Join Ina Saltz for an in-depth discussion in this video What's next, part of Graphic Design Foundations: Typography.
As in every field, the world of typography is always evolving.…New ideas, typefaces, styles and people populate today's typographic landscape and they…shape our designs and communications.…We're living in a true golden age of typography. It's never been a more exciting time for me…to be a typographic educator.…Now with the Internet anyone can make and distribute a typeface, which has resulted…in an explosion of new typeface design, and there have been more books published on typographic…topics in the last 5 years than in the last 500 years.…
If you've watched this whole course, you've got a great head start in using typography and using it well.…But this is just the beginning, think of this course as a starting point.…I recommend that you also check out some of the websites, podcasts, blogs, and books included in the exercise files.…There is a cornucopia of classes, conferences, organizations, and resources devoted to typography.…These are great ways to get the latest news and information on the world of typography…
- What is typography?
- Differentiating type characteristics
- Using ornamental and decorative type
- Combining typefaces
- Using contrast and scale
- Kerning and kerning pairs
- Choosing the optimum line length
- Aligning and spacing characters, words, and paragraphs
- Understanding factors affecting legibility
- Working with three-dimensional type
- Putting type in motion
Skill Level Beginner
1. Typographic Differentiation
2. The Language of Type
3. Spacing and Alignment
4. Touching on Type Design
5. Legibility and Readability
6. Typographic Composition
Contrast and scale4m 54s
7. Thinking with Type
8. Specialized Uses
Working with numbers2m 10s
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