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Typography & lettering books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Typography & lettering category. Presented with a red border are the Typography & lettering books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Digital Type Design for Branding Designing Letters from their Source by Stephen (Emboss Fonts) Boss Digital Type Design for Branding Designing Letters from their Source

The approach will be to give visual aid (illustrated) and written reference to young designers who are either launching their careers or taking their first stab at designing letterforms for a logo, lettermark, signage, advertising or an alphabet. The book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2017

The A-Z of Typography Classification * Anatomy * Toolkit * Attributes by Wilks Wyse The A-Z of Typography Classification * Anatomy * Toolkit * Attributes

This highly visual introduction to all things typographic unravels the story of the fonts that we encounter every day.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Typewriters Iconic Machines from the Golden Age of Mechanical Writing by Bruce Curtis Typewriters Iconic Machines from the Golden Age of Mechanical Writing

Gorgeous typewriter eye candy + the smarts of a serious collector = the essential tribute to this iconic machine.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Typographic Specimens A Natural History of Letterforms by Andrew Bainbridge Typographic Specimens A Natural History of Letterforms

In 1831, Reverend Jackson Whitehead served as chaplain aboard the HMS Pica, which accompanied the Beagle on its second survey expedition. Whitehead was a keen collector of fauna as well as a typography enthusiast.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Fifty Type Specimens From the Collection of Tobias Frere-Jones by Tobias Frere-Jones Fifty Type Specimens From the Collection of Tobias Frere-Jones

The Specimen Box is a collection of cards with stunning examples of typography- for inspiration, correspondence or display- featuring classic alphabets, pages from specimen books, and individual letterforms
Format: Postcard book or pack - Released: 03/10/2017

Futura The Typeface by Petra Eisele, Annette Ludwig Futura The Typeface
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This is a stunning examination of one of the most popular typefaces ever created, Futura. Celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, the story of Futura is a fascinating one. Charting its Bauhaus origins to its use as the first font...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Ruder Typography-Ruder Philosophy Idea No. 333 by Helmut Schmid Ruder Typography-Ruder Philosophy Idea No. 333

Reprint of the famed 333th issue of idea. Most influential typographer of the twentieth century. A comprehensive documentation of Ruder's life and work
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Typographic Style Handbook by Susan Wightman, Michael Mitchell Typographic Style Handbook
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A handbook in typography, for the professional and amateur text designer
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Coming Soon

Free Hand New Typography Sketchbooks by Steven Heller Free Hand New Typography Sketchbooks

Page through the personal sketchbooks of the most influential and inventive illustrators and typographers working today
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/01/2018

Other books in this genre

The Visual History of Type by Paul McNeil The Visual History of Type


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Typography in Graphic Design by Li Aihong Typography in Graphic Design

A stunning and informative foray into the interplay between text and design - organised by colour for ease of navigation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

Hand Lettering Creative Alphabets for Any Occasion by Thy Doan Graves Hand Lettering Creative Alphabets for Any Occasion


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2017

30 Years of Swiss Typographic Discourse in the Typogra Sche Monatsblatter TM RSI SGM 1960-90 by Roland Fruh 30 Years of Swiss Typographic Discourse in the Typogra Sche Monatsblatter TM RSI SGM 1960-90

The famous magazine went out of print after eighty years Second edition. This much sought-after book on the Swiss typographic discourse in the Typogra sche Monats- blatter is now available in a reprint.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia by Fuyubi Nakamura Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia

The artistic fusion of words and images is an intrinsic part of the cultural, social, and spiritual beliefs of Asia. From traditional calligraphy to contemporary forms of digital and mixed media, the blending of artwork with written language has the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Typography and Type Design in Slovakia: It All Began with Cyril and Methodius by Lubomir Longauer Typography and Type Design in Slovakia: It All Began with Cyril and Methodius


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Type Tricks Your Personal Guide to Type Design by Sofie Beier Type Tricks Your Personal Guide to Type Design


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2017

The Golden Secrets of Lettering Letter Design from First Sketch to Final Artwork by Martina Flor The Golden Secrets of Lettering Letter Design from First Sketch to Final Artwork


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

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