Welcome to Type Tuesday. Straight or curly? Today we are talking about the use of straight quotes or curly quotes as used in typography.
Before virtual meetings, remember when we had a meeting in our diary, where we had to travel to meet someone? I dressed smartly to meet a potential new client or associate, allocating time in my diary to prep ahead of the meeting and travel to the location. The address was in my GPS, and off […]
Welcome to Type Tuesday! To hang or not to hang…? That is today’s question as we investigate hanging punctuation! Actually, we are exploring if opening punctuation marks should sit outside a body of type or should they align with the type?
Welcome to Type Tuesday. Many complex decisions around typography determine how the text looks on a page and ultimately affects the outcome of the design. Indeed, how often do you pay attention to the spaces between letters and words?
Welcome to Type Tuesday. The use of dashes and hyphens is often inconsistent in writing. These typography elements are easy to find on a keyboard, but did you know that they are actually three different horizontal marks of different lengths and uses? They are called the hyphen, en dash and em dash.
Welcome to Type Tuesday. Every Tuesday, we’ll be exploring the use of typography in the modern-day language, delving into the various design nuances – some of which you may know, while others may have been forgotten as we have evolved into the digital era.
Welcome to Typography Tuesday or Type Tuesday for short! Every Tuesday, we’ll be exploring typography and the use of type in the modern-day language, delving into the various design nuances. Some of these you may know, while others may have been forgotten as we have evolved into the digital era.
How a cup of tea lead to 16 types of customer needs. It was my turn to make team drinks in the office today. We had one black decaf coffee, one regular black coffee and one tea with milk. All were different, made to the specific needs of each team member. I knew who drank […]
It’s still satisfying to see your work out there in the real world rather than on a computer screen. I have just seen the new branding Scream Blue Murder designed for the Styne Group on one of their vans and I couldn’t help waving at the driver who clearly had no idea who I was. […]