- 175 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
- Featuring work by Philippe Apeloig, Marian Bantjes, Irma Boom, Luca Barcelona, Blotto, Wim Crovwel, Sara De Bondt, Catherine Dixon, Gert Dooreman, Studio Dumbar, Emery Studio, EdenSpiekermann, Faydherbe/de Vringer, Nicholas Felton, Piet Gerards, Gray 318, Klaus Hesse, Jessica Hische, House Industries, Enric Jardi, Lava, Anette Lenz/Vincent Perrottet, Seb Lester, Letman, David Pearson, Mark Porter, Ingeborb Scheffers, Nick Sherman, Mark Thompson, Alex Trochut, Bnro Uebele, Xplicit and many others. --Book Jacket.Includes bibliographical references and index.Shaping Text is a practical guide for designers, authors, publishers, editors and students-for all users of fonts and typography who want to know more about their tools. --Shaping Text provides back-ground information on reading and how content is processed, on typeface selection and typographic conventions. The book discusses how typographic decisions influence the impact of a text, which typographic rules make sense, and how to effectively break them. --Thanks to the cooperation of an international cast of cutting-edge designers, the arguments put forward in this book are illustrated with brilliant examples. --