Tag Archives: typeface

Beyond Emoji: A Need for New Punctuation?

  Our language is constantly evolving regardless of how many grammar and standardized rules we define. Typography, in time, evolves as well under the influence of both the spoken language and the newly emerging digital modes of interaction. Digital communications … Continue reading

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Great Balls of Fire: Two Great Stories on the Longevity of Print

Print has a way of sticking around. And while it can often be neglected in the excitement surrounding digital and cutting-edge communications today, print continues to thrive and surprise. It’s very physical, tactile nature is the reason for the powerful … Continue reading

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Why We Started Double Spacing after Each Sentence, and Why Typography Says “STOP!”

    The first thing I was told years ago on my very first day of work in prepress was to forget the old rule from high school typing class about using two spaces between sentences. When you learned to … Continue reading

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Online Help To Identify an Unknown Font or Typeface

Common problem: a client wants you to recreate a previously printed piece, match their corporate style, or shows you a photo or scan of some typography they like. How can you fulfill their request when you have no clue what … Continue reading

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