Typography

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Dissecting the Intricacies of Typography Anatomy (with Infographic)

by Micah Bowers

The letters used to construct our written languages have their own anatomical features. Here is a collection of lesser-known letter parts that every designer should be aware of (with an awesome infographic).

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Understanding the Nuances of Typeface Classification

by Cameron Chapman

Possibly with the exception of color, the typeface styles used in a design have a greater impact on the way a user perceives that design than virtually any other individual design element.

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UI Design Best Practices and Common Mistakes

by Micah Bowers

The most progressive and interesting designers steer clear of visually stale design solutions and ditch restrictive rules by learning UI design best practices and avoiding common design mistakes.

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Power of the Pen – A Hand Lettering Tutorial

by Micah Bowers

Hand lettering is an art form in revival and a powerful branding tool. See inspiring examples from the world’s best letterers and learn a step-by-step approach to start your own lettering practice.

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Things You Might Not Know About Typography in Sketch

by Wojciech Dobry

When working with typography, Sketch comes up short, especially when you compare it with the most popular design tools out there. In this article, we’ll give you quick tips to compensate for its shortcomings with typography.

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How to Create Custom Fonts: 7 Steps and 3 Case Studies

by Micah Bowers

Learn to turn Comic Sans and other hated fonts into beautiful logotypes in seven easy steps.

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Tutorial: How To Create A Custom Icon Webfont

by Ivo Gregurec

The possibility of embedding a custom font in an HTML website revolutionized the potential of web development and opened up many new possibilities for designers. The key advantage of custom fonts over sprite graphics is their superior load time, but that's not the only benefit. In this article, Toptal Freelance Designer Ivo Gregurec explains how you can build your very own icon font, allowing you to create a consistently unique style, unified line weight, and pixel-perfect results.

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