Typography 101: How to Talk About and Select Type (PDF)
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If you're looking to get up to speed with the terminology, styles, and science of typography, these selections from Anthony Faiola's Typography Primer are tools to help you do just that. This crash course in typography basics is perfect for anyone looking for a short, non-technical introduction to the topic.

By understanding the visual science of type, a beginner can cultivate more than an aesthetic reference to evaluating the use of type.

You will learn:

  • The variety of typeface classifications
  • How to refer to visual elements of type
  • How to identify parts of type
  • Type measurements and spacing
  • Digital manipulation

Specs: 21 pp., PDF, copyright 2011.

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