Typography

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Tips and Considerations When Choosing a Typeface (with Infographic)

by Cameron Chapman

The right typeface can make a design, while the wrong one can definitely break it. There are a few things designers can keep in mind to make typeface selection easier and more focused.

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Mini Tutorial – A Guide to Font Combinations

by Cameron Chapman

Effective font combinations are a hallmark of good design. It’s vital that designers master this skill if they want to create exceptional designs that set them apart from their contemporaries.

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How to Structure an Effective Typographic Hierarchy

by Cameron Chapman

Since designers work with so much text-based content, creating an effective typographic hierarchy—one that clearly shows what information is most important—is a vital skill for designers to master.

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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

Designers love to hate some fonts. We're introducing a simple process and seven easy steps that can quickly transform a typeface into something better and can turn a font into a beautiful logotype.

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