Knowing typography is the best way to improve as a designer. But the traditional books on typography can be very daunting to those starting. As visual people, an overly detailed or rules approach can be hard to process. Thankfully Font Bureau Senior Type Designer Cyrus Highsmith wrote an introduction to typography book perfect for visual learners.
I'm employing his methodology in my own Typography 1 course this semester, with great results.“If you can train yourself to see and think about white space in the context of a paragraph, and how all those different kinds of spaces relate to each other, you are off to a good start.” — Cyrus Highsmith
Read the Interview on Medium:https://medium.com/type-thursday/inside-paragraphs-6c7629d6d2b7#.u8o2rjf8s