After two years of research, writing and design, we are pleased to announce the release of the 6th Edition of Typographic Design: Form and Communication. We are extremely grateful to Rob Carter and Sandy Wheeler for entrusting us with this important title and are humbled to add our names to the list of authors.

Additionally we wish to thank the following people for their contributions to the 6th Edition of this book: At John Wiley & Sons, Executive Editor Margaret Cummins, Assistant Editor Lauren Poplawski, and Senior Production Editor David Sassian guided this book through the editorial and production phases. Rob Carter, Sandra Wheeler, and Libby Phillips Meggs were sage guides, providing invaluable insight and advice. Jeff Bellantoni and Jennifer Bernstein generously shared information and lent critical eyes to Chapter 9. Jo-Elle Burgard and Sharon Forrence provided research and design assistance. At Maryland Institute College of Art, Brockett Horne, Ellen Lupton, Jennifer Cole Phillips, and Zvezdana Stojmirovic offered support and encouragement.