type design


Type design is the art of designing typefaces.

A long-awaited reprint of the 2004 book ‘Dutch Type’, a comprehensive overview of type design and lettering in the Netherlands from the 15th to the 20th centuries
Transparency is a study on design and language, Peter Bilak’s MA thesis at the Academy of Fine Arts & Design in Bratislava (1997), designed, written and edited by the author.
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.
The latest Typotheque type specimen, which in 224 pages presents the full font collection, including the future releases.
This small book documents the work of Cyrus Highsmith— his type design and well as his sketches and drawings at the occasion of Gerrit Noordzij Prize.
Typotheque specimen No.13 is our first specimen focusing on Russian Cyrillic.
Typotheque Type specimen No.15 presents 21 Hebrew type families, and describes the process of designing them.
Dutch Alphabets is a lettering model book containing 46 plates featuring samples by some of today’s prominent lettering artists, type designers, calligraphers and sign painters.
Hard cover book about the history of the writing scripts in the Balkan region presenting the history of Latin, Cyrillic, Glagolitic, and Bosnian Arabic.
Eleventh Typonine type specimen presenting Surogat font family.
Sixth Typonine type specimen showcasing Nocturno font family.
A book about inspiring design achievements from the Arab world. Nasri Khattar,proposed Unified Arabic to make reading Arabic easier to learn.
A Typotheque type specimen showing entire collection of typefaces, after inclusion of Typonine’s library of fonts.
This book presents the origins of exuberant curly lettering style on the windows of traditional Dutch cafés and bars.
This book contains two essays by the Dutch typographer and type designer Bram de Does on the development of his two typefaces Trinité and Lexicon.
This book focuses on Crouwel’s typographic work, and presents in detail his typefaces and process sketches. Crouwel is known for his systematic and ordered approach to design, and book includes transcripts of two of his lectures.
This book presents eleven interviews with renowned type designers and writers, interviewed by students of Type Media postgraduate course in type design.
The complete Typotheque collection, information about OpenType and its typographic features, in a hard cover limited edition.
Typeface as Program documents results of workshops at the ECAL school. The books presents some basic idea of automated type design, breaking down the design of letters to series of parameters.
This publication presents work of Czech and Slovak designers focused on the process of creating innovative typographic solutions
Metro Letters documents the responses to the question ‘Can a typeface express what is unique about a city’, presenting the projects and interviews with six invited typographers.
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.