Type Tips

  • Typography Basics

    Refresh yourself with the terminology and fundamentals required for sound typesetting.

  • Typography Tutorials

    Step-by-step methods for getting the most out of your fonts and graphic design software.

 

Making Books In The Days Of The Linotype

A vintage short documentary produced by Encyclopædia Britannica Films Inc. in 1947 explains the process from copy setting to binding.

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Stop Motion Video Introduces The Vocabulary Of Typography

This stop-motion animation by Lynn Kiang explains the grammar of typography in the RISD letterpress shop.

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FontBook, A New Way Of Looking At Type

The comprehensive specimens in the FontBook app for iPad offer several layers of information for each featured typeface.

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FontBook, A New Way Of Combining & Comparing And Sharing Typefaces

A little tutorial to get you acquainted with the new functionalities of the new FontBook app for iPad.

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FontFont Subsetter Elegantly Slims Down Webfonts

This free online tool enables users to tailor webfonts to perfectly suit their needs, drastically reducing their file size in the process.

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Lovely Video Shows The Process Of Letterpress Printing

Graphic and motion designer Naomi Ross produced a gorgeous instructional video showing the process of printing letterpress with wood type.

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Typography For Lawyers – The Book

Review of “Typography for Lawyers”, the first guide to the essentials of typography aimed specifically at lawyers.

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Mac OS X 10.6.7 Update Causes Problems With OpenType Fonts

The issues in Mac OS X 10.6.7 occur with PostScript-flavoured OpenType fonts, and concern PDF files and printing.

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