SHAPING TEXT is a designer’s compendium into Typography. This title takes a practical and broad approach to typography. It is carefully crafted to suit design students and graphic designers as the book examines why and how typographic designs works well in a given context. Shaping Text begins by looking at graphic products and then examines the constituting elements that includes; type, image, ornament, layout and even colour. In this title, historic examples are only used as references. Shaping Text discusses the state of art in type design and technology and assist designers to overcome typography problems that they are struggling with.