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Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Princeton Architectural Pr
Publication date November 17, 2010
Pages 224
Binding Paperback
Edition 2 rev exp
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781568989693
ISBN-10 1568989695
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.75 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Original list price $24.95
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Our all time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged capitals, as well as information on captions, font licensing, mixing typefaces, and hand lettering. Throughout the book, visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form—what the rules are and how to break them. Thinking with Type is a type book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words. The popular online companion to Thinking with Type ( has been revised to reflect the new material in the second edition.

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2 rev exp edition from Princeton Architectural Pr (November 17, 2010)
9781568989693 | details & prices | 224 pages | 6.75 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Our all time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition.
from Chronicle Books Llc (October 30, 2004); titled "Thinking With Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, and Students"
9789990214369 | details & prices | List price $0.02
from Princeton Architectural Pr (September 9, 2004)
9781568984483 | details & prices | 176 pages | 7.00 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $21.95
About: The organization of letters on a blank sheet -- or screen -- is the most basic challenge facing anyone who practices design.

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