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Most useful to me was a set of helpful paradigms related to how certain aspects of type can be treated for legibility, thoughts on how to approach kerning and tracking, why one might use all caps vs. In a hard rag, hyphenated linebreaks may occur in words like self-consciousnesswhich are hyphenated anyway, but they cannot occur without manual intervention in words like hyphenation or pseudosophisticationwhich aren’t. Robert Bringhurst is a Canadian poet, typographer and author.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The text often borders on grandiloquence, sometimes resulting in a loss of clarity, but the practical applications, and the author’s overriding passion for the subject, justify this book’s reputation as a classic of the field.

Not finding anything on Amazon. Having established itself as a standard in its field The Elements of Typogra Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide.

Read more Read less. Do the strangle creativity? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Except this is not true; it is in fact completely in keeping, because one of Bringhurst’s messages is, I think, learn about your tools where a tool might be a typeface or a page design, as well as a piece of softwareuse the right ones for the job, and use them well. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.


Which is good, because Sure, it’s simply the best book on print typography out there. Bringhurst’s aim for typographers is to “induce a state of energetic repose which is the ideal condition for reading.

Yes, I seriously read a typographic style manual, but believe me, it was worth it. Reading this book is like having a deep conversation with your favorite friend who is keen to discuss the nuances of typography stlye you hour after hour.

Bringhurst’s book is a modern classic and a ‘review’ is at best redundant, so instead I’ll just make a handful of random comments and saying that lots of people should read it. But the content was equally good. Except this is not true; it is in fact completely in keeping, because one of Bringhurst’s messages is, I think, learn about your tools where a tool might be a typeface or a page design, as well as a piece of softwareuse the right ones for the job, and This review appeared at a blog.

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That said, I would consider this a must-have book for every graphic designer and a handsome edition to the library of anyone who has even a casual interest in typography. Nov 07, Carlos Scheidegger rated it liked it. Grazie ai tipografi e agli stampatori! La domanda sembra strana ma It’s a book on book design that serves as its own case study in effective design.

Skip Chapter 8 and this guide will serve you well.

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Typography is helpful though, as certain aspects are more concrete than one might think, and this is where Bringhurst shines. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This book is more about the objective factors elemennts though traces of the subjective are impossible to eliminate in the creative world. Share your thoughts with other customers.

The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst

Yes, perhaps this is a big statement but it is a very very concise and yet descriptive manual to typography for everybody interested in the craft. I find that writers with strong backgrounds in poetry tend to write well and seem to love words and type as much as I do. The discussion of fonts and spacing is extensive, but the book also offers in-depth analyses of the formatting issues central to the creation of nearly every book.

This was a first for me. Bringhurst edited the English translation, as it turns out.

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Top Brihghurst Most recent Top Reviews. Bringhurst’s little jokes and anecdotes are the cherry on top. This is true, incidentally, with respect to literature, poetry, music and any other art form as much as it is within the visual arts.

Throw in some talk of ascenders and bicamerality and you’ve got attributes just as arcane and remarkable as “hay-scented” and “overtones of kumquat.