Readability and legibility

Legibility and Readability

Legibility and readability both relate to the ease and clarity with which one reads any particular setting of type, but they actually refer to two different concepts. When most people look at a page, they don’t see typefaces and they don’t see type. They see words. They’re not admiring the page—they’re reading it, and reading […]

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Free Typography Ressources

Free Typography Ressources 2019

Free typography ressources for you. Typography isn’t just the frosting on the doughnut that is your text. Typography has consequences. That’s why I’ve gathered a list of the best free typography resources just for you. So you can keep elevating your designs through typography.   Free Typography Education E-courses, e-books, and more to start your […]

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Abstract colors - few hues and values

Color in Web Design – Few Hues and Many Values

Hues are the names of the colors and Value is the relative lightness or darkness of a color.   Color is immediate. It’s one of the first things you perceive about a design, along with basic forms and shapes. Yet the application of color to art and design is infinitely subtle. Master painters have studied it […]

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Color Harmony by Chris Lawton on Unsplash

Color Harmony

Striving for color harmony is essentially a pursuit of beauty. The enjoyment of colors, individually or in harmony, is experienced by the eye as an organ, and it communicates its pleasure to the rest of the man. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe . There is a theory in design that people will respect and care […]

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Typographic rules to remember

Typographic Rules to Remember

Good typographic design is mainly a combination of common sense and keeping things simple remembering a few rules. Typographers will tell you to eliminate widows and orphans. Typographers are MONSTERS!   Look at attractive examples of typographic designs that are similar to what you’re trying to create. The following list explains some basic rules. One […]

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Typeface

Typeface Selection

One of the best methods to decide which typeface to use is to have a clear understanding of its application. Will the type be digital or in print? Will it require a range of weights and postures? If it requires a variety of fractions and numerals, does the typeface have a complete set of OpenType […]

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Typography - The Anatomy of Letters

Typography – The Anatomy of Letters

Typography – The Anatomy of Letters Typography inspires us by reminding the world of a simpler time without connection. As designers, we can carry that fascination into our work by studying the makeup of letters   The detection of types is one of the most elementary branches of knowledge to the special expert in crime. […]

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Typography, typesetting and measurement

Typographic Measurement

Typesetting – All About Space Typography and typesetting is a game of controlling spaces, so its tools are all keyed to precise measuring. Because of the intimate scale in which typographic adjustments are made, type’s measurements have evolved independently of the coarser units used for other forms of craft or commerce. Although the metricsystem has […]

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