Thursday, September 16, 2010

H&FJ's Guide to Combining Typfaces

Here is a great, quick and very basic how-to guide to combining typefaces.

Check out the full H&FJ's guide here.

1. A palate with wit uses complementary moods:

2. A palate with energy mixes typefaces from the same historical context whose families maintain different features.

3. A palate with poise mixes similar line qualities with different textures.

4. A palate with dignity mixes similar proportions while giving each face a different note.


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