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PaperbackVersion 3. In my opinion, these have more to do with what is left unsaid than what is said. That’s nice, I suppose, but the content of this book pales in comparison to its form.

There’s a certain incongruity in writing about The Elements of Typographic Style, a book about how to design books, using my Alphasmart Neo, which gives me five narrow rows of heavily pixelated characters.

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There’s a multiverse of stylistic g As a typography focused designer with a couple of decades of experience, I’ve taken a few courses in Typography, and I’ve skimmed a small mountain of attractive, yet essentially worthless “design” books. Do the strangle creativity? Most useful to me was a set of helpful paradigms related to how certain aspects of type can be treated for legibility, thoughts on how to approach kerning and tracking, why one might use all caps vs.

All in all, what this book lacks stype readability it makes up for with the extensiveness of its content, providing information that can be used both by professionals and by those with no preexisting knowledge of typography. The book is called “The Elements of Typographic Style” for a reason.

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Anyone who is interested in type, words, history, design, art, and all that is good in the world should read this book. I can’t take it anymore.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Elemenst is of course very well designed, and extremely informative. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

Sure, it’s simply the best book on print typography out there. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

Born in Los Angeles inRobert Bringhurst was brought to Canada at the age of five, raised largely in Alberta, and has lived and worked in British Columbia since I bought this 20th anniversary edition to back up my wearing out early edition. Within a short time after completing my formal education and entering my profession, I became rather painfully aware that my training in the art and craft of typography had been sorely lacking in many respects.

For producing plain text the Neo is the right tool; it is not the right tool for designing a page or driving tent pegs. I am glad I didn’t read it too early. Look to the past.

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Born in Los Angeles inRobert Bringhurst was brought to Canada at the age of five, raised largely in Alberta, and has lived and worked in British Columbia since Probably the best book on typography and layout ever written. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. As a typography focused designer with a couple of decades of experience, I’ve taken a few courses in Typography, and I’ve skimmed a small mountain of attractive, yet essentially worthless “design” books.

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The text often borders on grandiloquence, sometimes resulting in a loss of clarity, but the practical applications, and the author’s overriding passion for the subject, justify this book’s reputation as a classic of the field. An incredibly typpographic journey through the art and science of typography.

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The best book on typography and print design I’ve ever read! Ships from eelments sold by Amazon. There’s this one note on setting ragged text, in which Bringhurst cautions against giving software free reign over “an honest rag. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Except this is not true; it is in fact completely in keeping, because one of Bringhurst’s messages is, I think, learn about your tools where a tool might be a typeface or a page design, as well as a piece of softwareuse the right ones for the job, and This review appeared at a blog.

I find that writers with strong backgrounds in poetry tend to write well and seem to love words and type as much as I do. Yes, I seriously read a typographic style manual, but believe me, it was worth it. As a designer, your job is to communicate.