Books on Typography & Graphic Design

Lupton, Ellen and Jennifer Cole Phillips. Graphic Design: The New Basics; Second Edition, Revised and Expanded. Chronicle Books. 2015. ISBN: 9781616894559

Lupton, Ellen. Indie Publishing: How To Design and Produce Your Own Book. Princeton Architectural Press. 2008. ISBN: 1568987609

Lupton, Ellen. Thinking With Type. Princeton Architectural Press. Princeton Architectural Press. 2010. ISBN: 1568989695

Johansson, Kaj, Peter Lundberg, and Robert Ryberg. A Guide to Graphic Print Production. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-0-470-90792-4


Armstrong, Hellen. Graphic Design Theory: Readings From the Field.

Shaughnessy, Adrian. Graphic Design: A User’s Manual. London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd. 2009.

Bringhurst, Robert. The Elements of Typographic Style.

McLean, Ruari. The Thames and Hudson Manual of Typography.

Elam, Kimberly. Grid Systems.

Tufte, Edward. Envisioning Information.

Tufte, Edward. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.

Tufte, Edward. Visual Explanations.

Spiekermann, Erik. Stop Stealing Sheep.

Gill, Eric. An Essay on Typography.

Hochuli, Joost; Kinross, Robin. Designing Books.

McQuade, Donald; McQuade, Christine. Seeing & Writing. Bedford/St. Martin’s. Boston, MA. 2000.

Wilde, Richard and Judith. Visual Literacy: A Conceptual Approach to Graphic Problem Solving (New York: Watson‑Guptill Publications, 1991).