Know Your Type

POSTED BY on Jun 14, 2013

Had to share this article by Jessica Hische. It focuses on web fonts, but it has a wealth of typography basics it.

Simply note it as reference. Or read it top to bottom, if you're a type nerd like me.

Lauren graduated with a BFA in Communication Graphics from Texas Christian University. She has worked in Dallas for various design firms, and moved to Seattle in 1999. Today, Lauren loves her work as a Senior Designer and a mom, she's a passionate environmentalist, she dances like nobody's watching, and occasionally writes about herself in the third person.

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Nov 3, 2015 at 10:22am

Thank you for contributing, Sylvester. This resources is quite helpful, and well designed. Kudos to your collegues at Canva!


Nov 2, 2015 at 6:42pm

Hi Lauren,

Since you are interested in typography design, you might also like this visual typographic glossary of terms that was meticulously curated by one of my colleagues at Canva.

Check it out here: https://designschool.canva.com/blog/typography-terms/