"A heady mixture of intrigue, personal achievement and corporate greed...Loxley offers an engaging, well-presented account of the more eccentric personalities in type design."--Times Literary Supplement
"A funny, informative romp through typography."--BookPage
"You'll never look at Renner's elegant circles-and-lines font Futura in the same way again."--Boston Globe
"Simon Loxley takes the reader on a fascinating journey peppered with anecdotes concerning type designers and their creations." --Mediaevistik 19
"Remarkably good." - Journal of the American Printing History Association
About the Author
Simon Loxley is a practicing typographer, designer and teacher. He lives in London.