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Arranged by designer, this collection of typographic explorations reveals how nearly 120 of the worlds leading designers and typographers continually strive to find ways of communicating through letters and words, and provides insights into their work.
The result of these wide-ranging typographic musings provide fascinating insights into the expressive quality of letters and words. Aimed at all those who use type, whether by hand or on screen, this pleasing compendium stresses the importance of good typography at a time when reading habits are changing and celebrates a craft that has endured for centuries.
Established designer and up-and-coming talents include Ivan Chermayeff, Carlos Segura, Milton Glaser, Maira Kalman, Bob Aulfudish, Matthew Carter (US), Javier Mariscal and Patrick Thomas (Spain), Erik Spiekermann, Viktor Nöbel (Germany), Peter Bilak and Enkeling (the Netherlands), Jean Baptiste Levée (France).
Edited by Steven Heller and Lita Talarico
Published by Princeton Architectural Press, 2011
Softcover, 368 pages, full color, 7.34 × 9.71 inches