Not recommended for graphic designers you won t gain any ractical knowledge from this book Very informative and uniue for a textbook Even if you re not in a class that uses it I d recommend it for your shelf if you re interested in typography Good book ordered for reuired readingTerrible ackaging on the side of with books arriving damaged lately being shipped in bubble mailersHopefully they leave the review up this time Don t buy the Kindle edition I don t know much about the technology but it appears Kindle readers erform font substitutions So none of the font examples in the book work Curiously on my Kindle the Obliue Font Is Actually Italic But On font is actually italic but on PC the italic font is a sans obliue The book itself is robably OK but the Kindle version is a complete travesty Hint to ublishers Proof read EVERY edition This should have been still born never even shipped I feel completely ripped off I found this a good book a bit too scholastic maybe But it gives the real basics about the world of typography I was expecting a smaller text heavy explanation of conv. The classic Designing with Type has been completely redesigned with an updated format and color throughout New information and new images make this erennial best seller an even valuable tool for anyone Entions in type I m happy I was wrongTypography is all about making text easier and comfortable to read and it s apparent that the authors of this book are experts at doing this The way the book is laid out makes it fun to go through and easy to understandGood book for designers and non designers alike it did a good job explaining the subject This book covers an amazing amount of ground in relatively few ages It feels like a whirlwind introduction to the entire universe of "Typography And Type Design And " and type design and think it is therefore one of the best rimers
Available On The SubjectFor Me This Book on the subjectFor me this book as a jumping off oint to delve into specific areas that I was Parental Guidance personally interested in Other books I have read Bringhurst comes to mind assume the reader has some background eduction in the subject This book will give it to youIt s also just a beautiful book It s large comfortable to hold and read and set wonderfullyThe book contains a number ofrojects that seem like they would be useful in a classroom setting but are of modest value to the individual readerOve. In learning about typography The fifth edition has been integrated with a convenient website wwwdesigningwithtypecom where students and teachers can examine hundreds of design solutions and explore a world of typograp. ,
Rall I highly recommend this book articularly as an introduction to the subject I have recently started learning to do letterpress rinting This book is a good introduction to typefaces and graphic design I had to get this book for a Typography class in college I was actually resently surprised by how knowledgeable the book was
I Never Thought Inever thought I be interested in the study if type but this book changed that I really enjoyed this book cuz teaches you the basics of typesetting it is complete and does not introduce a bunch of complex concepts without first explaining the key terms these are based on This is a mandatory simple step before appr
I Bought This Book Originallybought this book originally a class in my Graphic Design major Usually I m not a huge fan of textbooks and find them monotonous and not very helpful This book is overall very knowledgable while remaining concise and simple Everything is right in front of you in easy to understand knowledge I know I ll be using this book for many years to come as reference material it will always have a Lessons from a Warzone: How to be a Resilient Leader in Times of Crisis place on my bookshelf. Hic information Firstublished than thirty five years ago Designing with Type has sold than 250000 copiesand this fully updated edition with its new online resource will educate and inspire a new generation of designe.