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design for readers

Practice a typographic method based on reading science that speaks to readers, simplifies messages,  and communicates brand integrity.

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a mindset that lasts a lifetime

Gain the mindset and skills that are not taught in college or on the job to increase your value to employers, clients and colleagues.

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transforming designers into directors

Our alumni family of over 550 enthusiastic designers continually hone their typography training with our monthly Q&A calls and support.


What Our Students Are Saying

 
Since TypeEd, we are much more efficient with our process. Our [team’s] work is more fine-tuned and we have become an award-winning team for our magazine and other university pieces. Throughout this process, our team has become even more connected and we all feel passionate about creating work that pushes us to the next level. The awards that we have won through organizations such as CASE and UCDA have helped to elevate the reputation of our university.”
— Kandace Selnick, Graphic Designer, University of La Verne
 
I’ve gotten great feedback on my work, learned tricks of the trade, and have been able to tap into a team of versatile, experienced, and professional designers. In less than three months of joining, my freelance business is taking off! While it’s been crazy learning the ropes of the business, it feels great to know I can call on the TypeEd Team for support.”
— Michelle Garcia, Owner at MeeshWorks
I quickly learned how to set type in beautiful and readable compositions that are systematically constructed and professionally presentable. Michael makes the subject of typography a manageable and memorable experience. His instruction was a strong influence in how I approached designing the portfolio that led to my acceptance at Pasadena Art Center.”
— Jena Myung, Art Center College of Design Student
 
TypeEd blew the door open to the world of typography for me. As a self-taught designer for over 20 years, I had barely scratched the surface of meaningful type setting. Now my world of design is ever expanding and I have Michael and Rachel of TypeEd to thank for it.”
— Marina Jimenez, Senior Multimedia Designer San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
 
I wanted to thank you for the critique session and helping our design team at ACPro improve our typographic process. It went really well and we are very thankful for your help!”
— Michael VerCruysse, Marketing Specialist at ACPro
I’m taking a typography class at [university]—we’re about halfway through and I swear I’ve learned more in any single TypeEd class than I have this whole quarter so far.”
— Liddy Padgett, Graphic Designer at InStyler