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Typography + Fonts: The Best Fonts for Web & Graphic Design
Get typography tips and tricks from the author of Mastering Type. Learn about everything from kerning to font pairing.
Don’t know your old style letterforms from your transitional or your sans serif from your slab serif? Get a brief type classification primer.
From websites to books to conferences, a noted type expert and educator, Dr. Shelley Gruendler, reveals her favorite resources to transform you from typography novice to pro.
It’s tough to miss all the letters and numbers showing up in housewares, fashion and accessory design. Display your love of type by wearing it, working it and showing it off. If you loved all the type products featured in HOW’s July 2011 issue, here are 38 more typographic goods to add a little letter to your life.
Type designers are comfortable with the potential and practical use of OpenType features while many graphic designers are still hesitant to use them. Expert Martin Wenzel unlocks the secret life of OpenType Features.
Yulia Brodskaya refers to her innovative artwork as “papergraphic.” She uses thin strips of paper to create intricate illustrations full of fluid lines and decorative curls and swirls.
Discover new fonts to try, must-read blogs and books, tips for setting type, font-inspired products to buy and inspiring designers to add to your must-watch list. Plus, check out the winners of the first annual Color in Design Awards for more design inspiration and the Type Foundry Index.
This book not only has gorgeous, inspirational examples of handmade letterforms, but also really useful tutorials and behind-the-design information. The author covers virtually every possible way to create typography, including illustration, digital rendering, hand-drawn, printed and stitched, and found object …