Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students
by Patrick Mcneil
The organization of letters on a page or screen is a fundamental challenge for a designer. For those learning the craft or brushing up on typographic skills, Thinking with Type provides clear and concise guidance. The material is divided into three sections: letter, text and grid. Each section begins with a review of historical, technological and theoretical concepts, followed by practical exercises and examples. A companion website will provide supplemental material, including lesson plans and additional exercises.
My name is Patrick McNeil and I pursue many passions revolving around web design and development. As much as I love absorbing design I can just as easily get wrapped up in code. This is perhaps the most appealing aspect of the web; how it so completely merges design, coding and technology. I love design…