Typographer, editor and writer. He has contributed regularly to magazines such as Information Design Journal, Blueprint, Journal of Design History, and Eye. In 1980 he started the publishing imprint Hyphen Press with a new edition of Norman Potter’s What is a designer. Hyphen Press now publishes a range of titles on typography and design, recently The Stroke (2005), the theory of writing by Gerrit Noordzij, and the second edition of Modern Typography (2004).

Books 1

This is a 2019 reprint of the book first published in 1992. Kinross argues that ‘modern typography’ is more than just a modernism of style. Typography, in this book is considered in the light of the social, political and technical changes of the recent period.