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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

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

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

The Visual History of Type is a comprehensive, detailed survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day. Arranged chronologically to provide context, more than 320 typefaces...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

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

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

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

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: 13/07/2017

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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Coming Soon

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: 28/09/2017

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: 16/10/2017

Typewriters Iconic Machines from the Golden Age of Mechanical Writing by Tony Casillo 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

Other books in this genre

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

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

How to Play with Letters by Moleskine How to Play with Letters

The surprising, exciting and playful world of contemporary letter art is brought to life in this book. Berlin street artist RYLSEE takes us on a journey through the creative potential of lettering, showing the many facets of this fresh and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Type A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles by Cees W De Jong Type A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles

For The Love of Letters A history of fonts and graphic styles from 1628 to 1938 This comprehensive book offers a thorough overview of typeface design from 1628 to the mid-20th century. Derived from a distinguished Dutch collection, a series...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

Modern Calligraphy Workshop The Creative Art of Pen, Brush and Chalk Lettering by Imogen Owen Modern Calligraphy Workshop The Creative Art of Pen, Brush and Chalk Lettering

Learn how to create beautiful, hand-lettered stationery, art, and other decorations with Modern Calligraphy, a sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises, and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

12 Motivational Phrases 2018 Positive and Meaningful Messages by Melanie Viola 12 Motivational Phrases 2018 Positive and Meaningful Messages

Words can have a powerful effect on how you think and therefore, how you act. These motivational phrases will help you succeed and archieve more today, tomorrow and in the future. Get this unique calendar for inspirational moments during the...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Font Of Knowledge by Potter Font Of Knowledge


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2017

Expressive Type Unique Typographic Design in Sketchbooks, in Print, and on Location Around the Globe by Alex Fowkes Expressive Type Unique Typographic Design in Sketchbooks, in Print, and on Location Around the Globe

Expressive Type showcases the work of major international designers working with typography in branding and advertising, environment, packaging and products, and self-initiated projects.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2017

How to Draw Type and Influence People An Activity Book by Sarah Hyndman How to Draw Type and Influence People An Activity Book

We are all type consumers and interact with type in our everyday lives. Typefaces in all shapes and sizes evoke an emotional response and trigger associated memories before we've even read the words. How to Draw Type and Influence People...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2017

Arabic for Designers An Inspirational Guide to Arabic Culture and Creativity by Mourad Boutros Arabic for Designers An Inspirational Guide to Arabic Culture and Creativity

Suitable for designers unfamiliar with Arabic script. Using visual examples and case studies, this book takes the reader through the entire range of graphic design applications - newspaper and television news typefaces, book jacket designs, corporate and brand identity, logotype...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

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