The Complete Manual of Typography: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type
"Clear and elegant...There's no better or more useful introduction to the whole craft of typography."
"All you've always wanted to know about type and typography but never dared to ask. Jim Felici brings together a vast amount of knowledge in this book. Must-have!"
This book is about how type should look and how to make it look that way; in other words, how to set type like a professional. It releases the craft knowledge that used to reside almost exclusively in the heads of people working in type shops. The shops are gone, the technologies have changed, but the goal remains the same. This book explains in very practical terms how to use today's computerized tools to achieve that secret of good design: well-set type.
Beautifully designed and richly illustrated, The Complete Manual of Typography is an essential reference for anyone who works with type. Designers, print production professionals, and corporate communications managers can go straight to the index to find focused answers to specific questions, while educators and students can read it as a textbook from cover to cover. You'll find:
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This is the book to buy if you are a graphic designer. Of all my typography books this one rules them all.Everything is coverednothing is missed. Dont expect this book to make you a better designer but a more educated one. Read full review
part one Typographic Basics
Units of Typographic Measurement
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