by Matthew Butterick
Publisher: practicaltypography.com 2013
A few hundred years of type and typography have established rules that only a fool would ignore. For all those who need to communicate clearly and even add a modicum of aesthetic value to their messages, this publication provides everything you always wanted to ask but didn't know how to.
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