The authors of the following books work with type for a living, and although they weren’t all responsible for their book designs, I was intrigued to know what typeface combinations were chosen to represent their words.
A chapter from Ted Leonhardt’s new book Nail It: Stories for Designers on Negotiating with Confidence — a collection of true stories about designers getting the salaries they deserve.
You know the idea...
The book is a hardback reference catalogue that might make it a little easier to find the exact "blank slate" you're looking for. More than 1,000 images are labelled with codes that correspond to the TIFF files on the included DVD.
All images are available on white and on black backgrounds, except for the few in the sadly lacking "environment" section — it's a shame there isn't a wider variety here.
I've built a decent library of these images, but this is a nice alternative to signing up to a stock photography website, and I'm sure I'll make use of it at some point soon.
Bernadette Jiwa has released her new book, The Fortune Cookie Principle: The 20 keys to a great brand story and why your business needs one. Here’s an excerpt.