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
  • New formats of typeface: OpenType Color and more 
  • Font management software on Windows 10 and macOS
  • Preparing and gathering fonts for service bureaus
  • Fonts embedded in PDF files
  • Current font management softwares

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Laura Mercadante
Silberstein Insurance Group
The training you provided this week was excellent. Being a brand new user to the Adobe Creative Cloud, I now feel that I have a good base level of … read more
Erin Dubnansky
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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Thanks, this white paper about the 21 presets, styles, and automations is great. You truly have the answers!
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