Featuring a curated collection of about 500 exquisite designs, along with essays from top designers about the essence and importance of good typography in design, Design: Type is an insightful resource filled with mini-workshops that dissect several featured projects and highlight the effectiveness of the type treatments. The first in a new series, this informative sourcebook offers the best of typography in practice and is an essential resource for students and professionals alike.
Tony Seddon’s longstanding career as a graphic designer has taken him from his native Cornwall, via London and several publishing companies, to East Sussex where he now works as a freelance designer and writer. He has authored and co-authored multiple books, including Graphic Design for Non-designers; Art Directing Projects for Print; and Thou Shall Not Use Comic Sans. Visit him online at http://www.tonyseddon.com.
Paul Burgess is a web designer based in Brighton, UK. He spent 20 years as creative director at some of London’s fastest growing agencies, and is now principal of Burge Agency (http://www.burgeagency.com). Paul has a multi-disciplined and integrated approach to design and creative campaigns, successfully working for some of the world’s biggest (and smallest) brands. Visit him online at http://iampaulburgess.co.uk.
Design:Type. An introduction: Paul Burgess
Less is so much more: Tony Seddon
Breaking the rules: Jorge Restrepo
Embracing imperfection: Jay Roeder
New traditionalism: Bethany Heck
A closer look
Blok Design: PAR
Sensus Design Factory Zagreb: First Shot 2010
Magma Brand Design: Fonts in Focus
Wonksite Studio: mySHELF
Magma Brand Design: Slanted Magazine
344 Design: 344 Questions
Jay Roeder: Blink 182
Imagine: Cake Liberation Front
I Love Dust: Choice Cuts
Voice: Longview Vineyard
Bethany Heck: The Eephus League
About the author: Paul Burgess