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Typography

  • Typography
    How to Design and Construct a Functional Cursive FontPreview
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    Learn how to convert a written calligraphy sample into a clean vector font and program font behavior to account for any possible letter combination.Read More…
  • Typography
    The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Chinese FontsPink
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    How many glyphs are there in a Chinese font set? Does Chinese have “serifs” and “sans-serifs”? What is the Helvetica of the Chinese font world? We’ll answer all these questions and more as we cannonball into the deep end of East Asian typography.Read More…
  • Logo Design
    Typography in Action: Design Simple & Effective Type LogosPreview image
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    Typography plays a huge part in the way brands are perceived, and how successful brands become with consumers. Here, we’ll take a look at how typography can be used successfully across logo and icon design, and break down how you can create effective branding for different sorts of commercial businesses, using very basic typographic tips and tricks.Read More…
  • Font Design
    The Basics of Drawing Type & Creating Your Own Handwritten FontPreview image revised2
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    Ever wanted to give your digital layouts and designs a truly personal touch? In this tutorial we’ll look at how you can create a font from your own handwriting, for use on your computer. Firstly, we’ll look at the basics of drawing a typeface, secondly we'll see how you can optimise your handwriting to ensure high quality and versatility, and lastly we’ll analyse some different methods for converting your handdrawn letters into a digital font. Read More…
  • Print Design
    How to Create Layouts for a Fashion Magazine in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Open up the pages of any high-end magazine and you can find some really outstanding design work. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to design your own three-spread layout for a magazine feature using Adobe InDesign. We’ll look at how to prepare a grid, work with Masters to create visual uniformity across the pages, and how to select colors, images and typefaces to create a professional-standard design.Read More…
  • Typography
    The A to Z of TypographyPreview image
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    Whichever software programme you’re using, and whether you’re designing for print or online, typography will no doubt play a large part in the eventual success (or failure!) of your design. But typography can be technically tricky to perfect, and the jargon used by professional designers can be baffling. So here's a handy A to Z list of typography terms and tips that you can refer to, rather than panic googling each definition. Read More…
  • U.A.E National Day
    Create a UAE National Day Poster Design in Adobe IllustratorUae national day tut preview 1
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    Celebrating UAE National Day has never been easier and more fun than by creating this festive poster for the holiday. Let's showcase that patriotism, with tools, tips and shortcuts.Read More…
  • Print Design
    Create Beautiful Wedding Invitations Using Adobe InDesign and TypekitPreview image revised
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    Adobe has recently released a new update for its InDesign CC software, including enhancements to Typekit. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a small, ornate wedding invitation step-by-step, and use some of the most stunning typefaces at your fingertips in CC and Typekit. Whether you want to create something formal, vintage-inspired or kitsch, there’s an invitation style here for you.Read More…
  • CorelDRAW
    How to Use the Text Tool in CorelDRAWCorel text qt 011
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    In this tutorial you'll get a proper introduction to the features of the Text Tool and Text Properties docker through the creation of a label design for food products. Get to know how to alter horizontal type, type and edit on a curved path, and type within various shapes. You'll also get an overview of the various options to further edit text.Read More…
  • Typography
    Choose the Perfect Typography for Your Adobe InDesign ProjectPreview image1
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    Designers use typography in hugely diverse ways, and the results can be incredible, instantly lending a mood to a print design. However, the abundance of typefaces now available to designers can be overwhelming. In this tutorial, we suggest some starting points for choosing fonts and typography styles, depending on the InDesign publication you’re producing.Read More…
  • Print Design
    An Introduction to Typesetting Books in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    InDesign is a standard piece of publishing software, and is commonly used by professional typesetters to design the inside pages of books. If you’re creating your own self-published book, or simply want to know a little more about the typesetting process, this quick and simple tutorial will teach you the basics for typesetting a print book.Read More…
  • Adobe Illustrator
    New Course: Illustrating With TypeWordclouds
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    If you want to maximize your type skills in Adobe Illustrator, our new course is ideal for you. In Illustrating With Type, you'll learn how to use a variety of type tools and techniques, and then you'll put your new knowledge into practice with two hands-on creative projects: a word cloud and a typographic poster.Read More…