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Recommended books for design bookworms

Typography

Manual de diseƱo editorial
By: Jorge del Buen Unna
Extensive and comprehensive editorial design manual

The Stroke: Theory of Writing
By: Gerrit Noordzij
The Stroke is a description of the phenomenon of letters and how they are made in writing.

The Anatomy of Type
Typeanatomy.com
The world’s most popular fonts and typography blog.

An Essay on Typography
By: Eric Gill
Fustian and forceful argument for common sense in design, composed for anyone remotely interested in the subtle and evolving challenge of the typographic arts.

Lettering

The Lord of Logos
By: Christophe Szpajdel
Hundreds of powerful logos, each of which captures the force of the metal music.

The ABC of Custom Lettering
By: Ivan Castro
Ivan is a living legend! Easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance on hand drawing a range of letterforms, from Modern Roman and Gothic to Latin, Script, and Interlocked.