Ruari McLean (editor)
Books by Ruari McLean (editor)
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’.
Interviews where books by Ruari McLean (editor) were recommended
The best books on Typefaces, recommended by Simon Garfield
It used to be said that you could be parachuted into any country and know where you were from the typeface used on its road signs. The author of Just My Type tells us about the variety and meaning of different fonts.