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A Beautifully Illustrated Glossary Of Typographic Terms You Should Know

<i>The world of typography often seems like it has its very own language, full of serifs, strokes, and swashes.</i>Sorting out all those terms can be …

Typography

Pantone Reveals Color of the Year for 2016

How To Prepare Your Artwork for Special Print Effects

It’s every print designer’s dream to work on a project that involves special print effects. Varnishes, fluorescents, foils and embossing are just …

Graphics

font design, online

Glyphr Studio is a free, web based font designer. Version 1 is here!<p>Font design has a high barrier of entry. Professional font design programs are …

Typography

The 10 Golden Rules of Simple, Clean Design

There’s a lot more to simple design than you think. A product such as the iPhone may appear clean and unobtrusive to the naked eye, but there’s a lot …

Watch: Sign Painter Demonstrates Elegant Calligraphy Lettering Techniques

<b>Film-maker Will Dohrn</b> has filmed a video of London-based artist and sign painter Ged Palmer demonstrating various lovely calligraphy and lettering …

Typography

Erik Spiekermann - Putting Back the Face into Typeface

Prototypo | Streamlining font creation

Update #1: Interview, Stretch Goals, Add-On and Upcoming Events<p>Update #2: Co:de/*sign presentation, Free Software contributions and clarification on …

Printing Graphics: What Type of Paper to Use

<i>Advertisement</i><p>A quick walk down the paper aisle at your office supply store can quickly become confusing with all the different types of paper you can …

10 Rules of Composition All Designers Live By

<i>You could have the most beautiful graphic elements in the world, but if your composition isn’t up to scratch, all of that goes out the window.</i>So, …

Graphic Design

How Monotype Remastered Eric Gill For The 21st Century

Two of the British typeface designer’s most famous fonts, Gill Sans and Joanna, aren’t just better than ever. They’ve given birth.<p>First created by famed British typeface designer Eric Gill in 1928, Gill Sans has been used over the years by everyone from the BBC to Ferris Bueller. Its most iconic …

Typography

Canva’s Ultimate Guide to Font Pairing

<i>Choosing one typeface isn’t so hard, but how do you choose a pair, or maybe three?</i>Whether you know it or not, different font combinations create …

Typography

PROTOTYPO — Interview

Yannick Mathey and Louis-Rémi Babé — (ByteFoundry)<p>Founders of the open-source online typeface editor Prototypo.<p>The Prototypo project is already on …

A Crash Course in Typography: The Basics of Type

Typography could be considered the most important part of any design. It’s definitely among the most important elements of any design project. And …

Typography

11 kerning tips for improving your typography

In typography, <b>kerning</b> is defined as the adjustment of space between two individual letters. It’s also not an uncommon thing to neglect when you’re …