'Clear and elegant . . . There's no better or more useful introduction to the whole craft of typography.' ROGER BLACK ROGER BLACK STUDIO, INC. 'Jim Felici brings together a vast amount of knowledge in this book. Must-have!' ERIK SPIEKERMANN AUTHOR, STOP STEALING SHEEP (AND FIND OUT HOW TYPE WORKS) 'Until now, there has been no single technology-independent manual of typesetting to recommend. To the rescue; Jim Felici, wizard typographer, world-class explainer, with a book to benefit all of us.' MATTHEW CARTER TYPE DESIGNER, MACARTHUR FOUNDATION AWARD WINNER This book is about how type should look an how to make it look that way-in other words, how to set type like a professional. Beautifully designed and richly illustrated, The Complete Manual of Typography, Second Edition, is an essential reference for anyone who works with type. It covers typographic tools in the newest versions of major page-layout programs, as well as Mac OS and Windows, Unicode, and OpenType fonts with expanded character sets; techniques for locating hard-to-find characters; and the latest word on type for the Web (including CSS3). Designer, print production professional and corporate communications mangers can go straight to the index to find focused answers to specific questions, while educators and students can read it as a textbook form cover to cover. You'll learn: * *What makes good type goof (and bad type bad) *How to manage fonts and unlock their contents using any operating system *Techniques for working with measure, point size, leading, kerning, and other precise type controls *Practical ways to fix composition problems such as loose lines, bad rags, widows, and orphans *Hard-to-find rules for managing hyphenation and justification, indention, alignments, and text wraps *How to trust your eyes instead of you r computer programsa#39;Clear and elegant . . . Therea#39;s no better or more useful introduction to the whole craft of typography.a#39; ROGER BLACK ROGER BLACK STUDIO, INC. a#39;Jim Felici brings together a vast amount of knowledge in this book. Must-have!
|Title||:||The Complete Manual of Typography|
|Publisher||:||Adobe Press - 2012|