Advent book giveaway Visual Dictionary of Typography

Comment to win The Visual Dictionary of Typography by Gavin Ambrose and Paul Harris!

This may be our favourite visual dictionary. Lots of great images and interesting terms – for those who know type and for those who don’t. A perfect Christmas gift for anyone interested in design.

‘Great book, easy reference guide, wonderful resource, essential reading as part of any designer’s toolkit. Clear and accessible page layout, really usable.’
– Vanessa Scott, Manchester College, UK


And we can announce that yesterday’s winner is…Gareth! Please email press@avabooks.co.uk with your postal address and we can send Basics Film-Making 04: The Language of Film to you.


  1. 1) I love AVA books. Really.
    2) I love books.
    3) I love typography.
    4) Thank you.
    5) From Russia.

  2. This book would be a huge help over the holidays while I plan lessons, hone skills and brush up for another year of teaching graphic design!

  3. I think this book provides comprehensive guide of Typography, which is very useful for designers. With visual language and examples, it helps give us better understanding of professional terms used in the world of typography

  4. I’m planning to study typography next year, and I think this book is a great introduction to the course. This would greatly help a beginner like me understand typography terms and techniques with its visual examples and meaningful explanations.

    It’s really the perfect Christmas gift for me!

    Hopefully wishing from Manila :)

  5. Typography is essential part of graphic design, and this book should be the most important reference for my study in terms of understanding visual grammar. I need dictionary to express my visual language.

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