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Type Design: Build a Simple Display Font

Kyle Wayne Benson, Alphabets and a little upsets

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11 Lessons (27m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:46
    • 2. Project

      1:01
    • 3. Tools

      0:48
    • 4. Inspiration

      3:07
    • 5. Sketching

      1:13
    • 6. H&O

      6:27
    • 7. Hamburgedfontsiv

      3:19
    • 8. Adjustments

      4:17
    • 9. Lowercase Set

      2:32
    • 10. Kerning

      2:11
    • 11. Peace Out

      1:14
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Project Description

Build a Simple Display Font

ASSIGNMENT

In this class you'll be building your own custom display font. This is an opportunity to better understand your personal style, and create a custom tool for easily expressing that style.

DELIVERABLE

This is a three phase assignment, so for your project you'll be uploading:

  1. Inspiration and sketches
  2. Specimen examples
  3. Title card

See my example project for a rough idea of what the assignment should look like.

CLASS RESOURCES

ADDITIONAL LEARNING

There's so much to learn about type design, and I don't get close to even covering the basics. Here are a few resources that greatly helped me.

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