Typography Fundamentals


Typography Fundamentals


Class Description

Typography is an essential element of design. It should communicate your message effectively, and with purpose. Learn to how you can take full advantage of the power of type from author, educator, and expert, Ilene Strizver in Typography Fundamentals.

In this class you’ll learn the fundamentals of typography, and how to “see” type through new eyes. Ilene will help you sharpen your eye and improve your type sensibility. In this class, you’ll learn:

  • How to select the right typeface
  • Demystifying Open Type
  • How to think like a type designer
  • The most common type crimes

Every design professional should have a solid understanding of type aesthetics. This class will help you make more sophisticated type choices that will open doors and set your work apart.

If you are brand new to typography or just want to build on your existing knowledge and fill in the gaps, don’t miss your chance to learn from one of the most respected educators in the field in this incredible typography course.

Check out Ilene's related course, Advanced Typography: Fine Tuning & Finessing


a Creativelive Student

This course is packed full of the answers to questions I've had at the back of my mind for a long time. Ilene teaches with great clarity, her material is well organised, and she teaches at a good pace - with a bit of humor to lighten it up. I found it really useful.