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  • Marcel's Letters

    A Font and the Search for One Man's Fate

    Finalist for the 2018 Minnesota Book AwardA graphic designer’s search for inspiration leads to a cache of letters and the mystery of one man’s fate during World War II.Seeking inspiration for a new font design in an antique store in small-town Stillwater, Minnesota, graphic designer Carolyn Porter stumbled across a bundle of letters and was immediately drawn to their beautifully expressive pen-and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Line Color Form

    The Language of Art and Design

    by Jesse Day ...
    Design students today are more visually literate than ever before, and their learning style naturally favors the visual over the textual. So why should they learn art and design theory from a traditional textbook? The only guide of its kind, Line Color Form offers a thorough introduction to design theory and terminology in a visually appealing and accessible format. With hundreds of illustrations ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul

    Published to instant acclaim in 2005, our best selling-áHow to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul-áhas become a trusted resource for graphic designers around the world, combining practical advice with philosophical guidance to help young professionals embark on their careers. This new, expanded edition brings this essential text up to date with new chapters on professional skills, the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Learn Calligraphy

    The Complete Book of Lettering and Design

    In an age of myriad computer fonts and instant communication, your handwriting style is increasingly a very personal creation. In this book, Margaret Shepherd, America's premier calligrapher, shows you that calligraphy is not simply a craft you can learn, but an elegant art form that you can make your own.Calligraphy remains perennially popular, often adorning wedding invitations, diplomas, and ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Shady Characters

    Ampersands, Interrobangs and other Typographical Curiosities

    by Keith Houston ...
    Keith Houston's entertaining book, inspired by his popular blog, tells the unexpected stories of some unusual, and familiar, typographical marks and reveals a fascinating history of writing.Every character we write or type is a link to the past, and in today's printed, electronic and scrawled writing their history stares right back at us. This book charts the lives of some of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Brush Lettering Made Simple

    A Step-by-Step Workbook to Create Gorgeous Freeform Lettered Art

    Add Beautiful Effects to Your Brush Lettered Artwork and Enhance Your Hand LetteringFantastic brush lettering artwork is right at your fingertips—and far easier to achieve than you think—with renowned lettering artist Chrystal Elizabeth’s simple step-by-step guide. In Brush Lettering Made Simple, she reveals her secrets to mastering a vast array of brush lettering techniques, including di erent ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Designing with Type, 5th Edition

    The Essential Guide to Typography

    The classic Designing with Type has been completely redesigned, with an updated format and full color throughout. New information and new images make this perennial best-seller an even more valuable tool for anyone interested in learning about typography. The fifth edition has been integrated with a convenient website,, where students and teachers can examine hundreds of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Typographer's Guide to Typography

    by Rittsu ...
    Typography is seen all throughout our life but it is something that many don't know about. This is because typography is a craft that is subtle. It effects us on a subconscious level until it is noticed. Understanding of basic typographic principles helps authors, writers, journalist, lawyers and other creators of written media to deliver their message and communicate it to the world. This short ... Read more


  • In Progress

    See Inside a Lettering Artist's Sketchbook and Process, from Pencil to Vector

    This show-all romp through design-world darling Jessica Hische's sketchbook reveals the creative and technical process behind making award-winning hand lettering. See everything, from Hische's rough sketches to her polished finals for major clients such as Wes Anderson, NPR, and Starbucks. The result is a well of inspiration and brass tacks information for designers who want to sketch distinctive ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Nib + Ink

    The New Art of Modern Calligraphy

    by Chiara Perano ...
    The original, authentic and bestselling guide to modern calligraphy from Chiara Perano, founder of the pioneering and unparalleled calligraphy studio Lamplighter London.Play with type, get creative with letterforms and fall in love with handwriting again. Taking you letter by letter through the modern calligraphy basics, Nib + Ink includes …The four essential pieces of equipment and how to use ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Reading List Order of Faith Martin Hillary Greene Series

    [Design Edition] The complete Hillary Greene Reading Order and details of all 17 books (updated 2018)

    series Reading List Guides
    A book guide dedicated to all Faith Martin books fans, with details of the complete Hillary Greene Series books.From the first novel A Narrow Escape to the last book, A Narrow Trajectory, you get a complete list of every Faith Martin book published with the adventures of the Detective Inspector Hillary Greene.In this eBook you get not only the correct and complete reading order of Hillary Green ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Advertising Design and Typography

    by Alex W. White ...
    This comprehensive overview of advertising design strategies helps students and professionals understand how to create ads that cut through the clutter. Design principles such as unity, contrast, hierarchy, dominance, scale, abstraction, and type-image relationships are thoroughly discussed. Chapters also cover:Researching your client and your audienceWhat makes an ad successfulGetting the ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Modern Calligraphy

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Art of Creativity

    by Lucy Edmonds ...
    Beautifully illustrated with a covetable rose gold foil cover, Modern Calligraphy is a step-by-step workbook for those wanting to learn this super trendy form of lettering.Written by Lucy Edmonds, the founder of Quill London, the book will guide readers through the first steps of pointed pen calligraphy, encouraging you to spend an hour a week developing and practicing the new skill. Designed for ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Teaching Design

    A Guide to Curriculum and Pedagogy for College Design Faculty and Teachers Who Use Design in Their Classrooms

    An Expertly Written Guidebook to Teaching Design at All LevelsTeaching Design provides a practical foundation for teaching about and through design. The exploding interest in design and design thinking calls for qualified faculty members who are well prepared for a variety of institutional settings and content areas. While designers know their disciplines, they frequently lack experience in ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Editing by Design

    The Classic Guide to Word-and-Picture Communication for Art Directors, Editors, Designers, and Students

    An Industry Classic, Revised for the Modern AgeThis classic guide to winning readers for designers, art directors, and editors, has been completely updated to be applicable to both online and print publication design. Because it has truths about effective visual communication that transcend ever-changing technology, this book has been in continuous publication since 1974. Revised with the careful ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Typographic Style Handbook

    A Guide to Typography from Libanus Press

    An elegant handbook in typography, for the professional and amateur text designer.Typographic Style Handbook is an indispensable new manual for anyone working with text - books, journals, company reports, websites or marketing material - who wishes to develop an understanding of how to produce clean, clear and consistent typography.The handbook is divided into three sections:General typesetting ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Art of Typewriting: Introductory Chapters

    This eBook version includes the Preface, Foreword and introductory texts only. Here is an authoritative and beautiful overview of the graphic art produced by artists, illustrators and writers who have used the typewriter as a tool and a medium. Marvin and Ruth Sackner mine the superlative collection they have created over four decades to present over 600 examples produced by more than 60 of the ... Read more


  • Logo Theory

    How Branding Design Really Works

    Ivan Chermayeff said of Logo Theory: "at last somebody actually understands what identity design is all about and how it is accomplished."• Learn why certain corporate identities have been used for decades, some for more than half a century, and still look contemporary, while others look dated and tired in only a few years.• There principles of identity design that don’t change, principles that ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • 1,000 Feelings for Which There Are No Names

    Translated by Isabel Fargo Cole ...
    A charming, thought-provoking, hand-lettered book for fans of The Book of Awesome and Wreck This Journal from the author of Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian LionsThey amaze us and hurt us, bring us to tears and make us laugh, delight us and keep us up at night: feelings that we know only too well, but which have eluded the English lexicon for so long. In 1,000 Feelings for Which There Are No Names, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • How To Write A Book: Simple Steps to Follow in the Journey of Writing a Successful Book in a Fun and Intelligent Way

    This is the one book that will help you write not only your first book, but every book you've ever dreamt of writing!Unlike the countless boring and serious materials you may find online that promise overnight success and deliver frustration in the end, this book has been written in a fun and engaging way to make the leaning process as easy and efficient as possible.In this book, the steps on how ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Copperplate Calligraphy

    by Dick Jackson ...
    No need for copper or plates to achieve the distinctive calligraphic script of eighteenth-century Europe ― just a pen, ink, and this comprehensive workbook will do. Master calligrapher Dick Jackson explains the basic strokes for almost all letters of the copperplate alphabet. Simple instructions and examples introduce the swirls, flourishes, strikings, and thick and thin strokes that make ... Read more

    $19.00 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • But Wait ... There's More!

    Tighten Your Abs, Make Millions, and Learn How the $100 Billion Infomercial Industry Sold Us Everything But the Kitchen Sink

    by Remy Stern ...
    Whether it was a Ginsu knife, George Foreman Grill, Tony Robbins' motivational book, kitchen device by Ron Popeil, or any of the countless other famous products that have been marketed on infomercials over the years, admit it: you or someone you know has bought one—and you're not alone. Last year, one out of every three Americans picked up the phone and ordered a product from a television ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD $19.99 AUD

  • An Introduction to Hand Lettering with Decorative Elements

    series Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography
    A treasure trove of lettering styles and decorative elements, this handy reference offers an abundance of eye-catching alphabets, numerals, ribbons, borders, flowers, banners, and other easy-to-trace embellishments. With this guide, it's easy to add a personal touch—humorous, dramatic, or romantic—to any handwritten message or meditative journal.Hundreds of ornaments, all of them hand-drawn by the ... Read more

    $24.87 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Le parole del libro

    a cura di Giuseppe Cantele e Elsa Zaupaintroduzione di Alessandro CoruboloQuesto volume raccoglie i lemmi che Giacinto Carena dedica ai termini tecnici riguardanti la tipografia e gli aspetti materiali del libro nel suo Vocabolario metodico d’arti e mestieri (1853), un’opera che è stata a lungo un modello di riferimento per i lessicografi, e ammirata anche da Alessandro Manzoni.Produzione della ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus