Learning Type

“Type is a beautiful group
of letters, not a group of
beautiful letters.”
~Matthew Carter~
“Typography is the craft of endowing human language
with a durable visual form.”
~Robert Bringhurst~
"There are now about as many different varieties of letters as there are different kinds of fools."
~Eric Gill~
Typography is the art and technique of arranging type. Typographers work to perfect how letters appear on the page.

Start on a journey to learn about typography. Typography is part art form and part science. It takes some basic education and a good deal of practice to become a master of typography. Learning the basics of typography is essential to your success as a graphic designer. This website is designing to help you learn the basics of typography and how to use it in your designs. Learning typography is a journey that is never done.

Learn About Type

Type Anatomy
Learn the terms for the different parts of letters.
Type Usage
Learn techniques to help ensure you choose the right typeface for the job and how to work with type in a variety of situations.
Additional resources you find useful when learning about type.