“There is nothing you need to understand about using type that’s not in this book.”—Legendary type designer Matthew Carter
What goes on inside a paragraph of printed text? Cyrus Highsmith’s Inside Paragraphs is an essential primer on the basics of typography that focuses specifically on the role of printed text within a paragraph. Engaging full-page illustrations and Highsmith’s accessible explanations show the role of white space between letters, words, and lines. Perfect for students and professionals alike, this updated edition includes a new preface.
Cyrus Highsmith is a typographer, teacher, author, and graphic artist. He teaches at Rhode Island School of Design and is the founder and creative director of Occupant Fonts. In 2015, he received the Gerrit Noordzij Prize for extraordinary contributions to the fields of type design, typography, and type education.