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By John McWade | Thursday, September 03, 2015

What's the Most Readable Typeface for Print?

the most readable typeface

Making up the acres of gray in books, magazines, reports, and hundreds of other documents, text type is more common than any other.

When reading is the primary goal, it’s the designer’s job to ensure that the text is smooth, flowing, and pleasant to read.

In my new video course, Before & After: How to Set Perfect Text, I walk you through choosing the right typefaces and adjusting the letterforms so they’re balanced and beautiful.

But here are eight quick tips to help you choose the most readable typeface for print.

By Kristin Ellison | Wednesday, July 24, 2013

How to choose the perfect color palette

Create the perfect color palette for your images

Color is a tricky element in design, and made even more challenging when incorporating images into a layout. It can be difficult to know what colors are going to complement the image and the overall design. There’s a lot of science surrounding how to mix and match colors, but John McWade of Before & After offers some foolproof ways to pick the right colors from an image in his course Before & After: Things Every Designer Should Know.

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