Thoughts on: Just My Type: by Simon Garfield
5 Stars , Latest Posts , Non-Fiction / September 7, 2011

About: “Just My Type: A Book About Fonts” by Simon Garfield is a nonfiction book about fonts. After reading this book I will never look at signs the same way again. 356 pages Pub­lisher: Gotham ISBN: 1592406521 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Just My Type” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. My rating for Just My Type  – 5 Buy & Save on “Just My Type” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon |Book Depos­i­tory US | Book Depos­i­tory UK Thoughts: “Just My Type” by Simon Garfield (website | Twitter) is a humorous and entertaining book which will change the way you look at the world. Like me, most people probably don’t think much about fonts, unless they’re ugly, unfitting or difficult to read. As it turned out there are font aficionados out there, enough to merit heavy discussions on IKEA changing its font and to religiously maintain Internet groups. That is not including those whose livelihood depends on fonts (authors, designers, advertisers, etc.). Pangram: a phrase that contains all of the letters of the alphabetIf you know nothing about typography don’t worry, the second chapter explains common terms which you’ll want…

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