Books : The Type Desk


Grafica Della Strada, The Signs Of Italy →

It starts with a 16 year old Louise Fili traveling to Italy, stepping off the plane, and falling in love with a billboard. That moment marked the start of Fili’s typographic obsession, and budding career in graphic design.


Type & Graphic Designers Wanted →

Dearest Typophiles, We’re searching for the talent of two people: a type designer and a graphic designer / typesetter. Of course this could be one in the same person, but I am coming to you with the promise of press exposure (read: this is not a paying gig) and I value your time. Okay, half of […]

Type Rules! 4th Edition →

The latest edition of Type Rules! is on the shelves and it was worth the wait.

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The Old Printing Office →

The Old Printing Office by Frank Luther Mott is an account of Mott as a printer’s devil for his father’s small town weekly papers in Iowa.


Book Life →

It is amazing just how much text exists on the internet. More amazing still is the sheer amount of text that is not on the internet.

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Chip Kidd: Designing books is no laughing matter. →