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Research

Bibliography

  1. Baines, Phil, and Haslam, Andrew.  Type & Typography.  New York: Watson Guptil, 2005
  2. Bringhurst, Robert.  The Elements of Typographic Style.  Vancouver: Hartley & Marks, 2005
  3. Cabarga, Leslie.  Learn FONTLAB Fast.  Los Angeles: Iconoclassics Publishing, 2007
  4. —.  The Logo, Font & Lettering Bible.  Cincinnati: HOW Design Books, 2004
  5. Cheng, Karen.  Designing Type.  New Haven: Yale UP, 2005
  6. Ellison, Andy.  The Complete Guide to Digital Type: Creative Use of Typography in the Digital Arts.  New York: Harper Collins, 2006
  7. Gordon, Bob.  Making Digital Type Look Good.  London: Thames & Hudson, 2001
  8. Hersch, Roger D., ed.  Visual and Technical Aspecs of Type.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993
  9. Karow, Peter.  Digital Typefaces: Descriptions and Formats.  Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1994
  10. Knuth, Donald E.  Digital Typography.  Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications, 1999
  11. —.  The METAFONTbook (Computers and Typesetting vol. C).  Reading MA: Addison Wesley, 1986
  12. —.  The TeXbook (Computers and Typesetting vol. A).  Reading MA: Addison Wesley, 1984
  13. Lamport, Leslie.  LaTeX: A Document Preparation System.  Reading MA: Addison Wesley, 1984
  14. Lawson, Alexander.  Anatomy of a Typeface.  Boston: David R. Godine, 1990
  15. Paterson, Donald G.  How To Make Type Readable.  New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1940

Online Articles

Unbound: Book Publishing in America —The Economist, June 5, 2008

The Future of the Book: part 1, part 2 —Red Room, May 28, 2008

The 21st Century Writer —The Futurist, July/August 2008

Freed from the Page, but a Book Nonetheless —New York Times, January 27, 2008

The Future of Digital Books —Wall Street Journal, May 19, 2008

About the Mad Scientist Running this Show

Noam Berg is a graduate Student in the Design and Technology MFA program at Parsons School for Design in New York City. He is also the (debatably) creative force behind Exfish Studio. Noam is obsessed with old vacuum tubes, type design, computers, guitars and comic books. Noam likes Thai sweet chili sauce, hats, suits & ties, Wacom tablets, Japanese green tea (with the toasted rice), nerdy science girls, many varieties of music, SLR cameras, AnarchoJudaism, lithography and pocket watches. Noam's not a big fan of cell phones, the cool kids, ugly and over-used fonts (you know who you are!) and talking about himself in the third person. Seriously, this is really weird. I'm gonna stop doing it now.