book design


Book design is the art of designing books.

Theory of Type Design consists of 24 short chapters describing different aspects of type design, from the influence of language to today’s digital developments, from how our eyes and brain process letterforms to their power of expression.
This is the third edition of Karel Martens’s celebrated book Printed matter / Drukwerk Compared to the second edition from 2001, 40 pages have been added, and show work that Martens have done in those 9 years, and includes an interview with Martens.
This miniature book contains a complete overview of Irma Boom’s oeuvre, with commentary in 800 pages.
Back Cover (formerly known as Marie Louise) is a French magazine interested in design history and visual universe. Now with full English translation. Published twice a year.
Art/design publication which began life as a graphic design magazine, but whose content has widened to cover art, music, language, film and literature.
This is the first publication devoted to De Does’s life and work best known as a type and book designer, creator of typefaces Trinité and Lexicon.
Comprehensive overview of type design in the Netherlands from the fifteenth century till 2004. The book provides insights into the methods of the Dutch type.