4 essential reads to help improve your typography skills

Some of my personal favourites for gaining a better understanding of Typography

Marc Andrew
5 min readApr 12, 2022
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Typography is such a key component in how your site (or app) and the information inside of it is presented and understood.

A greater understanding of typography can make the difference between a great design and a mediocre one.

There are plenty of excellent learning materials out there, and one of those is the regular ol’ book. Yes. Real physical books.

Here I share a few of my personal favourites to better understand Typography…

The Elements of Typographic Style

by Robert Bringhurst

In Art & Design college, this was one of those books thrust upon you. The web was not even a whisper then. It was all Design for Print at that time, and this was the guide (even before it was referred to as the ‘Typographers Bible’) that you were expected to reference consistently.

Now. To someone just venturing into the world of typography, The Elements of

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Marc Andrew

Designer of 25+ Years. Now offering my design services at All You Can Design https://allyoucan.co/