Friday, 24 August 2012

Field guide to typography


Improve your design skills with typography tips and tutorials. FontShop Education docs are formatted for easy downloading and printing, perfect for the classroom or studio.
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  • Meet Your Type(52 pages)

    A Field Guide to Typography
    Why settle for casual flirtation when looking for a long-lasting relationship? Finding the perfect match is easy if you know the rules. Meet Your Type will help you overcome common obstacles, and keep your heart thumping for your one true love: typography.
  • The Typographer’s Glossary(29 pages)

    Common Type Terminology
  • Erik Spiekermann’s Typo Tips(9 pages)

    Seven Rules for Better Typography
  • Type Anatomy(2 pages)

    A Primer of Typographic Terms
  • The Right Font for the Job(9 pages)

    Type Selection: Beyond the Look of the Letter
  • Figuring It Out(5 pages)

    OSF, LF, and TF Explained
  • What Is OpenType?(6 pages)

  • Styles, Weights, and Widths(15 pages)

    It's All in the (Type) Family
  • Helvetica(23 pages)

    Complements and Alternatives
  • Webfonts(10 pages)

    A Designer’s Guide
  • Licensing 101(11 pages)

    Free Fonts Are Not Always Free
  • Download all Educational materials:12 PDFs (11.6 MB ZIP)

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