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Trending Fonts

Typographic Emphasis

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Reframing Accessibility for the Web

>> What happens when typography becomes conscious? (video)

>> Gourmet Typography Workshop: 25% WINTER DISCOUNT

Trending Fonts

Looking back at the past year's most popular font offerings is a good way to view a typographic moment in time. A look at the best sellers reported by foundries and font resellers reinforces, for the most part, what we can observe in printed and digital media all around us. Here is a sampling of some of the best selling fonts from 2014. Read on...
Typographic Emphasis 
Designing with type often calls for the use of typographic emphasis in order to call attention to an important word or phrase. Whether it be for a headline, body text, or something in between, knowing how to create emphasis is an essential element in getting your point across, as well as creating an effective information hierarchy. Read on...

12 Best Business Cards


HOW showcases some of the best, most creative business cards created for clients. Some very clever, unexpected techniques are used to make an unforgettable impression, including color, texture, die cuts, and stunning photography. Check it out...

Reframing Accessibility for the Web

We need to change the way we talk about accessibility, according to author Anne Gibson, and I agree wholeheartedly. Most people are taught that "web accessibility means that people with disabilities can use the Web" - the official definition from the W3C. This is wrong, she says. Web accessibility means that people can use the web. Read on...

What happens when typography becomes conscious? (video)

The digital revolution has resulted in typography that is no longer just a two-dimensional form of communication. This thought-provoking short film produced by Collins for Type Directors Club explores the meaning of conscious typography as seen thru the eyes of some some brave, typographic explorersCheck it out...

Bring Gourmet Typography to your school, company or organization! 


The Type Studio offers Gourmet Typography Training, a customized series of workshops and seminars on all aspects of typography for graphic designers, type designers and visual communicators of all levels.


Gourmet Typography Training teaches and demonstrates the expert-level typographic skills and aesthetics that are rarely taught in schools or fully understood by professionals. Fill in the gaps in your typographic know-how and learn how to "see" type like you've never seen it before.


Training workshops are customized for groups of any size and designed to fit your specific needs. Sessions are scheduled for your convenience - daytime, evenings or weekends. We will design a program customized for your particular requirements.


These are some of the companies and groups that The Type Studio has worked with:


Time Inc. | Essence Magazine
Hachette | Grand Central Publishing
Fisher-PriceToll 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
AIGA Orlando
TDC (Type Directors Club)
RGD Ontario
HOW Design Conference
UCDA Conference

Read more about onsite training here: 


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

"If there is one word to describe your workshop, that word is awesome! Thanks for remind me that typography is not just interesting but fun. I really admire your passion for your's contagious!" 


"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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smart typographic conventions in this emailing, including smart quotes, en and em dashes. This is due to the limitations of the email marketing service currently being used.