This beautiful book contains a rich collection of articles on typography and the printing arts from metal to digital type. Drawing on the archives of Martix, the renowned and highly respected journal of the printing arts, the 36 carefully selected articles cover an eclectic and fascinating breadth of topics ranging from the earliest type design techniques to the latest in typeface and design development.
The list of contributors is a "Who's Who" from the world of type and graphic design, and includes such experts as Sebastian Carter, J.F. Coakley, John Dreyfus, Justin Howes, Jerry Kelly, Paul Luna, James Mosley, Stan Nelson, Fiona Ross and Jan van Krimpen, to name a few.
This volume includes introductory essays by John Randle, the principal of the Whittington Press and the publisher of Martix for over 20 years, and by John D. Barry, an editor, writer, typographer, and book designer.