Now, I don’t know exactly what Google bases it’s auto-complete suggestions on, but presumably it’s built around popular search terms. If this is the case, the graphic design community may be harbouring a dirty little secret.
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Typography meets science in this poster design, with good looking results.
Continue reading: The Periodic Table of Typefaces
Two fonts of the same point size can appear radically different, and one size does not fit all.
Continue reading: Why equal point sizes of type are not the same
Great typography isn’t just for printing on paper.
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With thousands of different typefaces available, it’s helpful to have a few dozen that act as the base of your collection. Here’s a collection of 10 sans typefaces that every graphic designer should know.
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A collection of logotype design favourites.
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I recently began a job for a client, designing a brochure for a retirement village which was to be printed in CMYK. Everything was going fine then someone said it… brown text.
While extremely accurate, printers are not 100% perfect. Depending on the circumstances, there is the potential for a tiny amount of mis-registration between the 4 layers of ink. For printing reasonable size body copy, headings this usually isn’t an issue. For fine serifs and smaller text though, it can be come a problem.
Continue reading: Printing type in colour; CMYK vs Pantone/Spot colour printing
With the thousands of different typefaces available, it’s critical to have a select few that act as the base of your collection. Listed below are dozen popular fonts ( and a little history ) that you’ll find in many designs.
Continue reading: Serif fonts for designers
Posted here is a collection of excellent typographic portraits, starting with Actor Mos Def.
Continue reading: Top typographic portraits