Beyond The Mac is Not a Typewriter: More Typographic Insights and Secrets

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Peachpit Press, 1996 - Computers - 222 pages
Since 1989, hundreds of thousands of Macintosh users have learned the basics of creating good-looking type from Robin Williams' classic primer, The Mac is not a typewriter.
In this sequel, Robin guides you beyond the basics with hundreds of useful tips, techniques, and secrets for making any document beautiful and distinctive.
Ranging from traditional typographic information such as how to improve the readability and legibility of a typeface, to tips on new technologies such as Adobe's multiple master fonts, Beyond the Mac is not a typewriter provides an unprecedented wealth of exciting and practical information.

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User Review  - Murdocke23 - LibraryThing

A very approachable on typography from a desktop publishing point of view. Outlines ideas and concepts clearly, encouraging the reader along the way. Great examples. Small but packed with goodness. Good to review once and a while in case you've developed any bad, lazy habits. Read full review

The non-designer's type book: insights and techniques for creating professional-level type

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Williams teaches electronic typography and has written some excellent books on digital design (e.g., The Non-Designer's Design Book, Peachpit, 1994). Anyone who has misplaced a font they just ... Read full review


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