Fred Showker recommends the top ten typography books
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Typography Now 2: Implosion - by Rick Poyner (Editor)... One of the more incisive and effective books at covering the subject of contemporary typographic visual communication. - Paperback - 240 pages (September 1998); Dimensions (in inches): 0.69 x 10.69 x 8.50 Our Price: $24.50
 
Typographics 3 Global Vision - by Roger Walton (Editor)... Bringing together a wide range of international work, from corporate identity to experimental, unpublished work, this is a global resource and record for inspiration and debate in the graphic design profession. - Paperback - 204 pages 3rd edition (May 2000) Hearst Books; Dimensions (in inches): 0.83 x 10.73 x 8.41 Check the links
 
Experimental Typography (Working With Computer Type , No 4) - by Rob Carter... Using desktop computers, graphic designers have vigorously plunged into the waters of typographic experimentation, irrevocably altering the way they approach and translate ideas into visual form. - Paperback - 160 pages (June 1998) Watson-Guptill Pubns; Dimensions (in inches): 0.51 x 10.50 x 7.62 Our Price: $24.50
 
Exhibition and Display Design (Working with Type Series) - by Rob Carter, John Demao, Sandy Wheeler, Barbara Fahs Charles... "This breakthrough book provides the graphic design field with an impressive set of fresh possibilities," writes Print Magazine USA - Paperback - 160 pages (February 2001) Rotovision Our Price: $24.50
 
Typographics 2 Cybertype: Zines + Screens - by Roger Walton... "When I need great ideas and inspiration, I pick up this book! What a wonderful collection of thought provoking artwork. - Paperback - 244 pages (March 1998) North Light Books; Dimensions (in inches): 0.75 x 10.74 x 8.44 Our Price: $24.50
 
Advertising, Graphics & Typography Design - by Editorial Board (Editor)... Contact information for conferences, festivals, schools, colleges, universities, journals, magazines, organizations & associations in the advertising and graphic arts industries. - (International Directory of Design, 6th Ed.) Paperback - 200 pages 6th edition Vol 6 (June 2001) Penrose Pr Check the links
 
7 Essentials of Graphic Design - by Allison Goodman... This book is the perfect desk reference for anyone who designs or works with designers. It reduces the complexities of today's design work into seven basic elements: Research, Typography, Contrast, Layout, Grid Systems, Identity Design and Critique & Analysis. - Paperback - 128 pages (September 2001) How Design Books Our Price: $23.09
 
Creative Edge Type (Creative Edge) - by Lynn Haller... This showcase represents a thrilling diversity of today's most imaginative and energetic type work, from book designs and logos to posters and CD-ROMs. - Hardcover - 144 pages (July 1999) North Light Books; Dimensions (in inches): 0.64 x 11.32 x 8.79 The publisher, North Light Books , May 11, 1999 Our Price: $20.99
 
Cool Type 2wo - by Spencer Drate, Jutka Salavetz... In the spirit of the first Cool Type, this book offers an international look at how cutting-edge typefaces are used in actual designs. - Hardcover - 160 pages (November 1999) North Light Books; Dimensions (in inches): 0.83 x 12.32 x 9.43 Our Price: $24.50

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