Oh, Stephen. You can’t mention education and not talk about Ilene Strizver. Come October you (this is the collective you) could be attending the Typography Master Classes through the Type Director’s Club, where you can spend some quality time with one of the industry’s most energetic personalities.
And while we’re on the subject of books, take a look at Type Rules!, a more contemporary manual compared to Craig’s Designing with Type. In addition to a brief history of the alphabet, it also gets deeper into the technology designers use today.
See also: Typography In Education Panel at TypeCon2003
Dyana Weissman is a typeface designer at Font Bureau. She has been a presenter at ATypI, TypeCon, and Type Camp, but also enjoys sharing her expertise locally with college students, wizard rock bands, and astrophysicists.
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The Anatomy of Type
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Lettering on storefronts.