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A Crash Course in Type Selection

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  • Lead By Stephen Coles, Christopher Slye
  • Where Letterform Archive

Spend a weekend learning how to pick the right typeface, while navigating the latest font formats, suppliers, and licensing options with confidence.

Type selection and pairing has never been a straightforward task. The rapid increase of new typefaces, formats, and licensing options hasn’t made it any easier. This explosion of choice can be either intimidating or empowering; it all depends on your knowledge and skill set. In this weekend workshop we’ll learn techniques that can make finding the right font one of the best parts of any job. Build a broader and smarter selection criteria, understand the connections between form and function, catch up on the latest suppliers and purchasing models, learn how to break free of overused fonts, and generally see typefaces with new eyes.