Thinking with type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students (Revised, Expanded)

By Ellen Lupton
Our all time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged capitals, as well as information on captions, font licensing, mixing typefaces, and hand lettering. Throughout the book, visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form--what the rules are and how to break them. Thinking with Type is a type book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words. The popular online companion to Thinking with Type ( has been revised to reflect the new material in the second edition.


NEWS & OPINION: Publishing Chat With Ellen Lupton

Posted October 7, 2009, 3:45 PM with category of Publishing Industry
Another prime cut from the Author Blog, here's an email interview I conducted with design and publishing thinker Ellen Lupton, who talks about her experience with self-publishing books, and the role design plays in the process. It's an interesting read for anyone who might be looking for ways to present their ideas to the world. --- Technology has enabled people to publish their own books easier, more frequently, and with more control than ever before, but what is really involved? Read more


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Publisher Princeton Architectural Press
Publish date 09/10/2010
Pages 224
ISBN-13 9781568989693
ISBN-10 1568989695
Language English

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