Exploring the rules of typography


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Exploring the rules of typography

When it comes to typography, there aren't necessarily any concrete rules that we have to follow; however, in order to provide the best experience for your users, you should try to implement some best practices when you are crafting your type for the web. In this movie, I'll be exploring some of rules of typography and discuss various ways that you can implement them in your workflow to get better result for your type. Rule #1: readability trumps creativity. One of the first considerations you will make when designing with type is which typeface you are going to use for your project.

While the type should reflect the tone of the content you are creating, you should always focus on making the type readable. There are literally thousands of typefaces available today, so you are not stuck with Arial or Helvetica necessarily. But when it comes to web typography, we have to walk a very thin line when it comes to the readability of our text. Rule #2: size does matter. Your te...

Exploring the rules of typography
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Exploring the rules of typography provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator for Web Design

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Design Web
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