Book Design Quick Tips for Self-Publishers presents common mistakes to avoid and how to select typefaces for use in your book
Square-Serif Fonts Pack a Typographic Punch including Rockwell, Serifa, Memphis, American Typewriter and many others including Chunk Five.
Typefaces I Can’t Live Without: Adobe Myriad Pro, a versatile sans serif font that can be used in almost endless ways in typographic designs like book design
Fun With Fonts—Identifont typeface identification and search functions for book designers and typographers
Typefaces as History: Aldus Manutius and The Noble Bembo, showing how characters straight out of renaissance Italy influence the typefaces we use today.
Learning to give different elements of the book page more or less emphasis depends on intelligent use of “negative space” in chapter openers, subheads, leading and other areas of book design.
Automatic leading is about as satisfying as a robot dog. Increase or decrease leading to make your document look more professional.
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, […]