Typokniha – Guide to creating printed materials

Typokniha is a publication that guides the reader through the basic principles of creating printed materials – brochures, books, magazines, catalogues, posters, etc. It focuses on effective typesetting, provides an overview of typographic rules, offers clever techniques and tips to make work easier, and even looks at proofreading and preparing print data. The project includes a website, www.typokniha.cz🔗, where readers can find examples of recommended application settings as well as files that make it easy to create error-free files for the printer.

Typokniha won the first place – the Ministry of Culture Award – in the category Textbooks and other didactic aids in The Most Beautiful Czech Books of the Year 2020 competition🔗. The book was reprinted twice and became a bestseller of the UMPRUM Publishing House🔗, which published it.

The publication is designed by the author, has 260 pages and is printed in two colours, black and Pantone 172 U. It is set with the Plantin🔗 font by Monotype and Adapter🔗 by Rosetta Type Foundry. The cover uses a custom typeface Pozorius. The publication was printed by Serifa🔗 in Prague.