17 Things Self-Publishers Need to Know about Book Design for all kinds of authors publishing their own books
Top Links to Fonts for Your Self-Published Book including articles about fonts, book typography and book design.
Picking Fonts for Your Self-Published Book discusses how to choose fonts and suggests Garamond, Caslon, Minion, Janson and Palatino
5 Favorite Fonts with Hidden Type Ornaments shows samples from Minion Pro, Adobe Caslon Pro, Chaparral Pro, Zapfino and Warnock Pro
7 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Book Design including picking the right fonts and setting up your book pages
Book Design. (1452 – 2011). Born near Mainz, Germany, Book Design came of age in the heady atmosphere of Venice in the Italian Renaissance. He went through a rocky adolescence when he seemed to lose track of his roots, but matured into the confident and gracious Book Design of the twentieth-century’s Golden Age of Letterpress. […]
Book Design & Page Layout Software: A Guide for DIY Authors. Compares Word Processors, Page Layout Software and Hybrid Programs as tools for DIY Authors who want to produce their own books.
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.
The Big Book of Font Combinations by Douglas Bonneville is a unique resource to understand how typefaces work together to create different effects. It’s a source of inspiration and ideas for designers and typographers.
We haven’t seen much of the Apple iPad yet, and the screen shots we have seen show that the fonts for the Apple iPad are perhaps not all they might be. What do we know? Apple, as far as I know, has issued only the one press release on the day of the product’s announcement, […]