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Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
A lucid & erudite introduction to the typography of books by one of Canada's most highly regarded typographers & book designers. It lays down solid rules for the beginner & offers valuable insights to the expert. Chapters include: historical synopsis; the grand design; rhythm & proportion; harmony & counterpoint; structural forms & devices; analphabetic symbols; choosing & combining type; historical interlude; shaping the page; finishing touches; prowling the specimen books; & sorts & characters. Glossary of terms. Further reading. Illustrated. A must for everybody in the graphic arts.Bringhurst, Robert is the author of 'Elements of Typographic Style' with ISBN 9780788164545 and ISBN 0788164546.
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