Registration is required. Space is limited.
$275 for TDC members, $350 for non-members.
Advance payment by check or credit card.
Learn the expert-level typographic skills and aesthetics necessary to master typography for print. This sessions will sharpen your eye and give you the practical skills that will visibly improve your type, as well as (re)ignite your passion for typography.
Topics covered include:
• What makes a good typeface
• OpenType explained
• How to avoid the seven worst type crimes
• Finesse your typography, including letter spacing, word spacing, kerning, alignment, and more
• Software secrets to setting good typography
• Kerning demystified
(No materials or skill requirements)
Ilene Strizver, founder of The Type Studio, is a typographic consultant, designer, writer and educator specializing in all aspect of visual communication, from the æsthetic to the technical. Ilene formerly was the Director of Typeface Development for International Typeface Corporation (ITC) where she developed more than 300 notable text and display typefaces.
She writes the popular column, fy(t)i For Your Typographic Information for fonts.com, as well as TypeTalk for creativepro.com. Her recent book, Type Rules! The Designers Guide to Professional Typography, 2nd edition, has received numerous accolades from the type and design community. She conducts her widely acclaimed Gourmet Typography Workshops internationally.