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Because type reaches across all boundaries and continually evolves, this edition is revised and updated to include new chapters on Web typography and other forms of online text display. You need no previous knowledge of typography to enjoy this book and apply its tenets to your daily work. A perennial bestseller since the first edition was published in 1993, Stop Stealing Sheep will draw you in with its beautiful design and layout, which makes liberal use of more than 200 illustrations and photographs.
A unique, entertaining, and educational tour through the most basic unit of human communication: type. This book, a perennial seller since 1993, draws in the reader with its beautiful design and layout, making liberal use of more than 200 illustrations and photographs. The author explains in everyday layman's terms what type is and how you can use it to enhance legibility, meaning, and aesthetic enjoyment. This edition is revised and updated to include new chapters on Web typography and other forms of online text display.
This is a great read for type enthusiasts who are learning how type should be used.
This book has my recommendation for quality and insightful content.
It is a great book, although some people may need a guide of how to understand it.
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great book for study type, type face, kerning.... such a easy to read book. great for for your library. and i hope there are ebook version. highly recommended.Published 9 months ago by zhuomeiwu
it smelled like smoke and cigarrettes so i barely could even read it. everytime i opened it i couldn't keep it open for more than like 5 minutes because it smells so bad but other... Read morePublished 15 months ago by rachel cho
This book is a great introduction to typography. I learned a lot and the book gives you lots of examples of nice typefaces to try out. Read morePublished 20 months ago by T L
I first came in contact with this book way back before Adobe press re-released and updated it. It's a little pricey for its size, but it's always been a great book to have as a... Read morePublished 21 months ago by feargal
It was a great combination between the good quality and fast services. I am really happy with is order.Published on March 16, 2012 by Shahrzad Ahrar
I feel like the book has a strange format, but I was pleasantly surprised - It continuously compares typography to various things such as traffic, rooms in a house,... Read more
This book took me from Typography Nerd Level 3 to Typography Nerd Level 20 in just one read through. Read morePublished on November 17, 2011 by Joelle