Book design, readability and X-height

As part of our presentation with the Apex Writers Group in March, our art director, Gayle Hendricks, made a graphic to convey how x-height in type changes our experience when reading books. She chose some common typefaces that read easily.

As authors we often don’t think about book design. As authors, we don’t think about the impact it has on the reader experience.

Published by Angel Ackerman

Writer, Editor, Traveler, Fashionista, Francophile, Student and Mother Publisher at Parisian Phoenix ( Author of the Fashion and Fiends series

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