Variable fonts are on the rise. What do you need to know to use them in your design tools? Learn more in this video.
- [Tony] Hi and welcome to Design Tools Weekly … with me, Tony Harmer. … This week, I'd like to ask if you've ever taken a look … at open type variable fonts? … They are a gift to the world … of screen and now they're supported … in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, … they are a gift to the rest of us also. … Open type variable fonts … are highly flexible and customizable typefaces … that are the equivalent … of multiple individual font variants, … compactly packaged within a single font file. … Although options vary from font to font, … after all, this is still a fairly new thing, … attributes such as weight, width, … slant, optical size, et cetera can be changed … with slider controls. … Let's take a very quick look at that … inside of InDesign. … So if I just switch across to InDesign now, … I have this layout here … and we're in sort of preview mode … for this to hide the guides … and there are several text areas here, … such as this headline. … Now, whenever you select text, …
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