10 Typography Rules Every Designer Should Know

You know what confuses designers?

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typography-rules-for-designers

1 — Ask yourself some fundamental questions

Before starting with the design, it is essential to study the brand identity.

2 — What does your typeface communicate?

Typefaces are not merely a random play of words that can be adjusted according to someone’s personal choice.

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10-typography-rules

3 — Learn the art of mixing typefaces

Mixing typefaces is an art that every designer should be aware of.

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art-of-mixing-typefaces

4 — Learn about Kerning

A kerning job might look boring to a layperson, but it is essential for designers.

typography rules kerning
typography rules kerning

5 — Setting the right alignment

One of the most crucial concepts of typography is alignment.

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right-alignment-typography-rule
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justified-text-typography

6 — Your text should be readable

The primary need for typography rules are to make the font readable.

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qwigley-font-rule

7 — The Typography rules of proper grammar

Your grammar can make or break the flow of your typography.

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typography-rule-grammar

8 — Typography comes with inspiration

The design is a mere play of inspirations.

9 — Don’t stretch or distort fonts

Once you have found the perfect font that compliments your design and content, do not stretch it to make it wider or taller than it already is. Not even just a little bit.

stretched-font-rule
stretched-font-rule

10 — The typography rule of white space

Last but not the least, designers should have an understanding of the white space.

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typography-rule-white-space

Conclusion

Still, think it is just a wordplay? Well, surely not!

Inkbot Design a Creative Graphic Design Agency in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Experts in Logo Design and Branding. https://inkbotdesign.com/

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