Thames & Hudson, London. 2006. 400 pages. (24.5 x 17.2 cm). Black cloth with dust jacket. Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout. New copy.
This handy sourcebook provides an accessible and easy-to-use selection of sans serif typefaces in current use, as well as sketches and first proofs by type designers. Along with classic sans serifs, it features redesigned typefaces such as Frutiger Next, from the old master Adrian Frutiger himself, and exquisite contemporary typefaces such as Tetria, Ambigue, Linotype Syntax, Compatil Fact , Fedra, Diverda, Textra, LT Vialog, Hildegard and Noa. Brimming with illustrations, and offering many insights into the relationship between typography and graphic design, this book will be an essential sourcebook for designers everywhere.