Book Design: Don’t Get Confused By Typeface Point Sizes discusses the role of proportion and x-height in relation to book typography
Typefaces as History: Aldus Manutius and The Noble Bembo, showing how characters straight out of renaissance Italy influence the typefaces we use today.
Beautiful Details, Beautiful Books: How to Recognize Oldstyle Typefaces including Bembo, a classic book typeface from fifteenth century Venice. Oldstyle typefaces are reliable choices for book design.
It’s been an eventful year for publishing, and I’m sure we’ll be seeing more of the same in 2010. Since I started blogging this fall nothing has impressed me more than the people I’ve met through blogs, social media, and in the publishing community in the San Francisco Bay Area. In the meantime, for a […]