Choosing a typeface can be incredibly daunting and even overwhelming for those who are unfamiliar with the relevant theory, it should never be a case of choosing your favorite typeface simply because it’s your favorite. Each typeface is designed to serve a specific purpose and they each carry their own qualities and unique characteristics, that… Read more »Continue reading
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Figure 1. Hanging punctuation sample. Hanging punctuation is the practice of placing punctuation and bullet points outside of the flow of text. When this is ignored or done incorrectly it breaks the flow of text. Without Hanging Punctuation You can see below in the sample quote how the initial quotation mark sits inline with the… Read more »Continue reading
Figure 1. Sample image of Dada typeface.
Designed by Rasmus Lund Mathisen while undertaking an internship at Novo Typo in Amsterdam, Dada is a gorgeous example stencil typefaces.Continue reading
Throughout all the type related articles on this website there are many different terms used to describe specific aspects of typography, many of them are explained, since most articles are focusing on a specific aspect of typography, but this article will focus on covering the basics, to ensure readers have a solid understand of the basic terminology in a discipline that is rich with it’s own language.Continue reading
Despite the fact that this article is more punctuation oriented instead of the usual typographic theory, it should come as no surprise that both are closely related. It’s also important to realise that in order to effectively use typography it’s important that you have a solid understanding of the written language.Continue reading