Building ligatures: the power of type

The 248-page book presents a well-balanced mix of know-how texts written by TypeTogether’s core team and essays by some of the most respected and influential design writers and experts in the typographic industry. Featured contributors include Fiona Ross, Catherine Dixon, Gerry Leonidas, Veronika Burian, and José Scaglione, among others. The book can be ordered on the TypeTogether🔗 website.

The publication has 248 pages, measures 156 × 232 mm, is printed on Fedrigoni Arena paper and is set in Bely🔗 and Lektorat🔗 fonts. Edited by Linda Kudrnovská, published by TypeTogether in April 2022.

In addition to the texts in the book, you will also find 15 selected fonts published by TypeTogether which are paired with their brief impressions by acclaimed theoreticians and font users

A unique feature of this publication is an original fold-out anatomy presenting a variety of world scripts. The reader can learn more about the anatomy of Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Devanagari, Greek, Latin, and the Thai alphabet

The texts are accompanied by a series of photographs documenting the life of the foundry from its beginnings to the present day

Nearly fifty contributors contributed to the book