Type: New Perspectives in Typography

By Henrik Kubel and Scott Williams

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  • Paperback
  • 500 color illustrations
  • 304 pages
  • 9¾ x 7½ ins
  • ISBN 9781780673066
  • Published September 2015

This A to Z survey of typographic design, edited by leading typographers A2/SW/HK, showcases over 100 carefully selected contemporary designers, including the best examples of their current work, and also features an introduction by Rick Poynor.

Featured designers include Michael Bierut, Experimental Jetset, Scott King, Cornel Windlin, Hort, karlssonwilker inc., Stefan Sagmeister, Fuel, Gavillet & Rust, De Designpolitie and Richard Turley among others.

There are also essays by acclaimed design writers Emily King, Paul Shaw, Monika Parrinder, and Colin Davies that explore the past and future of type design. This book will encourage and inspire the next generation of designers as well as provide a sourcebook for seasoned designers and educators.

About the Author

A2/SW/HK is an independent typographic design studio based in London. Formed in 2000 by Henrik Kubel and Scott Williams, both graduates of the Royal College of Art, London. A2/SW/HK's portfolio has won international recognition including awards from Tokyo Type Directors Club, Type Directors Club of New York, D&AD, ISTD and Graphis. Recent clients include Aperture Magazine, The Independent Newspaper, The New York Times Magazine, Expedia, Google and Moscow Metro.Their work has been featured in leading design magazines such as eye magazine, Novum, Creative Review, Communication Arts and Idea magazine. Williams and Kubel lecture internationally and both are members of AGI, Alliance Graphique Internationale.

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