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How to Use Type

How to Use Type

Laurence King Publishing

By Lindsey Marshall and Lester Meachem


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This book is a guide to the use of type in design for
print and screen. It provides a creative, informative,
and practical introduction for those studying all
pathways of graphic design.

How to Use Type includes illustrated activities and
case studies linked to key issues discussed in the text.
This book off ers an invaluable overview of an essential
aspect of visual communication.

• Practical guide to the applications of typography
in graphic design

• Easy-to-follow, informative text including tips
and pitfalls to avoid

• Highly illustrated, with cutting-edge examples
in print and screen

• Case studies illustrating key aspects of type design

More Details

Size: 7 1 ⁄2 × 9 in in;
Pages: 208 pp, 460 illustrations, 450 in color pp;
Format: Paperback
Publication: September 2012
ISBN: 9781856698979
ISBN10: 1856698971
Following a career as a freelance graphic designer, Dr Lindsey Marshall moved into higher education and took up a post as principal lecturer in visual communications. Lester Meachem has worked as a freelance illustrator and designer for many years. He is currently head of Visual Communication and Design & Applied Arts at the School of Art & Design, University of Wolverhampton. Lindsey and Lester are co-authors of How to Use Images, published by Laurence King in 2010.

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