Use typefaces and web fonts more creatively with our expert-taught typography tutorials. In these courses you'll explore the language of fonts, from the basics of kerning and leading to using typography to add impact to your designs.

Develop an Eye for Type

Whether you design print or web, still or motion graphics, or even 2D or 3D materials, if you understand typography, you’ll have a whole slew of creative options to bolster your designs and messaging. Learn best practices for using typography effectively with expert instructors on lynda.com.

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  • view course page for InDesign CC EPUB Typography

    Learn how to create EPUBS with great typography in InDesign CC. Find out how to choose fonts, size and scale type, adjust alignment and spacing, and more.

    1h 0m

  • view course page for Textured Type Techniques

    Textured Type Techniques with Todd Gallopo

    Learn three analog techniques for creating textured typography: hand-cut type, transfer-textured type, and type with a chalky or hand-drawn look.

    24m 8s

  • view course page for Drawing Vector Graphics: Hand Lettering

    Learn how to hand-letter type and turn your letterform drawings into pristine vector graphics and custom typography.

    4h 25m

  • view course page for Logo Design Techniques

    Logo Design Techniques with Nigel French

    Deconstructs popular logos to explain why and how they work, and offers a methodical approach to creating a logo in Illustrator and Photoshop.

    3h 31m

  • view course page for Introduction to Graphic Design

    Learn the core skill areas (color, typography, and layout) as well as the core tools (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) used in graphic design.

    5h 58m

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