Flawless Typography: Understanding and breaking the rules

  • Language: English
  • Certificate: of completion
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese (Machine translation)
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Typography is a powerful tool—it can upgrade your work or make it unclear. If you want to use it, you'll need to understand its rules... but if you want to master it, you'll also need to learn how and when to break those rules.

Category Course format Language Duration Level
Art Direction, Typography Online English with Subt. 2 hours All Levels

Requirements

There are no pre-requisites or requirements for this course.

The goal of this course is to show you how to sharpen your typography skills in order to wow your clients and create unforgettable digital experiences

Description

Defining typography is one of Mario’s and Bornfight's signature design practices, so this course will give you both the theoretical and the practical know-how needed to sharpen your skills and train your eye. You’ll first go through the history, the classification and the technical aspects of typography… and then upgrade it by learning how to communicate the right visual messages by choosing, using and combining typefaces in different contexts and scenarios.

Music Credit: Mr. Dirty Hairy

You will learn

  • Typography fundamentals
  • Combining typefaces
  • Typesetting best practices
  • Choosing typefaces

The course includes

  • 2 hours of condensed knowledge
  • Immediate access to the entire collection of videos
  • Valuable links and resources for every lesson

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Modules

What you will learn
in this course.

  • Lessons
  • Lesson 1
    Typography fundamentals
    • History & classification
    • Fundamental definitions
  • Lesson 2
    Choosing typefaces
    • Typography aspects
    • Observing typefaces
    • Understanding context
    • Readability & legibility
    • Type for screen
  • Lesson 3
    Combining typefaces
    • Quick practices
    • Pairing strategies
    • Evaluating pairs
  • Lesson 4
    Typesetting best practices
    • Headlines and body
    • Working with type
    • Details matter
    • Breaking the rules
  • Lesson 5
    Sharpening your skills
    • Inspire
    • Learn
    • Practice
    • Share

Meet the teacher

BORNFIGHT STUDIO

Head of Design at Bornfight

Mario first started experimenting with typography in the late 90s through graffiti writing, fast forward to 2020 his focus on typography became one of Bornfight’s signature design practices. He has been with Bornfight’s team for more than 10 years now, which gave him the opportunity to experience all aspects of a project—operational, strategic, creative... Currently he is working as a Head of Design and leads Bornfight design team while keeping the hands-on-work practice.

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65$
/$100

Course Content

Typography is a powerful tool—it can upgrade your work or make it unclear. If you want to use it, you'll need to understand its rules... but if you want to master it, you'll also need to learn how and when to break those rules.

Features

  • English
  • English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese (Machine translation)
  • All Levels
  • Access on mobile and Desktop
  • Full time access
  • Certificate of completion

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us

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