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HOW's All About Type Bundle

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From the best alternatives to overused fonts to the worst typographic sins that you must stop committing right now, this collection of type-centric stories shines a light on the hidden corners of the type world. Organized into three sections, you’ll get an in depth look at fonts in use, get some down and dirty type instruction and get introduced to some of the top names in lettering and type design.

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Although new sans serif designs are released almost daily, the truly unique are tough to find. If you’re looking for another to add to your collection, pay attention to these 6 sensational sans.
by Allan Haley

Fads & Fashions
Fonts go in and out of style like haircuts and skirt lengths, but developing a keen eye for quality will help you make good type choices, whether you’re going for a classic or contemporary aesthetic.
by Allan Haley

Who Shot the Serif?
Who says the serif is dead? Type expert Allan Haley bucks the sans serif trend, with a look at 7 versatile new serif fonts you can add to your type wardrobe.
by Allan Haley

Beyond Helvetica
Looking for a font that’s as clean and clear as Helvetica but not quite so cliché? Check out these alternatives.
by Stephen Coles

A Cure for the Common Font
A type guru offers 9 alternatives to typefaces that are overused and underwhelming. Plus, he shares 9 options for those awful system fonts that your clients love.
by Stephen Coles

Typography Crash Course
Was your college type instruction a little lean? Do you wish you’d paid more attention in design history class? Follow these 6 lessons from typography guru Denise Bosler, author of “Mastering Type,” and you’ll be making the grade in no time.
by Denise Bosler

From websites to books to conferences, a noted type expert and educator reveals her favorite resources to transform you from typography novice to pro.
by By Dr. Shelley Gruendler

Thou Shalt Not
Typographic Hell. It’s not a pleasant place to be. Some of us are headed there, and we’re making others suffer along the way. But fear not: Redemption is here. Read on to free yourself from these 34 typographic sins
by Jim Godfrey

Web Type Revolution
Web font restrictions are a thing of the past. Learn what your options are today and how to make the best use of web fonts in your work.
by Jason Cranford Teague

A Stitch in Type
Twins sisters from Down Under make a creative splash with their hand-embroidered typographic confections.
by Bryn Mooth

Found in Translation
Akira Kobayashi began his love affair with Western culture as a youth growing up in Japan. Little did he know that he’d one day influence that culture as an important type designer.
by Tamye Riggs

Forget the Font, Draw It Yourself
Perhaps as a backlash to our digital lifestyles, hand drawn type is making a comeback. Design expert Steven Heller explores the history of hand lettering, while we profile 6 creatives who draw type as illustration.
by Steven Heller and Jessica Kuhn

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