28 September 2008

The Designer 1945—2005

Rosemary Sassoon is a distinguished authority on typography, writing, and education - with publications as diverse as Computers and Typography, Signs, Symbols and Icons, Handwriting of the Twentieth Century, and Computers and Typography 2. What marks her out from many other writers on these issues is that she tends to test her ideas in the classroom - either by designing fonts to assist children's reading [Sassoon Primary] or researching how children learn to write. It was she who came up with the observation that the way children hold a pen has no relation to or effect on the clarity of their writing. Her latest book is about the development and training of designers over the last half century. She begins ... Read more >>

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