Design: Type: A Seductive Collection of Alluring Type Designs

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Rockport Publishers, Sep 1, 2012 - Design - 272 pages

Featuring a curated collection of about 500 exquisite designs, along with essays from top designers about the essence and importance of good typography in design, Design: Type is an insightful resource filled with mini-workshops that dissect several featured projects and highlight the effectiveness of the type treatments. The first in a new series, this informative sourcebook offers the best of typography in practice and is an essential resource for students and professionals alike.


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Paul Burgess is a web designer based in Brighton, UK. He spent 20 years as creative director at some of London's fastest growing agencies, and is now principal of Burge Agency ( Paul has a multi-disciplined and integrated approach to design and creative campaigns, successfully working for some of the world's biggest (and smallest) brands. Visit him online at

Tony Seddon's longstanding career as a graphic designer has taken him from his native Cornwall, via London and several publishing companies, to East Sussex where he now works as a freelance designer and writer. He has authored and co-authored multiple books, including Graphic Design for Non-designers; Art Directing Projects for Print; and Thou Shall Not Use Comic Sans. Visit him online at

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