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Design Elements, Typography Fundamentals: A Graphic Style Manual for Understanding How Typography Affects Design Flexibound – Jun 1 2012

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  • Flexibound: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers (June 1 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1592537677
  • ISBN-13: 978-1592537679
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 1.3 x 26 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 612 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #711,948 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Kristin Cullen teaches graphic design at the University of Cincinnati and has also taught at the University of Illinois and the Rhode Island School of Design. For years, she worked as a designer at award-winning Chicago design firms, where she created a wide range of communication materials. She lives in Cincinnati, OH. http://www.kristincullen.com

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I bought this book in 2011-12 and when I need a quick refresher course on typography and its fundamentals or when I’m seeking a new font and want to see how it has been used in Real Life then this is the book that I pick first. In a relatively small number of pages (160) Kristin Cullen has managed to cover the entire field of typography in five paragraphs: Type in Context — Essential Elements — On Typefaces — Typesetting factors — Structure. Quite a feat!

Published by Rockport, the book is elegantly designed, a semi hard, glossy, padded cover and a binding that is holding up very well, the print quality and paper are of excellent quality. This is a book worth having.

Thank you Kristin Cullen.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great for beginners to typography March 14 2015
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This 140-page book is Typography 101. "A graphic style manual for understanding how typography affects design." You can learn the names of the type anatomy, how to choose type, spacing and alignment, and a few other fundamentals.