A selection of books for your reading pleasure:

Aldersley-Williams, Hugh (1990) Cranbrook Design: The New Discourse, New York, Rizzoli International

Amrose, Gavin & Harris, Paul (2010) The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production, Lausanne, AVA Publishing

Annink, Ed & Bruinsma, Max (editors) (2010) Gerd Arntz: Graphic Designer, Rotterdam, 010 Publishers

Bestley, Russell & Noble, Ian (2005) Visual Research: An Introduction to Research Methodologies in Graphic Design, Lausanne, AVA

Bierut, Michael, Drenttel, William & Heller, Steven (editors) (1994) Looking Closer: Critical Writings on Graphic Design, New York, Allworth Press

Bierut, Michael, Drenttel, William & Heller, Steven (editors) (2006) Looking Closer Five: Critical Writings on Graphic Design, New York, Allworth Press

Birdsall, Derek (2004) Notes on Book Design, New Haven & London, Yale University Press

Bos, Ben (2011) TD 63-73 Total Design and Its Pioneering Role in Graphic Design, London, Unit Editions

Bourdieu, Pierre (2010) Distinction, London Routledge

Brook, Tony (ed.) (2011) Wim Crouwel: A Graphic Odyssey, London, Unit Editions/Design Museum

Chermayeff, Ivan and Geismar, Tom (1959) Watching Words Move, San Francisco, Chronicle Books

Crow, David (2006) Left to Right: The Cultural Shift from Words to Pictures, Lausanne, AVA Publishers

Crow, David (2003) Visible Signs: An Introduction to Semiotics, Lausanne, AVA Publishers

Davidson, Alan (2009) The Penguin Companion to Food, London, Penguin

De Bondt, Sara & Muggeridge, Fraser (2009) The Form of the Book Book, London, Occasional Papers

Experimental Jetset 2015), Statement and Counter-Statement, Amsterdam, Roma Publications

Gill, Eric (1988) An Essay on Typography, London, Lund Humphries

Guixé, Martí (2010) Food Designing, Mantova, Corraini Edizioni

Hall, Sean (2007) This Means This, This Means That: A User's Guide to Semiotics, London, Laurence King

Heller, Steven & Meggs, Phillip B (editors) (2001) Texts on Type: Critical Writings on Typography, New York, Allworth Press

Hochuli, Jost (2008) Detail in Typography, London, Hyphen Press

Hochuli, Jost (2002) Printed Matter, Mainly Books, Zürich, Verlag Niggli

Hochuli, Jost & Kinross, Robin (1996) Designing Books; Practice and Theory, London, Hyphen Press

Huygen, Frederike (2015) Wim Crouwel: Modernist, Eindhoven, Lecturis

Kane, John (2002) A Type Primer, London, Laurence King

Kinross, Robin (editor) (2000) Anthony Froshaug, London, Hyphen Press

Kinross, Robin (1994) Fellow Readers: Notes on Multiplied Language, London, Hyphen Press

Kinross, Robin (2002) Unjustified Texts: Perspectives on Typography, London, Hyphen Press

Kunz, Willi (2003) Typography: Formation + TransFormation, Zürich, Verlag Niggli

Kunz, Willi (1998) Typography: Macro- + Microaesthetics, Zürich, Verlag Niggli

Leborg, Christian (2004) Visual Grammar, New York, Princeton Architectural Press

Lüthi, Louis (2010) On the Self-Reflexive Page, Amsterdam, Roma Publications

McLean, Ruari (1975) Jan Tschichold: Typographer, London, Lund Humphries

Montanari, Massimo (2006) Food Is Culture, Columbia, Columbia University Press

Ong, Walter J (1982) Orality and Literacy, London, Routledge

Poynor, Rick, Booth-Clibborn, Edward (1991) Typography Now: The Next Wave, London, Booth-Clibborn Editions

Poynor, Rick, (1993) The Graphic Edge, London, Booth-Clibborn Editions

Purcell, Kerry William (2006) Josef Müller-Brockmann, London, Phaidon

Rose, Gillian (2007) Visual Methodologies, London, Sage Publications

Ruder, Emile (1967) Typographie, Basel, Niggli

Salonen, Emmi (2010) Common Interest: Documents, Barcelona, Index Books

Schmid, Helmut (2003) Typography Today, Tokyo, Seibundo Shinkosha Publishing Co. Ltd

Swann, Cal (1991) Language and Typography, London, Lund Humphries

Tilson, Jake (2006) A Tale of 12 Kitchens, London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson




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