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[INFOGRAPHIC]: Cards Against Typography

Typography is any design with an arrangement of letters or alphabetical symbols in a space. It's a basic element of design, but some amateur desigmers decide to treat their work like a game of Cards Against Typography and offend the professional Cards 5) Against Typography designers with their terrible type-crimes. Fonts that don't retain 5 Signals not being used 4 appropriately. their original ratio. Stretched Compressed Bold Italics If the Distorted Your font font looks Underline won't look perfect if you something is wrong. the and tуpe to emphasize. Not knowing the difference 3 Poor justified type with large unsightly gaps. 2 between hatch marks and quotation marks. marks Quotation River Hatch marks Theendresult looks like a of are used in should go math to denote outside of the feet and text to be a white space inches, and clean design. flowing surface. throughout the text. Anyone who uses poor kerning, tracking, and leading. 1 Word Body of text Tracking is essentially kerning, but applied to the Leading refers Vertical space Kerning refers to adjusting the to the amount between of space lines of text. between letters entire in a ZILLION DESIGNS

[INFOGRAPHIC]: Cards Against Typography

shared by ZillionDesigns on Jun 30
Typography bad habits crop up in design so often that it has offended me on a level that only an intense game of Cards Against Humanity has reached! An infographic about the type crimes you should avoid.


Kathleen Burns


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