I know you’re working hard on your book insides. And on revised covers for the guest critique on Wednesday… But I wanted to share some resources for you to feed the beast. (That would be your brain.)
Some type textbooks nowadays have websites to support their mission as well as provide extra content:
- Typographic Design: Form and Communication, 4th Ed.
- Thinking With Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students
- Designing with Type: The Essential Guide to Typography, 5th Ed.
Ellen Lupton has numerous essays online.
And finally (for today), there’s a great eight-minute video on Hatch Show Print from the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit.