A powerfully designed headline can grab your readers’ attention and draw them in. Don’t squander these golden opportunities to communicate; instead, master the art of creating eye-catching, high-contrast headlines that refuse to be ignored.
Holiday cards, party invitations, one-of-a-kind gifts, thank-you notes – the holiday season provides countless opportunities to do personalized graphic projects. Seasonally-themed image fonts will help put you and your designs in a festive mood
OpenType fonts often contain a treasure trove of typographic options. Discover some easy ways to enhance your typography by taking advantage of discretionary ligatures, swashes or titling alternates – to name just a few.
Type Trading Cards: Cachet/Joanna
At first glance, Cachet appears to be constructed of straight and nearly straight strokes. A closer look, however, reveals several subtleties. Curved strokes have an almost calligraphic, spontaneity.
Type Trading Cards: Centaur/Ocean Sans
Centaur was originally designed in 1914, for the Metropolitan Museum, which was part of New York’s Grolier Club. Bruce Rogers drew the design, based on the type of the famous Renaissance printer Nicolas Jenson.
Take charge of your hyphens. To produce top-notch typography, don’t let your design application hyphenate phone numbers, URLs or proper names. Master these simple steps to show your hyphens who’s boss.
Help, I'm Lost In A Sea Of Typefaces, Part 2
By this time, youve already asked yourself some strategic questions about the goals of your project and the audience its being designed for. Now, youre ready to get down to the nitty-gritty of font selection.
Captions Part 2
The key to setting effective, legible captions is using the right tool for the right job: namely, caption fonts. These specially-designed fonts have been optimized for use at small sizes.
Word Spacing: How-to
we’ll take a closer look at how word spacing differs in text and display type and present the best ways to adjust it.
ALL CAPS: To set or not to set?
Setting blocks of text in all caps generally poses a risk to readability. Here’s our case for avoiding CAPITAL OFFENSES.