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Mastering Type

The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design

By Denise Bosler

Format: Paperback

SKU# W1148

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You'll Love This If:

  • You're a graphic designer, beginners or even the more experienced
  • You are a typophile (or just have a regular interest in typography)
  • You cringed when you saw that Avatar used Papyrus for the subtitles

In Mastering Typography, typography expert Denise Bosler teaches you EVERYTHING you need to know about the art and science of typography. She details the fascinating history, gives you the correct terminology for pieces of the letter you probably didn't even notice were there, and shows you how it all comes together.

In Mastering Type You'll Learn:

  • The history of typography
  • The terms and definitions used to talk about typography
  • How to use techniques like kerning, leading, tracking, etc.
  • How to pair fonts
  • How to effective use type in an overall design
  • How to use typography on the web
  • And so much more!

Check out Denise Bosler's virtual book signing below and see what this book is all about. Hear snippets from the book and learn a few take-away lessons as well!

By compiling all aspects of typography into one book, Denise Bosler has made the ultimate reference book for designers. This will be a book you come back to over and over, with so many helpful charts and guides to help you perfectly execute the use of type in your design – like a comprehensive list of kerning pairs for which designers should accommodate.

Considering how in-depth this book really is, even more experienced designers will find it useful. If anything it's an amazing source of typography inspiration, through the use of examples as well as interviews with accomplished designers. You'll definitely find some eye opening perspectives.

What People Are Saying

"Mastering Type has the perfect amount of information and examples to educate the novice design student while inspiring even the most experienced type lover. The range of examples shown in this book showcases just how much typography affects our daily lives. It is to be appreciated. The information is well organized and easy to understand. Every page has something to offer; you don't want to come to the end." - Summer D.

Sarah WhitmanWhat HOW Magazine's Executive Editor, Sarah Whitman, has to say:
I've worked with Denise a lot lately, and she's an amazing resource for all things typography-related. She's smart, down-to-earth and has a great eye for great type!

Additional Information

SKU W1148
Additional Feature 200 color illustrations
Author/Speaker/Editor Denise Bosler
File/Trim Size 9 x 10
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781440313691
Number Of Pages 240

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Mastering Type will provide a solid background in typographic knowledge for both print and digital media. Learning the rules of type—from letter to word to sentence to paragraph to page—will create a solid foundation for any designer's skill set.
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