Typography: A Manual of Design: A Textbook of Design Hardcover – 1 Jan 2009
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As a native French speaker, I have to say that the French translation is far less than satisfactory. Continual poor syntax, bad use of key words and use of foreign words make it incomprehensible in many instances. I finally resorted to the English translation.
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Read and feel it. You won't regret to buy this book.
Typographie sets out in very simple terms to desicribe the fundamentals of managing type, in both an artistic and practical sense. It is filled with insight into what is form and counterform, the typographers role in book production, how to construct contrasts with very simple means. If you're curious about typography and modern design methods then this is the book for you.
I found it insightful and a vital read for furthering my ability to design well.
This book was comes with the guarantee of the master type Designer Adrian Frutiger.
Pick it up at a local library and see if you agree, but please do yourself a favor and read it!
I really liked it and i recommend it a lot. the price was nice.