Typography Pocket Essentials

The History and Principles of the Art

Alastair Campbell,

Typography Pocket Essentials: The History and Principles of the Art
 
 

Typography is the most ubiquitous of the graphic arts, with all of us now having access to innumerable fonts and the typographic tools that can, in the right hands, lift any text from the mundane to the beautiful.

Opening with an overview of the history of the art, Typography Pocket Essentials introduces the key principles and techniques of typography, and presents 200 of the most useful and important fonts, making it a handy primer and essential reference guide all rolled into one.

- Learn the rich history of the art, from Gutenberg to Neville Brody and beyond
- Master the principles of effective typography and create beautiful documents yourself
- 200 key fonts are profiled for easy reference and rapid selection



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