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Tips For Using Fonts In Typography

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Pick­ing the right font and using it in the typo­graphy is a mys­ti­fy­ing pro­cess for many people. There are end­less choices of fonts, wheth­er you are look­ing for a nor­mal con­ven­tion­al look­ing font, or an innov­at­ive bunny or candy cane font.»

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Typography and Text Effects: A Beautiful Showcase

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«If you’re look­ing for inspir­a­tion for your own work with typo­graphy and text effects, there are plenty of amaz­ing examples avail­able. Gal­lery sites like Behance and devi­antART are great sources of inspir­a­tion.»

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Alan Kitching: A life in Letterpress

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«The good people at Laurence King recently sent over a copy of their fant­ast­ic new mono­graph, Alan Kitching—A Life in Let­ter­press. It’s quite bril­liant. You will have seen Alan’s work before, even if you’re not a graph­ic design­er.»

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Combining Typefaces Made Easy (Free eBook)

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«Since the intro­duc­tion of web fonts, the undi­vided vari­ety of typo­graphy is avail­able to web design­ers and their pro­jects. How­ever, com­bin­ing the right fonts is easi­er said than done. The free ebook “Com­bin­ing Typefaces” helps you find fonts that fit togeth­er nicely.»

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Typography: The First Roman Fonts

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«The Renais­sance affected change in every sphere of life, but per­haps one of its most endur­ing legacies are the let­ter­forms it bequeathed to us. But their her­it­age reaches far bey­ond the Itali­an Renais­sance to antiquity. In ancient Rome, the Repub­lic­an and Imper­i­al cap­it­als were joined by rus­tic cap­it­als, square cap­it­als (Imper­i­al Roman cap­it­als writ­ten with a brush), uncials, and half-uncials, in addi­tion to a more rap­idly penned curs­ive for every­day use.»

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How to choose an accessible typeface

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«Inclus­ive design is a hot top­ic and choos­ing an access­ible font for your web­site is import­ant for all brands, not just pub­lic bod­ies and char­it­ies. But how can you tell which typefaces are access­ible and does this mean a com­prom­ise in terms of design? Here are my top tips:»

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The Complete Guide To Typography In 21 Stunning Illustrations

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«Typo­graphy has become the num­ber one fea­ture of your work that grabs the atten­tion of your read­ers or cus­tom­ers if chosen cor­rectly. Wheth­er you are a design­er or a pub­lish­er, know­ing the ter­min­o­logy of Typo­graphy will def­in­itely come in handy. It may look bor­ing at first sight, but if you give it a chance, you might actu­ally end up dis­cov­er­ing new ways to attain per­fec­tion in your works.»

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40 Floral Typography Designs that Combine Flowers & Text

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«A beau­ti­ful design trend that has emerged recently is the com­bin­a­tion of flowers and text to pro­duce eleg­ant flor­al typo­graphy lay­outs. These designs merge botan­ic­al pho­to­graphs or illus­tra­tions with bold typo­graphy com­pos­i­tions by inter­twin­ing the flower stems, petals and leaves around the let­ters, which res­ults in a great sense of depth.»

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Top Font Pairing Tools And Font Combinations

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«Unless you want a bor­ing web­site, you will have to incor­por­ate a vari­ety of font com­bin­a­tions, in addi­tion to oth­er inter­est­ing imagery, designs, and effects. There are so many cool fonts out there; who says you have to choose just one? You can mix and match until you find the right com­bin­a­tion that stands out the most, and the best part – you don’t have to do it on your own if you’d rather not.»

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A new logo for the Sydney Opera House

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«The Sydney Opera House is fam­ous world­wide for its auda­cious archi­tec­ture, it’s one of the few build­ings in the world that makes the sky­line of a city instantly recog­niz­able. While the new logo designed for the Opera will prob­ably not get as much atten­tion as the building’s archi­tec­ture, it is still innov­at­ive and worth tak­ing […]»

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