Typography

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Free Fonts for Valentines Day Designs

Seasonal advertising brings lots of work for freelance and in-house designers. Valentine’s Day is a holiday that requires stunning visuals and some typographical romanticism. Valentine’s Day: Love, Chocolate and Free…

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Creating Die Lines for Custom Die Cut Printing in Adobe Illustrator

  This post is best suited for graphic designers who will be working on a die cutting project and/or those of you who simply like to know how to do…

Creating Outlines from Type in Illustrator and InDesign

Why Do We Need to Outline Our Type? Before sending a file to a printer, there are a few important steps that must be considered.  One of those is making…

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5 Outstanding Websites to Download Free Commercial-Use Fonts

  After you have read our latest posts about Typography, I am sure you are ready to get out there and start practicing and coming up with new Typography concepts…

Typography: Kerning, Leading and Tracking

Kerning and Leading are ways to manipulate the spacing between characters. Spatial manipulation in type can be a very important tool. Some fonts need to have individual characters adjusted to…

Typography – Choosing Appropriate Fonts

  The Timbre of Fonts tim·bre/tambər/ Noun: The character or quality of a musical sound or voice as distinct from its pitch and intensity. Choosing an appropriate font for a…

Typography: Appropriate Typefaces – Serif vs. Sans-Serif

When working with typography, it is necessary to implement the most appropriate typefaces in order to correctly convey an idea.  The wrong typeface can create the wrong mood and mistake…

More Than Words: An Introduction to the Art of Typography

    ty·pog·ra·phy: Design or selection of letter forms to be organized into words and sentences and printed or displayed electronically – Encyclopedia Britannica When a person thinks of typography,…