Designing with Type, 5th Edition by
"Designing with Type" is a unique combination of textbook and professional reference. It presents a complete overview of the field of typography, from the origins of the alphabet through contemporary design. All type fundamentals are discussed -- fundamentals that are inherent in all successful typographic design. Rather than overwhelming the reader with an infinite number of existing typefaces, five are thoroughly examined: Garamond, Baskerville, Bodoni, Century Expanded, and Helvetica. The Fifth Edition of "Designing with Type" has been revised and updated to reflect the enormous changes in technology that have occurred in recent years. At the same time, it remains the basic features that have made the book indispensable to generations of students and instructors.