Thinking With Type 2nd Ed

Thinking With Type 2nd Ed

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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 showhow 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 ( has been revised to reflect the new material in the second edition.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 180 x 217 x 17mm | 580g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1568989695
  • 9781568989693
  • 17,636

About Ellen Lupton

Ellen Lupton is one of America's preeminent design educators. Her books include Indie Publishing, DIY: Design It Yourself, Graphic Design: The New Basics (with Jennifer Cole Phillips), Design Your Life (with Julia Lupton), and many others. She is curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York, and director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore.
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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!show more
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