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Oct 05, Desmond rated it did not like it. This review appeared at a brinhhurst. I learned so much about type, from the mundane technical details to the influence of language and politics. And yes, the book itself is laid out perfectly. Review “A classic in the field.

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There’s a certain incongruity in writing about The Elements of Typographic Style, a book about how to design books, using my Alphasmart Neo, which gives me five narrow rows of heavily pixelated characters. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Throw in some talk of ascenders and bicamerality and you’ve got attributes just as arcane and remarkable as “hay-scented” and “overtones of kumquat. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Oct 07, Matt rated it really liked it.


Within that field, the Elements does a wonderful job of exploring the minutiae that most normal readers never notice, such as kerning sgyle the spacing between certain pairs of letters which, if spaced the same as other letters in the font, would read as either too tight or too wide — example: Wonderful book for anyone interested in design.

Surely there are essentially three parts to mastery of most things: It isn’t a quick guide that will cram the basics of typography into your skull before tomorrow’s midterm exam.

It’s been about twelve years since I first read this book, and some of the principles I picked up here are now set deeply in my habits as a designer. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Most useful to me was a set of helpful paradigms related to how certain aspects of type can be treated for legibility, thoughts on how to approach kerning and tracking, why one might use all caps vs.

The precision and richness of information that goes into setting text on a surface is breathtaking. Dec 20, Akshay Bakshi rated it really liked it Shelves: May 17, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. There are those who will assert that rules have nothing whatever to do with aesthetic enterprises, to which I say Hogwash!


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Deeper mastery will tell you when even Robert Bringhurst should be ignored. It’s a book on book design that serves as its own case study in effective design.

No, someone will have told them by now Glad I know a bit more about it now. Yes, I seriously read a typographic style manual, but believe me, it bringurst worth it.

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Sticking to the subject of typography, thanks to computers 1 is now not an issue for most of us. I know it doesn’t really ma I am in the process of transforming myself into a book.

Buy the selected items together This item: Typography is helpful though, as certain aspects are more concrete than one might think, and this is where Bringhurst shines. Explore the Home Gift Guide. His book looked so visually de This was the first text I ever read with regards to typography. I would say that its contribution to my career has been inestimable, though I have by no means begun to exhaust the vast store of knowledge on the subject and am always captivated to learn more.