General InDesign User guides


How to create Type on a Path / Adobe

Adobe InDesign for Beginners Free Course from Envato by Daniel Walter Scott

Putting Type on the Top and Bottom of a Circle – InDesign Tip of the Week by Pariah Burke


This class doesn’t not require a specific textbook. Below see links to suggested readings about typography and tools:

Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Cloud – Revised Edition Chapters relevant to this class: 2, 4, 13, 14

From CityTech’s Library:
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Thinking with Type : A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, and Students
Lupton, Ellen
Princeton Architectural Press

Typography, Referenced : A Comprehensive Visual Guide to the Language, History, and Practice of Typography
Jason Tselentis, Allan Haley, Richard Poulin, Tony Seddon, Gerry Leonidas,
Ina Saltz, Kathryn Henderson, and Tyler Alterman
Quarto Publishing Group USA

Layout Essentials : 100 Design Principles for Using Grids,
Tondreau, Beth.
Rockport Publishers, 2008

Organizations & Educational Centers:

Type Directors Club

Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography (HMCT)


The Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography Cooper Union

Type Design Portals

Blogs, Showcases, Articles, others

Type Management

Free & Paid Fonts

Always read the licenses for fonts.

Type Foundries

The following list is just a few of the major type foundries where you can purchase fonts.

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(OER) Open Education Resources

Creative Commons
Public Domain Review
Open Library
OER Commons
Project Gutenberg
Smithsonian Libraries Art and Design