FREELessons: 12Length: 38 minutes
Do you know the difference between a typeface and a font? Do you know whether you should adjust the tracking or the kerning? Fear not. Learn everything you need to know about typography in our ultimate typography guide.
Good typography is one of the cornerstones of good design. In The Ultimate Guide to Typography, you'll learn everything from the most basic elements of typography and common mistakes through to more complex topics like combining and choosing fonts for your projects.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to confidently talk about typography and experiment with concepts and fonts as you hone your typography skills. So let’s get started!
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1.Introduction3 lessons, 06:46
3 lessons, 06:46
1.2A Brief History of Type04:27
A Brief History of Type
1.3Typeface vs. Font01:26
Typeface vs. Font
2.Type Classification and Type Families3 lessons, 15:13
3 lessons, 15:13
2.3Font File Types02:43
Font File Types
3.Legibility and Readability3 lessons, 08:33
3 lessons, 08:33
3.1Legibility and Type Anatomy02:45
Legibility and Type Anatomy
3.2Readability and Typesetting Basics03:33
Readability and Typesetting Basics
3.3Common Typesetting Mistakes02:15
Common Typesetting Mistakes
4.Choosing Fonts and Font Combinations2 lessons, 06:30
2 lessons, 06:30
4.1Choosing the Right Fonts03:31
Choosing the Right Fonts
5.Conclusion1 lesson, 01:16
1 lesson, 01:16
Laura is a design writer, design mentor, and entrepreneur leading Laura Keung Studio, currently based in Munich, Germany. She had her first design client during her first year of university and since then she fell in love with the design process. Laura studied at the Ontario College of Art and Design University in Toronto before interning at renowned studios in Canada and Austria. With 12 years of experience in the design industry, Laura leads her own design studio and collaborates with other creatives on branding and editorial design projects.