Typography Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Working with Type


By Ina Saltz

This volume is a practical, hands-on resource that distills and organizes the many complex issues surrounding the effective use of typography.

Divided into four sections—The Letter, The Word, The Paragraph, and The Page—the text is concise, compact, and easy to reference.

Each of the 100 principles, which cover all practical aspects of designing with type, has an explanation and inspiring visual examples drawn from international books, magazines, posters, and more.

Typography Essentials is for designers of every medium in which type plays a major role, and is organized and designed to make the process enjoyable and entertaining, as well as instructional.

An essential reference for designers since 2009, this new edition is completely refreshed with updated text, new graphics and photos, and a whole new look.

Designed by Ina Saltz

Published by Rockport Publishers, 2019
Updated edition

Softcover, 208 pages, full color, 8.5 × 10 inches

ISBN: 978-1-63-159647-6

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