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.

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  • Nigel French

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6 Typography courses · 523 video tutorials
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  • view course page for InDesign Typography

    InDesign Typography with Nigel French

    Dissects the anatomy of a typeface and defines the vocabulary of typography, using practical, real-world examples in InDesign.

    9h 20m

  • view course page for Type Project: Art Deco Postcard

    Learn to re-create a gorgeous postcard from the Art Deco era, with Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

    40m 39s

  • view course page for Designing a Book

    Designing a Book with Nigel French

    Explore the components of an elegant and readable book design, and the setup and strategy for designing a book in Adobe InDesign.

    4h 13m

  • view course page for InDesign CS4: Typography

    InDesign CS4: Typography with Nigel French

    Uses real-world examples to explain the purpose of the typographical features in InDesign CS4, and describes the conventions for how to use them.

    7h 4m

  • view course page for InDesign CS3 Professional Typography

    Explores how to begin a successful InDesign layout with the smart use of typography.

    6h 33m

  • view course page for InDesign CS2 Professional Typography

    Covers the basics of character and paragraph formatting, paragraph and character styles, nested styles, and baseline grids.

    6h 56m

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