The Complete Typographer

The Complete Typographer

A Foundation Course for Graphic Designers Working with Type

  1. Will Hill
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  • ISBN 9780500288948
  • 25.40 x 25.40 cm
  • Paperback
  • 192pp
  • Illustrated in colour throughout
  • First published 2010

The manual for working with type

• Introduces the graphic language of typography and the fundamentals of type use
• Provides practical and contextual information on working with type: the terminology of type and type setting, the historical evolution of typography and type design, rules and conventions of professional practice, and key decisions on type selection and page layout
• This new edition’s revised structure is designed to enhance the connections between practical and theoretical knowledge and to relate key contemporary typefaces more explicitly to the development of type design and print history
• Review knowledge of the subject through a series of study notes

The Complete Typographer
The Complete Typographer

Will Hill is Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University. He is a member of Atypi (the Association Typographique Internationale) and has written a number of papers on typography for international design and communication journals.