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Typography

  • 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…
  • Arabic Calligraphy
    Creative Arabic Calligraphy for Beginners: IntroductionPrev
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    An exclusive course in the seldom-taught Kufic style, with a contemporary approach straddling calligraphy and typography.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…
  • Hand Lettering
    Hand Lettering: Understanding Types of TypeTypes of type thumbnail
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    This tutorial will provide you with a basic understanding of the wide variety of typography that exists all around us. By the end, you'll have a grasp on all types of type, from sans serif to serif, slab serif, script, decorative, and more.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…
  • Halloween
    Design a Victorian Halloween Poster in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Halloween is fast approaching, and suitably gothic Victoriana designs are back in vogue. Celebrate your upcoming Halloween gathering with a vintage-style, steampunk-inspired poster. Read More…
  • Adobe Photoshop
    Designing a Web App UI Kit‏ in Adobe PhotoshopWeb app ui kit preview
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    Style guide driven development offers a hugely flexible approach to modern web design. In this tutorial I'll walk you through designing a UI (user interface) kit, whilst also explaining the decision-making that will keep our UI kit consistent and reusable.Read More…
  • Hand Lettering
    Hand Lettering: Letterforms at Their CorePreview image tutsplus
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    Master the basic, yet fundamental concepts of lettering. Learn about consistency, kerning, weight, contrast and more.Read More…
  • Text Effects
    How to Create a Varsity Lettering Effect in Adobe IllustratorPreview1
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    Learn how to create a graphic style that you can apply to live type or any vector object. The result is reminiscent of the patches on school sports jackets, and can be achieved with a few simple strokes and effects in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Typography
    Understanding Auto, Optical and Metrics Kerning in Adobe IllustratorPreview image
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    What’s with all of the kerning options in Adobe Illustrator? Is one better than the other? Which type of kerning should I choose? Does it matter? In this article, I will demystify the kerning choices available in Illustrator.Read More…