When presenting blocks of text on a screen, what is the ideal width to apply to it for optimal readability? Also, is there a maximum width one should adhere to? I am laying out large blocks of text ...
I really want to learn the basics of type. However, there are so many books on the subject that I get overwhelmed while searching.
What process do you use to select a typeface? How do you determine which types are best for long passages of text, which are best for headlines, etc.?