Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out how Type Works

Erik Spiekermann, E. M. Ginger

Key Facts and Insights

  • Typography is more than just choosing fonts: The book places special emphasis on how typography is not just about selecting a font, but a complex art that involves understanding the impact of typefaces on readability, mood, and message conveyance.
  • Historical context: The book offers a comprehensive and well-researched exploration of the history of typography, tracing the evolution of various typefaces and their applications over time.
  • Readability and legibility: It expounds on the concepts of readability and legibility, highlighting how the choice of typefaces, sizes, and spacing can affect the ease and efficiency of reading.
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