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About the Author

The editor and author:
Joep Pohlen and Geert Setola are graphic designers, both devoted with heart and soul to professional typography. Joep Pohlen founded Dutch Fontana Publishers in 1994, and has won several awards with different works on typeface and book design.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 640 pages
  • Publisher: Taschen; unknown edition (June 19, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3836525097
  • ISBN-13: 978-3836525091
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 2 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,125,681 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Swammy on October 13, 2012
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This book is an instant typography and typeface design classic! I think it's a MUST READ for design students or working creatives. A lot of basics, but also a lot of VERY in-depth discussions and history of typography.
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Such a great book with no-nonsense explanation for each element & information how to work with type. Although it's so thick, the book itself is definitely easy to read. On the 2nd chapter it shows the alternate options for each typeface to work with so you won't stuck with the same typeface choice over & over again. For example if you like Futura, you might like Gotham or Avant Garde. Definitely a good investment if you want to learn a lot about typography.
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This book is beautiful! Inside, it holds all kinds of information on typography. Everything you would want to know. This book will be a close companion and a reference for years and years to come.
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This book is not only well designed, but has some great information for type enthusiasts.
It also looks beautiful on your shelf!

This book is recommended as a must have!
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By G on September 17, 2011
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This is "the" book to read if interested in typography. I'm highly recommending it to any typography enthusiast and anybody interested in typefaces/fonts. Very well printed and stylish too. It's hard to believe that there is hardly any review of this book here on amazon.
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