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.

 

Jonathan Hoefler & Steven Heller On “Please Explain: Typography”

Jonathan Hoefler and Steven Heller explain on The Leonard Lopate Show how typefaces are created and why typog­raphy is important to commu­ni­cation and design.

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New End User Licence Agreement For FontFonts

The new FontFont EULA permits embedding in any non-editable document, application, and even device, as long as the font is embedded as a subset in a secure format.

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Painless Font Installation

Installing fonts the old-​fashioned way made easy with FontShop’s slide shows that show you step by step what to do with the font files.

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“Typography For Lawyers” Gives Basic Type Tips

Matthew Butterick is a type designer turned lawyer who provides valuable typographic information on his educational website “Typography for Lawyers”.

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ATypI’09 Preview | Mexico, Forging The Character

“Mexico, Forging The Character” gives a concise overview of the history of type and lettering in Mexico.

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On The Evolution of Type by Means of Technological Advancements and Cultural Shifts

This interactive Twentieth Century Timeline of Typography is a concise overview of the pertinent moments in typography in the past century.

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Improve your typography skills with these basic tips and advanced tutorials.

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