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Font Choices in Layout

Choosing fonts and styling in a graphic design project can be the first, and most difficult hurdle when you begin any project. In my experience, the first problem I present myself with is deciding which typefaces to use when I set up my initial layout. My goal is to limit the layout to use four [...]

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The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst

To all the type guys and girls out there, we love our typography. And in my experience, there is not a more fundamental resource to own than a little book titled The Elements of Typographic Style written by Robert Bringhurst. I have been a proud owner of this book since 2001, and still love to [...]

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Font Choice Means the World to Design

Let’s face it, there are way too many typefaces available to us. Just like many other things in our world, font catalogs are full of clutter. I would love to see a font graveyard so that I can bury the ones I can’t stand to look at, and I’m not asking to see the “graveyard” [...]

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Old School Typography and Why It’s Awesome

I have had a tray of Univers lead type spanning multiple weights and full catalog of characters for years now. I also have great set of wood block type made up of random characters; extra heavy blocky fonts, ultra condensed poster fonts, and a few awkward italics and ampersands. I absolutely love having these because [...]

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