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Designer's Library: The Top 10 Typography Books

A list with top typography oriented books for designers! If it's not here add it, and vote to create the top 10! :)

Typography Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design: Timothy Samara

Typography Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design [Timothy Samara] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. New in paperback, The Typography Workbook provides an at-a-glance reference book for designers on all aspects of type.The book is part of Rockport's popular Workbook series of practical and inspirational workbooks that cover all the fundamental areas of the graphic design business. This book presents an abundance of information on type - the cornerstone of graphic design - succinctly and to the point

Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Vol. 1: Jan Tholenaar, Cees De Jong

Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Vol. 1 [Jan Tholenaar, Cees De Jong] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. This book offers a novel overview of typeface design, exploring the most beautiful and remarkable examples of font catalogs from the history of publishing

Designing with Type, 5th Edition: The Essential Guide to Typography: James Craig, William Bevington, Irene Korol Scala

Designing with Type, 5th Edition: The Essential Guide to Typography [James Craig, William Bevington, Irene Korol Scala] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. The classic Designing with Type has been completely redesigned, with an updated format and full color throughout. New information and new images make this perennial best-seller an even more valuable tool for anyone interested in learning about typography. The fifth edition has been integrated with a convenient website

Type Rules!: The Designer's Guide to Professional Typography: Ilene Strizver

Type Rules!: The Designer's Guide to Professional Typography [Ilene Strizver] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. From principle to practice, get it all in the revised edition of the comprehensive introduction to typography. Type Rules: The Designer's Guide to Professional Typography

The Complete Manual of Typography: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type: James Felici, Frank Romano

The Complete Manual of Typography: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type [James Felici, Frank Romano] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Testimonials The ultimate typographic tool: a concise, beautiful book that pulls together everything you need to produce great typography. --Frank Romano

Getting it Right with Type: The Dos and Don'ts of Typography: Victoria Squire

Getting it Right with Type: The Dos and Don'ts of Typography [Victoria Squire] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Typography is no longer the specialist domain of the typesetter: these days anyone who uses a computer has access to a wide range of typefaces and effects. This book offers an introduction to the basics of typography

Typographic Design: Form and Communication: Rob Carter, Ben Day, Philip B. Meggs

Typographic Design: Form and Communication [Rob Carter, Ben Day, Philip B. Meggs] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. For more than two decades, the type book of choice for design professionals and students Typographic design has been a field in constant motion since Gutenberg first invented movable type. Staying abreast of recent developments in the field is imperative for both design professionals and students. Thoroughly updated to maintain its relevancy in today's digital world

Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design: Denise Bosler

Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design [Denise Bosler] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Good Design, Down to the Letter Packages on store shelves, posters on building walls, pages of a website—all contain information that needs to be communicated. And at the heart of that communication is type: visually interesting

Typography, Referenced: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to the Language, History, and Practice of Typography

Typography, Referenced: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to the Language, History, and Practice of Typography [Jason Tselentis, Allan Haley, Richard Poulin, Tony Seddon, Gerry Leonidas, Ina Saltz, Kathryn Henderson, Tyler Alterman] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Typography, Referenced is the single most comprehensive volume covering every aspect of typography that any design student

The Education of a Typographer: Steven Heller

The Education of a Typographer [Steven Heller] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Exploring the methods for teaching and learning typography, this book features more than 40 essays from top experts and educators in typography today. These essays run the gamut from introducing the themes of type and typography to various complex and rare strategies for learning. Contributors Include: • Allan Haley

New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age: Steven Heller, Gail Anderson

New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age [Steven Heller, Gail Anderson] on Amazon.com. FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Choose, use, and understand great vintage type with this authoritative guide. Retro is the new modern. And nowhere is that fact more evident than in typography