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redler · 2018-11-27 · Original thread
Try "Stop Stealing Sheep" [1] or "The Elements of Typographic Style" [2]

[1] https://www.amazon.com/dp/0201703394

[2] https://www.amazon.com/dp/0881792128

sehr · 2014-08-15 · Original thread
hackdesign.org is pretty good provided you actually take their advice and look into the materials provided.

For example: there are 5 typography related 'modules' in the top level list.

In module 1. 'Dive into Typography', there are 6 different resources within.

From the one of those 6 resources, here are a list of materials mentioned:

* book - Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals [0]

* book - The Elements of Typographic Style [1]

* book - Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works [2]

* post - Unicode Beginners Introduction for Dummies Made Simple [3]

I've found this to be the norm for most posts, they may not cover absolutely everything about a single topic, but they will most definitely point you to somewhere that will.

[0] - http://insideparagraphs.com/

[1] - http://www.amazon.com/Elements-Typographic-Style-Robert-Brin...

[2] - http://www.amazon.com/Stop-Stealing-Sheep-Works-Edition/dp/0...

[3] - http://pythonconquerstheuniverse.wordpress.com/2010/05/30/un...

I recommend 1 book on typography: Stop Stealing Sheep & Find out How Type Works http://www.amazon.com/Stop-Stealing-Sheep-Find-Works/dp/0201...

I'd recommend checking out OpenFontLibrary.org & Kernest.com (shameless plug) for you can download the fonts, use them, and understand how they work in all the work you do - not just web browsers.

SandB0x · 2010-06-30 · Original thread
Learn about typography. This will start to change how you think. A fantastic and accessible starting point is:

"Stop Stealing Sheep and Find Out How Type Works", by Erik Spiekermann

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Stop-Stealing-Sheep-Find-Works/dp/02...

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