When it comes to recognizing good design, many designers (and clients) say they know it “when they see it.” So when it comes to the act of designing, maybe it’s why some designers jump straight to the computer and move boxes around the page until the stars align.
Every once in a while, we bring our Wine & Type Pairing social event to designers, and we like to share our method of pairing typefaces to make the process easier and faster. In this mini-workshop, we reveal three ways to pair typefaces together in a quick and easy method that saves time for designers.
Two typefaces create a solid foundation for any type system, and here is our process for building a two-typeface system.
The bridge between the amateur designer and the professional designer is typography mastery. And although theory, tools, and tactics are part of a well-rounded skill set, it’s just as important to possess a growth mindset to really master your craft.
Let me explain.
A mindset is a belief or attitude that orients the way someone handles situations. It predetermines the way a person interprets and responds to a circumstance.