Tag Archives: Type Tips

5 Top Hand-Lettering Tips for Beginners

Lettering designs are downright gorgeous, and a useful skill for designers to master. The good news is that anyone can learn it – it just takes practice. We compiled some hand-lettering tips from HOW Design University‘s lettering extraordinaire, Denise Bosler, to get you started in your lettering practice. First, you need the right tools....

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...

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.