Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, and Students

Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, and Students

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By (author) Ellen Lupton

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  • Publisher: PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 175mm x 213mm x 20mm | 612g
  • Publication date: 7 December 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1568989695
  • ISBN 13: 9781568989693
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,803

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Our all time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged capitals, as well as information on captions, font licensing, mixing typefaces, and hand lettering. Throughout the book, visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form--what the rules are and how to break them. Thinking with Type is a type book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words. The popular online companion to Thinking with Type (www.thinkingwithtype.com) has been revised to reflect the new material in the second edition.

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By Chloe 12 Dec 2010 5

This is a must have book for students of design & visual communication! Also a great reference for professionals & teachers too.

The most fun you'll ever have in a text (excuse the pun) book!