InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign, 4th edition

  • Nigel French

InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign

ISBN-13:  9780134846712

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This fully updated guide shows students how to create beautiful type for print and web with Adobe InDesign. Using practical examples, loads of tips, and sidebars to provide additional detail, author Nigel French provides a comprehensive overview of all of InDesign's type features, including new features and Creative Cloud features not included in previous editions.


Starting with character formats and then moving through paragraph formats, styles and effects, and layouts, this book teaches all the skills students need to produce beautiful type.


More than ever, modern typographers need to be prepared to craft type that will be used in a wide variety of media, from the printed page to the high-resolution displays of mobile devices, and this new edition of InDesign Type is the perfect guidebook for them.

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1 About Type

CHAPTER 2 Type on the Page

CHAPTER 3 Type Choices

CHAPTER 4 Screen Typography

CHAPTER 5 Leading

CHAPTER 6 Alignment

CHAPTER 7 Letterspacing, Tracking, and Kerning

CHAPTER 8 Small (but Important) Details

CHAPTER 9 Paragraph Indents and Spacing

CHAPTER 10 Breaking (and Not Breaking)

CHAPTER 11 Tables

CHAPTER 12 Bullet and Number Lists

CHAPTER 13 Drop Caps

CHAPTER 14 Combine Typefaces

CHAPTER 15 Styles

CHAPTER 16 Type and Image

CHAPTER 17 Page Geometry, Grids, and White Space

APPENDIX Type Checklist 

Published by Adobe Press (June 6th 2018) - Copyright © 2018