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The Top 5 Typography Mistakes (and how to fix them)

Aug 27, 2020

Doesn’t it feel like there are literally millions of typefaces to choose from? In today’s episode, we’ll talk about the top five biggest mistakes we’ve seen non-designers make, and how they can be easily fixed. Of course, as designers, it’s up to us to let our non-designer friends know about the typography crimes they’re committing–but we’ll leave that for another episode. Happy listening (and typesetting).

Jens’ favorite typeface: https://fonts.adobe.com/fonts/aktiv-grotesk

Megan’s favorite typeface: https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Noto+Sans

Here are some other resources to checkout if you’re a typeface lover like we are:

Great places to find licensed and free typefaces:

1. Adobe Typekit ⁠https://fonts.adobe.com/⁠

2. Font Squirrel ⁠https://www.fontsquirrel.com/⁠

3. Google Fonts ⁠https://fonts.google.com/⁠

Some other resources:

1. Google font pairing: ⁠https://bit.ly/30RbYRQ⁠

2. Google featured collections: ⁠https://bit.ly/2WZTNIJ⁠

3. Identity fonts with Font Squirrel Matcherator: ⁠https://bit.ly/39BWm96⁠

Letterform Design:

1.Typograph Study Sheets: ⁠https://bit.ly/3jIN8MU⁠

2. 36 Days of Type: ⁠https://bit.ly/3jAH9JQ⁠

3. The Font that Never Sleeps: ⁠https://www.instagram.com/cooperblack.nyc/

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