Type designers are fanatical; living, breathing and eating type as they strive to create fonts capable of withstanding the test of time. This new book aims to be the definitive resource for aspiring typographers with profiles and interviews of ten internationally renowned typeface designers on the state of typography. While they work with different alphabets or characters - Roman, Cyrillic and Chinese - they share a common bond as they work to improve visual communication. Also included is a showcase of contemporary applications. What's your type?