This book recalls the wise words of the great Jan Tschichold: The greatest benefit from looking at good work will always be gained by those who study its finest details and subtleties. This is the only way to teach oneself typographic design.
’ Critical close-looking is an invaluable tool for anyone working with type and Type Matters!, a delight to look at, read and hold, is a handy way to sharpen the eye. &mdash Communication Arts, July / Aug 12
A solid addition to the field of introductory texts on the subject of typography. I Love Typography
In short, Type Matters is an indispensible guide to the basics of typography that no budding graphic designer should be without. The Point
This book is perfectly positioned to ease the newbie into the world of typography... it is a learner's bible. Seattle Post Intelligencer
This book is pleasing to the touch, the nose, the eye, and when actually read, the hungry mind. Blog Critics
These may be simple tips, but they could change the way the world reads the writing you want to present. Columbus Dispatch
About the Author
JIM WILLIAMS began his career as a typographer in advertising, and is now an award-winning graphic designer and a senior lecturer in graphics at Staffordshire University.
BEN CASEY is Creative Director of The Chase design consultancy and Professor of Visual Communication at the University of Central Lancashire.