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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I know brimghurst doesn’t really ma I am in the process of transforming myself into a book. Even though my work has never touched on the composition of actual books, I found the section on musical correlations between page, spread dimensions and text block proportions quite fascinating. I hope I absorbed a typogrwphic because there’s a lot to knowbut I think the main thing I’ve learned is a finer appreciation for the tgpographic.

And yes, the book itself is laid out perfectly. Buy the selected items together This item: It’s a book on book design that serves as its own case study in effective design. I guess paragraphs about paragraphs provide extraordinary opportunities. Feb 06, Starling Whistler rated it it was amazing. See all customer images. But whether you agree or disagree, you will be thinking of your reasons, evaluating your conceptions and becoming better for it.

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Dec 15, Mark Jr. I typohraphic it some time ago it was first published in and decided to revisit it recently. Did I mention this book is hilarious? Nov 07, Carlos Scheidegger rated it liked it. It’s a bit like taking an introductory lesson from a friendly architecture professor, learning about intricacies and critical minutia you had never before considered, and slowly realizing your teacher designed the room, the building, perhaps even typograpihc chair you’re sitting in, and that the entirety of your surroundings is an expression of the lesson itself.

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Books by Robert Bringhurst. A testament to the very craft that it talks about. Having established itself as a standard in its field The Elements of Typographic Style is house manual at most American university presses, a standard university text, and a reference work in studios of designers around the world. The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their Worlda work that startled many readers and sparked intense academic and public debate.

These require an educated eye and a brain that knows a few rules and tools for finding solutions to design issues, and it is here that this book is so very useful. There’s not much to read in the design world that offers this. But it hasn’t convinced me pf he can convey this knowledge effectively. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Words are hard not to read, gypographic at least now I know to at least try and take a closer look. I have hired a designer to come up with a treatment for my textual body. Yes, perhaps this is a big statement but it is a very very concise and yet descriptive manual to typography for everybody interested in the craft.

For producing plain text the Neo is the right tool; it is not the right tool for designing a page or driving tent pegs. Bringhurst edited the English translation, as it turns out. Surely there are essentially three parts to mastery of most things: An incredibly comprehensive journey typograpbic the art and science of typography.

Anyone who is interested in type, words, history, leements, art, and all that is good in the world should read this book. However, in many instances he falls into the trap of confusing trad This book convinced me that there is a lot of art in typography. There are those who will assert that rules have nothing whatever to do with aesthetic enterprises, to which I say Hogwash!

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What a beautiful book! I’ve noticed some reviewers go right into discussing whether they agree with Bringhurst or not, straight to the subjective matter. Perhaps he was betrayed in this printing? I think it was obvious the design was made with the hardback version in mind; the paperback seems an afterthought. Except probably your friends are like mine and wouldn’t recognize a pf if it bit them on the serif, which is why this book inspires so much devotion.

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You will use brinyhurst as well as style, rules as well as breaking of rules – and ultimately, science and art are both required to stimulate the mind of your audience.

This one’s for anyone with even a bit of interest in the matter.

The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst

Return to Book Page. This is the sort of book you curl up with when you have a long rainy afternoon to yourself. Parts of it are akin to reading wine labels that speak of odors and flavors you could never even imagine, let alone recognize in a glass of wine. Bringhurst is a genius, and in spots he conveys information about layout and formatting that at first appears paradoxical or at odds with conventional thinking.

Two volumes of translation from classical Haida complete the trilogy: Jul 19, Darren Goossens rated it it was amazing Shelves: See and discover other items: I was bringurst looking to buy Bringhurst’s forthcoming book about Palatino, but did not find it on the Amazon site.

Look to the past. Anyone who is interested in type, words, history, design, art, and all that is good in the world should read t What a beautiful book! La domanda sembra strana ma Oct 06, Nedislav rated it it was amazing.

How much of it is purely subjective? Deeper mastery will tell you when even Robert Bringhurst should be ignored.