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Copyright © 2016 Donny Trương
All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without permission from the author.

  • Advisor: Jandos Rothstein
  • Copyeditors: Trang Nguyễn, Raymond Schwartz, and Chris Silverman
  • Designer & Publisher: Donny Trương
  • Editor: Linh Nguyễn
  • Proofreader: Jim Van Meer

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  • Bringhurst, Robert. The Elements of Typographic Style. (Washington: Hartley & Marks Press, 2008).
  • Cheng, Karen. Designing Type. (Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2005).
  • Gaultney, J. Victor. “Problems of Diacritic Design for Latin Script Text Faces,” (MA thesis, University of Reading, 2002).
  • Nguyễn, Đình Hòa. “An Outline of Vietnamese,” The Vietnam Forum 11 (Connecticut: Yale Southeast Asia Studies, 1988).
  • Thompson, Laurence. A Vietnamese Grammar. (Washington: University of Washington Press, 1965).

Online Resources

Vietnamese Fonts


Thanks to professor Jandos Rothstein for his guidance in working with me on this final project to complete my Master of Arts in Graphic Design.

Deep gratitude to Linh Nguyễn for her critical evaluation of the first draft. Based on her invaluable feedback, I rewrote almost everything.

Big up to Jim Van Meer for his meticulous proofreading of the early drafts.

Props to Trang Nguyễn, Raymond Schwartz, and Chris Silverman for their thorough editing, detailed assessments, and indispensable inputs.

Huge appreciation to Phạm Đam Ca for taking his time to explain to me the nuances of Vietnamese type design.

Mad love to my wife Nguyễn Đức Hải Dung for her support and enlightenment.

About the Author

Donny Truong is a designer with a passion for typography and the web. He received his MA in Graphic Design from the George Mason University School of Art, where he taught advanced web design and usability. He is also the author of Professional Web Typography.


This website was designed by Donny Trương using HTML, SCSS and some PHP. The text face is Garamond Premier. Subheads, captions, and UI elements are set in Acumin. Both typefaces designed by Robert Slimbach. Fonts are served through Typekit.


I welcome corrections, suggestions, and revisions to this book. You can reach me at [email protected] or @visualgui on Twitter.