Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals

Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals

by Cyrus Highsmith


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What goes on inside a paragraph of printed text? Cyrus Highsmith's Inside Paragraphs is an essential primer on the basics of typography that focuses specifically on the role of printed text within a paragraph. Engaging full-page illustrations and Highsmith's accessible explanations show the role of white space between letters, words, and lines. Perfect for students and professionals alike, this updated edition includes a new preface.

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ISBN-13: 9781616899417
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 08/25/2020
Sales rank: 572,010
Product dimensions: 6.35(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Cyrus Highsmith is a typographer, teacher, author, and graphic artist. He teaches type design at the Rhode Island School of Design and leads workshops and lectures frequently in the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Japan. His type foundry, Occupant Fonts, offers dozens of original typefaces and clients include Rolling Stone,, Ford, La Prensa Gráfica, ESPN, and El Universal. In 2017, he became creative director for Latin Type Development at Morisawa USA. He has received awards from the Type Directors Club and AIGA.

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