This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on building your typography skills:
- Part 1: 16 Vital Typography Terms To Learn To Start Enhancing Your Designs “Invisibly”?
- Part 2: How To Choose The Right Font For Your Design
- Part 3: 4 Fast Ways To Level Up Your Typography Game (this article)
In this article we're going to cover 4 ways to help you learn typography faster.
Remember: typography is a tool for you to use to improve your designs.
Let's jump into 4 ways you can begin to master the basics of typography.
When you’re first discovering the world of type, the amount of typefaces to learn and recognize can be overwhelming! Here are four techniques for you to use to start to recognize, correctly identify, and even pair different typefaces:
1. Learn More Typeface Classifications
Classifications are the foundation that will help you begin to identify individual typefaces. If you start here, you’ll have a much easier time spotting and pairing typefaces. So what exactly are typeface classifications? They’re categories that help define different styles of type. You’ve heard of serif and sans-serif, but these are just two type classes. Start learning more here.