Welcome to a fascinating tour of the innovative potential of type—A Typographic Workbook, Second Edition. Lavishly illustrated with more than 450 images, this Second Edition clearly explains the process successful designers use to select, space, and creatively integrate fonts. The only book of its kind to combine the history of typography with practical application and technology, A Typographic Workbook clearly illustrates the use of type as a dynamic and expressive communication tool.
This edition provides new and updated coverage of a broad range of topics—from a logical, clear historical overview of the craft to the latest digital technologies. Known for its highly interactive format, this Second Edition continues to include helpful review questions and multiple-choice quizzes, as well as many new projects and skill-building exercises that help readers immediately apply what they have learned. Other special features of this handy workbook include:
A Typographic Workbook, Second Edition is a valuable professional resource for working designers and an indispensable training tool for graphic design students.
CYNTHIA BUSIC-SNYDER is Associate Professor of Graphic Design and Coordinator of Graphic Design Studies in the Department of Art at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York.
this book had very useful info that i needed in class. It showed examples and had tons of definitions that i needed to know also.Published 4 months ago by Myranda Chapel
Great book. Surprised at the number of typos. Little more damaged than expected. I think I'll actually keep it as a reference.Published 6 months ago by Jeremy
I am extremely disappointed. The pages to this book were literally falling out. I paid too much for this to happen.Published 7 months ago by Julie Vatuone
This book starts with the history of the alphabet until we know it today. Good examples of lettering. Textual reviews of every chapter and helpful appendix.Published 18 months ago by Maria Colon
Bought it for my typography class, and its a great resource book, very educational and interesting. Came in just when I expected it, Im very pleased with this book.Published 18 months ago by Yazz
Textbook for Typographic class. Works well with the course. Recommend the book to anyone desiring to learn about letters. Good information in the bookPublished 18 months ago by Angelaine
I am currently using this book as a textbook for online course at local community college and really enjoy the book with comprehensive layout of information, with an wonderful... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Roz Berlin
I bought this book mainly for the front cover which illustrates exactly how NOT to lock-up a type form for printing. Read morePublished on November 27, 2011 by Benjamin Franklin
I used the first edition of this book and my students and I loved it - this second edition is just not well done either in layout or content. Read morePublished on September 26, 2010 by Retired prof