So You Think You Can Type?


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Today, I am discussing what typography is and how it plays a key role in any design.

Typography gives character and plays an emotive role in every design, even if you don't notice it! —Anonymous
 

What is typography?

Typography is the art of arranging letters and text in a way that makes the copy legible, clear and visually appealing to a viewer. Typography involves font style, appearance, and structure, which aims to elicit certain emotions and convey specific messages. In short, typography is what brings the text to life.


Good use of typography...

forms a clear, visual hierarchy, displays a graphic balance to the website, and gives the product's overall tone. Typography should guide and inform viewers, heighten readability and accessibility, and provide a great user experience.



The Elements of Typography


Thank you for reading. You've just indulged into the beginner's understanding of typography and its importance in good design. You can now take steps practice, create and implement this into your next design.


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