Ina Saltz is an art director, designer, writer, photographer and professor (of Electronic Design and Multimedia at The City College of New York) whose areas of expertise are typography and magazine design. For over 22 years, Ina was an editorial design director at Time Magazine (International Editions), Worth Magazine, and other magazines including Golf Magazine, Golf for Women Magazine, and Worldbusiness Magazine. Ina frequently lectures on topics related to magazine design and typography, including Toronto, Atlanta, Denver, Moscow, Amsterdam and Calgary.
I bought the book for my daughter, whose interest for typography is been satysfied within the pages of this book.Published 10 months ago by Kiko
great book about type and pages layouts.
I like it a lot and look at it often.
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A reference book should not be vague. Page 142 explains widows and orphans (poorly). This situation and rule have been a source of confusion for designers and typographers... Read morePublished 18 months ago by S. Moulton
Complete listing of all of the main points about typography with good explanations. Plus many visual examples. Two Thumbs up!Published 18 months ago by C. Hoard
This is a fantastic book that teaches advanced typographic technique and refinement. There are plenty of excellent introductory typography books, and several great expert type... Read morePublished on November 20, 2009 by Sean King
Ina Saltz has created one the best graphic design books to appear in many years. As the former Creative Director of Sports Illustrated magazine, I know first hand the challenges of... Read morePublished on October 9, 2009 by Steven Daniel Hoffman
is perfect for both budding designers and skilled professionals who want to explore and be inspired by the intricacies of great type design. Read morePublished on October 4, 2009 by Jennifer Bowles
Being a purveyor of books pertaining to typography and graphic design, Typography Essentials does not disappoint. Read morePublished on September 24, 2009 by Aaron P. Belyea