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  • 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.

 

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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Tim Brown on More Perfect Typography

More Perfect Typography is an inspiring presentation by Tim Brown, Type Manager for Typekit, at the latest Build conference.

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Erik Spiekermann On Fonts* On Deutsche Welle TV

A short video about typography by Erik Spiekermann – typographer, information designer, and founder of this incarnation of The FontFeed.

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Foundry Focus: Bold Monday

An interview with Paul van der Laan en Pieter van Rosmalen of the Dutch Bold Monday type foundry.

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OpenType in Adobe Creative Suite
The Raiders of The Lost Glyphs Pt. 1

This first tutorial looks at the Glyphs window in Adobe CS, and which OpenType functions can be accessed through the Character window.

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A Typographic Anatomy Lesson

Ligature, Loop & Stem have produced a modernist-style limited edition print with an overview of the vocabulary of typographic anatomy.

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