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A Semester of Type at 90 MPH

Presented by Justin Perricone.

Originally aired in February 2018.

Is typography a mystery to you? Want to learn more but don’t know where to start?

Whether you’re a complete newbie or want to brush up your skills, in just 90 minutes Justin Perricone will take you through a whole semester’s worth of typographical knowledge.

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More About This Webinar or Presenter

Typography is an increasingly important skill for everyone from print and web designers to photographers and illustrators. Here’s your chance to cram a semester into 90 minutes.

This webinar is designed for those with little to no typography experience – (or for those who feel a bit rusty).

Let’s make the type in your projects look sharp and professional!

We’ll go over:

•  The history of type
•  Common terminology
•  How to classify typefaces
•  Layout basics
•  Is it possible to find free, ethically sourced, quality fonts?

About the Presenter

Justin Perricone is UX Strategist at Image Conscious Studios, a Boston-based digital design agency. He was previously a lecturer at The New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University and has presented numerous talks and webinars for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, AIGA Boston, and Rhode Island School of Design.


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