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MICA Design Facutly Update Classic Typography Text

Sandra Maxa and Mark Sanders co-author Sixth Edition of "Typographic Design: Form and Communication"

Posted 12.05.14 by Office of Graduate Studies

After two years of research, writing and design, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Graphic Design Director Sandra Maxa and Graphic Design faculty Mark Sanders are pleased to announce the release of the 6th Edition of Typographic Design: Form and Communication

First published in 1985, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to typography as a communication tool and includes a wide array of illustrations, charts, images and type samples, featuring the work of MICA Graphic Design graduate and undergraduate students.

Sandra Maxa and Mark Sanders were recently interviewed by Ned Drew of AIGA Design Educators Community. Read the interview to learn about Maxa and Sanders' process of re-envisioning the book, or visit  the authors' website, http://upwithq.com, for a synopsis of their changes.

Typogrophic Design: Form and Communication is available for purchase at Amazon and  Wiley Publishing.

From Wiley Publishing: Typographic Design: Form and Communication, Sixth Edition is the latest update to the classic typography text that covers all aspects of designing with type. Revised to reflect the shift in graphic design conception and understanding, the book contains a brand-new exploration of typography in media versus typography in motion, and provides the latest information on emerging trends and technology in the design process. Full-color images showcase recent design examples and a companion website features a robust collection of resources for students and instructors. Striking a balance between fundamental information and pivotal new knowledge and ideas, the book provides the perfect basis for engaging new learners as well as seasoned professionals.