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You might want to earmark this article for future reference ‘cause it’s got pretty much everything you need to know about getting started with understanding and implementing typography.
Knowing how to do typography design is crucial if you want to set yourself apart from the crowd as a designer and elevate your design to new heights. Carving out time to learn something new can be daunting, though.
Let’s go back and meet the foundation-layers, rule-makers-and-breakers, and early innovators of typography design. Then we’ll give you a heads up on who’s been shaking things up in the typography world more recently.
If there’s one topic that all designers should be curious about right now, it’s typography design. You may have heard that curiosity killed the cat, but did you know that satisfaction brought them back? Well, now you know! *wink* So come on, all you cool, creative cats...
If you’re in the know around here then you totally get that learning typography is an essential skill every designer should have. But have we mentioned just how influential it can be? Yep, yep!
Listen up, fellow designers- we can and absolutely should learn how to do typography. The good news is, it doesn’t need to take years off your life or thousands of dollars to add it to your design toolbox, yet it can elevate pretty much every design you do from this point on.
When we say that learning the art of typography will elevate your design career, we mean it. Learning how to do typography will help you design some seriously stunning text, of course, but it does so much more than that!
Typography touches every aspect of a business from its style guides, to brand messaging, visual design, and marketing efforts. It’s the foundation of how we communicate with other human beings.
Our Typography 01 students learn how to use typography in seven weeks and get their work critiqued by the pros. Find out how to get your work critiqued.
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Massimo Vignelli was one of the most iconic designers. Here's a collection of some of his best quotes to inspire you.
If you're a graphic designer, we encourage you to learn typography. Check out our tips and typography course to start mastering type.