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>>  Selecting Typefaces for Text Usage


Avoid Jagged Type With Illustrator's Save for Web


>>  Hottest Typography Trends for 2012

>>  Meet JMC Engraver & Feldman Engraver

>>  Gourmet Typography returns to SVA in NYC

>>  TypeCast Webinar Series  

>>  Bring Gourmet Typography to you! 


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Selecting Text Typefaces

Selecting an appropriate typeface or family for text usage is a key aspect of a design project. The best starting point is to confirm the requirements of your client and the needs of the audience. But there is a lot more than this to consider. Read on...



Avoid Jagged Type With Illustrator's Save for Web

Q: I have been using Adobe Illustrator CS4 to create typographic images for the web by using the Save for Web & Devices... option. When I upgraded to CS5, the images looked really jagged. I poked around, but could not find any fix, so I went back to using CS4. Now I'm afraid to upgrade to CS6 without resolving this problem, but don't want to fall behind the upgrades. Can you help? Read on...



The Hottest Typography Trends for 2012

Typography is changing fast, and designers need to stay abreast of developments. Discover 20 trends that will inspire you to think differently about your own use of typography. Read on... 



Engraver fonts

Meet JMC Engraver & Feldman Engraver

Monotype Imaging recently released two new typefaces (downloadable for FREE) to coincide with the publication of The Complete Engraver by Nancy Sharon Collins. Felt & Wire invited me to take JMC Engraver and Feldman Engraver for a spin. Check it out...



Gourmet Typography returns to SVA in NYC

Once again, Ilene teaches her ever-popular Gourmet Typography class at School of Visual Arts in NYC. Take control of your type instead of letting it control you. Learn the typographic skills and secrets of type experts, including selecting the right typeface, mixing type, techniques for emphasis, fine-tuning your type, kerning and spacing, type on the Web, as well as typographic do's and don'ts. Check it out...


TypeCast Webinars is a brand, new series of affordable type and design webinars for professionals. All sessions are given by top-notch, award-winning presenters, and are available both live and OnDemand. The current offerings include:


GT12These are some of the groups that The Type Studio has worked with:

Time Inc. | Essence Magazine
Hachette | Grand Central Publishing
Toll Brothers
Hagerty Insurance
SAS Analytics
Whole Foods
Harlequin Books
Integrated Marketing
GO Transit | Toronto
Nationwide Insurance
London Life
Alliance Atlantis
AIGA Boston
AIGA Philadelphia
AIGA Atlanta
TDC (Type Directors Club)
RGD Ontario
HOW Design Conference
UCDA Conference

View our complete client list here:


Let us know if your group is interested. For more info, email or call me at 203.227.5929. Ilene

"I want to thank you for the great workshop last Friday. You dusted off and reinforced all of those typographic rules that I have, and have not, lived by in all my years as a graphic designer."

"Your down-to-earth approach to type made the session breezy and fun, and I couldn't help but visually re-spacing all the headlines I had the time to linger on during my bumper-to-bumper drive back to home. Thanks again for reigniting my spark for type!"  
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