Books : The Type Desk

Type Rules! 4th Edition →

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

a, n, and g characters from Kontrapunkt’s custom typeface for DSB

Danish Typographic Style →

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPBHED9YINg”>you

In 2001 I attended the ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) conference in Copenhagen (København if you’re a Dane).

Erik Spiekermann’s Book Lift… who wouldn’t want a bookcase like that?

Erik Spiekermann’s Book Lift… who wouldn’t want a bookcase like that? →

http://vimeo.com/34938633

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The Curious Misconception Surrounding Sentence Spacing →

There’s a widespread misconception that “proper” English requires two word spaces after a sentence.

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Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition →

In 1906, a small university press in Chicago published its standardized typographical practices.

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Jan Tschichold for Penguin Scores, 1949 →

Oliver Tomas has posted some nice mid-century visual inspiration with his Penguin Book Covers Flickr Collection.