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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Peta Thomas
Gallagher Design
We are extremely satisfied! Goals were met and we thoroughly enjoyed Mike; he was fabulous.
Llatetra Brown
Howard Community College
I would like to thank you for providing the training. Our new editor said that the training was very helpful and that you even helped them with a new … read more
Julien P. Hofberg
Olney, Maryland
After your inspiring talk about presets, and all those great scripts; if you don’t mind, would you send the PDF of the presets handout to share … read more

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