
In addition, he includes a brief history of typography, numerous examples to illustrate the points raised and a series of useful exercises to help readers put basic principles into practice.
Engagingly written, this book is an invaluable resource for all students of graphic design and typography.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/03/2011
- Category: Typography & lettering
- ISBN: 9781856696449