Join John McWade for an in-depth discussion in this video Designing cards with type alone, part of Graphic Design Tips & Tricks.
- Hi everyone, John McWade.…What we're looking at today is one of my favorite things.…I just love this.…And that's how to design with type alone,…no graphics.…Although I'll show you a couple of those,…it's fun.…It's great when you have no budget,…it also doesn't take very long…so when you're short on time, you're short on money,…turn to this.…What I'm going to illustrate with,…is something I just made up…and that's a postcard for our monthly book club meeting…but I hope you can see that it works for all kinds of things…online of course, announcements, posters,…newsletters, show bills, just, everything.…
Here's our copy,…this will work best or at least be most versatile…if you have a type family that runs from very light…to very bold, like Balto.…These tend to be pricey, so they're fairly uncommon.…You can also use two different faces.…A super bold and a super light,…or you can use a single weight of one face…and you'll see how that works in a minute.…The great thing about ultra bold type is how dense it is.…The heavier the type, the smaller the counters and openings,…
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