Library wordmark files
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- Scaleable EPS graphics, for graphic design & professional print uses
Bibliography of books helpful to designers
Bierut, Michael. Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design. New York: Princeton Architectural, 2007. Print.
Amusing and wise, Bierut's essays are a complete pleasure to read.
Blumenthal, Joseph. Art of the Printed Book, 1455-1955: Masterpieces of Typography through Five Centuries. Boston: Godine, 1978. Print.
This book beautifully sets forth the canon of Western typography. Its brief biographical histories of printers and type designers are especially useful.
Bringhurst, Robert. The Elements of Typographic Style. Vancouver: Hartley & Marks, 2012. Print.
Bringhurst's book is the modern classic of typographic practice. It is the one essential book on this list.
Dowding, Geoffrey. Finer Points in the Spacing & Arrangement of Type. Point Roberts, WA: Hartley & Marks, 1995. Print.
Geoffrey Dowding's clear pronouncements about typography divide his audiences. He will either be your guiding light or the writer who put you off typography forever, according to your temperament.
Lupton, Ellen. "Ellen Lupton: Thinking W/Type." Ellen Lupton: Thinking W/Type. Princeton Architectural Press, 2009. Web.
http://www.papress.com/other/thinkingwithtype/index.htm This is the useful companion Web site to Lupton's book by the similar name.
Lupton, Ellen. Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students. New York: Princeton Architectural, 2004. Print.
Thinking with Type is a strong introduction to typography, showing designers typographic strategies for building "concepts" into the forms they make.
Rogers, Bruce, and James Hendrickson. Paragraphs on Printing: With Occasional Notes and Illustrations. New York: Dover Publications, 1979. Print. Paragraphs was written and illustrated with examples of his own work by Bruce Rogers, considered by many to have been the most accomplished book designer of the twentieth century. This book gives readers a glimpse into the culture of book typography that has so influenced graphic design at Yale.
Image resources at Yale
- The Yale Photo Collection is managed by the Office of Public Affairs & Communications and offers a range of campus, people, and event shots from across the institution. Photographs are available free of charge for official and affiliated Yale University publications and websites. Search for photos of the Library using keyword “library” in the “search photos” section.
- Manuscripts and Archives Digital Image database
- Beinecke Digital Library
- Yale University Library Digital Collections (which includes the Visual Resources Collection)