Type Tricks: Layout Design

Your Personal Guide to Layout Design

Sofie Beier

Erscheinungstermin Oktober 2021


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The book covers both key typography rules as well as the underlying structure of the working process in layout design. In an illustrative format and easily accessible style, it presents the different stages of working with typography. The collection of rules provides more than 200 tips for creating readable layouts and typography settings. The book touches on matters
of typography for both print and digital media: from letter spacing, paragraph breaks, text adjustment, leading, emphasis, hierarchy to grid systems.
Layout guidelines are difficult to remember, but with this book you do not have to know them all by heart. The format is small and handy, so you can always have it on hand when you need to check the rules. Type Tricks: Layout Design takes its outset in the author’s experience as a teacher of typography, her practical experience with designing layouts and her academic research into improving reading through good typography.

Sofie Beier is a professor at the Royal Danish Academy, where she is head of the research unit Centre for Visibility Design. In addition to creating the Type Tricks series, she wrote the book Reading Letters: Designing for Legibility (2012) and has published numerous academic papers on typeface legibility. Her research is focused on improving the reading experience by achieving a better understanding of how different t

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  • Paperback
  • 208 pages, numerous illustrations
  • Größe: 120 x 160 mm
  • ISBN: 9789063696221
  • Text englisch