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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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