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Know your Type: Effective use of Typography in Graphic design

Stefania Pochesci, Graphic Design, Illustration, Art Direction

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13 Videos (29m)
    • Introduction

    • Know your Type - 1 - What is Typography

    • Know your Type - 2 - Anatomy of Typography

    • Space Matters (and importance of white space)

    • Typeface vs Fonts

    • Combining Fonts

    • Hierarchy and Grids

    • Expressive Typography vs Functional Typography

    • Useful Tips

    • Creating a square card in Adobe Illustrator

    • Exporting for socials

    • Exporting a pdf for printing

    • Final Thoughts

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About This Class

  • Do you want to improve your layout? Do you know your Type?

    With this class you’ll refresh all the basics about type, the very foundation of gfx design.You'll learn how to use it  effectively in order to create  a good composition. A working layout which will make the difference between something “meh”  to something professional and eye-catching.

    I’ll also guide you through all the steps for creating an unforgettable and beautiful Greeting Card using Adobe Illustrator and share it on social media.

    No previous knowledge is required. This Class is for all who are interested in Type and good graphic design. Easy for beginners too. You can download a trial of Adobe Illustrator from, or just use what you have (and no, Microsoft Word it’s not a choice)





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Stefania Pochesci

Graphic Design, Illustration, Art Direction

Stefania Pochesci is a polyhedric artist, graphic designer and illustrator. She studied at the Accademia di Costume e di Moda in Rome, and has a degree in Graphic Design.

After 15 years working as a GFX Designer in a big TV Network she left the city together with her husband, dogs and cats and moved to the countryside, in the heart of the Sabina mountains, determined to start a new career as a freelance ... and she did.

Now she works in her magic studio surrounded by Oak...

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