HOW July 2011

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HOW July 2011 Issue of HOWHOW’s July issue is chock-ful of resources and inspirational work that will help you hone your typography skills. You’ll 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.

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    Typographic Sins

    7 Typographic Sins Thou Shalt Not Commit

    Typographic Hell. It’s not a pleasant place to be. Some of us are headed there, and we’re making others suffer along the way. But fear not: Redemption is here. In the July Issue of HOW, designer and typography junkie Jim Godfrey tells of 34 Typographic sins (download all now) and how to free yourself...

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    Advice from Former New York Times Magazine Art Director

    If you’ve ever spent a lazy Sunday with The New York Times Magazine, you’ve probably admired some of Nancy Harris Rouemy’s jaw-dropping type and design work. Maybe you paused to admire a feature opener where she deconstructed a font and put it back together again like an abstract sculpture. Or perhaps you stopped to...

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    Display Type: Products Designers Will Love

    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...

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    The Secret Life of OpenType Features

    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.

    July 2011 Color and Typography Issue Table of Contents

    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.

    Friends of Type

    Get Inspired by Friends of Type

    What started out as a creative outlet, has turned into a hot spot for handmade type inspiration. Get inspired by the self-proclaimed type nerds and designers behind FriendsOfType.com. They built a creative venture around their mutual passion: Type.

    5 Web Font Services Reviewed

    HOW's technology columnist looks at five online services that let web designers use high-quality fonts beyond Arial, Times and Verdana. Find out which of these new tools is right for your web projects.