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    Recommendations for learning Typography?

    Or font making, whatever the correct term is.. Any particularly good books on the subject? It's an art form I'd love to incorporate into my practices.
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    Yes there are quite a few, I have one which is quite good actually even if it's a Walter Foster how to book.

    I've always had a big interest in hand lettering, designing the letters in grid paper is very fun.
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    I like this Dover book, it's pre 1960's and has all the hand crafted stuff in it.

    Otherwise this site has all the info, it's full of profesional typographers.
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