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Tony Seddon is a freelance designer, art director, and writer living in the UK. He specializes in book design and design for print, and his published work includes Graphic Design for Nondesigners (2009), 20th-Century Design (2014), and The Evolution of Type (2015).


"A go-to handbook unencumbered by excess. . . . easy to use. . . . Those seeking to master typography will find Seddon's book invaluable."-J. C. Burns, Choice -- J. C. Burns * Choice *
"An entertaining resource . . . The book's appearance as a no-frills guide makes the witty nature of Tony Seddon's text a welcome surprise. Each chapter accomplishes the difficult task of providing in-depth information without becoming tedious. . . . An easy, but thorough read."-Vada D. Komistra, ARLIS/NA Reviews -- Vada D. Komistra * ARLIS/NA Reviews *
"When a book's introduction hails `type nerds,' I can't resist . . . In this book, Tony Seddon equips you with all the facts you might need for any rigorous typography debate with fellow nerds. . . . Get it for the keyboard shortcut list alone: the quickest way to that pilcrow."-Communication Arts * Communication Arts *

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