Applying type effects


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Applying type effects

Designing a book cover for Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell, using big type for the title and big type for the author name and simple imagery, in this case the trench, red flag, and sunset. So in this the third and final movie related to this particular book cover design, we're going to work with the type. And currently, the type in the starting state of this document is in Myriad Pro, but we're going to be changing it to Futura, and we're going to be applying some type effects to it.

In doing this, I was inspired by posters of the Spanish Civil War, but I was also inspired by the work of Swiss graphic designer Herbert Matter, especially his use of Type. I've kind of got that in my mind while I'm doing this. And let's select these three text frames, and if I want to change more then one text frame at a time, I can open up my Character panel. I can go to my Window menu for that or I can press Command+T or Ctrl+T.

And then we'll type in what we're after, Fu...

Applying type effects
Video duration: 5m 42s 2h 46m Intermediate

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Applying type effects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Book Cover

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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