A Type Primer, Paperback


A practical introduction to typography, this book analyses the basic principles and applications of type.

From measuring type and classifying typefaces to organising text on a page and understanding grid systems, the author covers everything that the beginning student of graphic design needs to know.

In addition, he includes a brief history of typography, numerous examples to illustrate the points raised and a series of useful exercises to help readers put basic principles into practice.

Engagingly written, this book is an invaluable resource for all students of graphic design and typography.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Typography & lettering
  • ISBN: 9781856696449



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