The Golden Age (Group 1)

2011Archive

Nov 28

Constrained Letterforms!

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Nov 28

Kerning Blues

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Does anyone else find kerning Capital letters against small caps difficult? Had I not known about the “secret” techniques towards proper kerning, I would’ve been squinting for an awful long time On the other hand, I am now extremely conscious of proper kerning in my immediate surroundings. It is driving me crazy.

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Nov 28

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Movie on Letterform      

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Nov 28

Kerning Joke

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If we were type I would kern U and I closer together. (It doesn’t take much to make me laugh)   

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Nov 26

Some Things to Consider!

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Found some good tips, hope this helps! http://www.poynton.com/notes/typesetting/index.html -Jaz

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Nov 14

Now I’m Just Addicted

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So I spent at LEAST two hours looking at cool typography videos. Most are animated in some way and they are so sweet… I am addicted to animated font videos…. Here, sans serif and serif typefaces have a war! watch?v=u4v99QnfH7M&feature=related Talk about connotation in fonts… this video is just wicked… so is the song. watch?v=xAuQmJzt_q0 […]

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Nov 14

KERN THIS!

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Jaz here! Wish I had known this before today….. watch?v=-dFemRuonyk

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Nov 14

My Fictional Letter

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(Ss-K-Uh) For my approach in creating a completely unique yet Roman letterform, I tried exploring various parts of the letter anatomy and eventually focused on the descender. I chose the descender as there are not a lot of letters in the Roman alphabet in which descenders are featured.I also experimented with the descender’s placement within […]

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Nov 14

My Brief Crystal Goblet Response

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November 14, 2011  “Type well used is invisible as type” Typography should be focused not on its visual and tangible aspects but rather its ability to convey meaning or ideas. This can connect with the idea of legibility against readability with legibility having a connotation that seems to suggest visual factors in type. Can it […]

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Oct 25

My 30 second Critique of Jack’s Fictional Letterform

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Type Critique ^^CLICK ON THE LINK ^^

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