Typography and Font Management

1 day. Learn about electronic typefaces as used in desktop publishing applications. You will become familiar with the language and art of typography in order to communicate and design more professionally. 

And you will learn how to install, manage, and troubleshoot fonts on your desktop publishing computer. Topics include:

  • Typing versus typesetting practices
  • Legibile type design
  • Top 10 common errors to avoid in typesetting
  • Typeface pairing suggestions
  • Readability considerations
  • Electronic typeface formats: OpenType, TrueType, and the aging PostScript T1 
  • Font management software on Windows and Mac OS X
  • Preparing and gathering fonts for service bureaus
  • Fonts embedded in PDF files

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Dianna Fornaro
IWIF Workers’ Comp Insurance
I enjoyed your class over the last 2 days and I picked up some very nice tips from you. I feel more comfortable working in InDesign now. Who knows? … read more
Jay Conklin
Office of Corporate Communications, NGIA
I took two InDesign classes with you about a year or so ago. A color issue came up the other day with a printed job and I thought if anyone would … read more
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Scholarly Publishing, AGA Institute
I was a student in your Typography and Font Management class. I really enjoyed the class; it was very informative and interesting. I found your … read more

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