We got in our hands the very cool book we were waiting for written by Ellen Lupton and published by Princeton Architectural Press called Type on screen.
About Type on screen
This book is the long awaited follow-up to the bestsellet thinking with type. It self describes as a critical guide for designers, writers, developers & students. In deed it is an introduction to using typogrpahy on screen based applications such as film, video, web and modern mobile apps. The primer shows practically how to combine classic principles with new technologies. The book offers a guidance how to choose the right type for screens, how to style it beautiful and make a functional use of it. The textbook could also be used for web, interaction and motion graphic design studies. It is definitely on college level.
We recommend the book to everyone interested in typography and designing digitally for screens.