Typographers on Type
by Ruari McLean (editor)
A biographical and philosophical survey of famous type designers – mostly 20th century. The biographies are brief, and are then followed by texts the type designers wrote about their work or about type design and its purpose. The most famous one is by Beatrice Ward: ‘Printing Should Be Invisible’.
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“A fantastic book if you’re interested in type and want to dip into what the great designers thought about their world” Read more...
Simon Garfield, Journalist