Applied Typography is issued yearly by the Japan Typography Association. First launch1969 as the Japan Lettering Almanac and later renamed Applied Typography in 1976. The almanac has continued to record the history of excellence in typography. In addition,This Annual is totally 272 pages.
Though we retained a page layout established by previous volumes of Applied Typography, we’ve moved the grand prize and other best work pieces to the first half of the book so that through them we can see the judging standards for Applied Typography 30 in a clearer light. The cover design is a visualization of the character 令(rei), taken from the name of the new era, Reiwa,and the initials AP from Applied Typography. APalso stands for access point, signifying that this volume is an access point to the typography of the era.
This book has a sales plan of 2000 volumes and is selling well in Asia, mainly in Japan.