Spacing a Font, Part 2

Last time on the blog I wrote about what it means to space a font. I also made an introduction to the Tracy Method, based on Walter Tracy's 1986 book, Letters of Credit: A View of Type Design. If you haven't read that post yet, I highly suggest reading it before diving into this one. In this post I'm going to continue spacing my font, [...]

2018-09-28T08:59:44+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: How, Type|Tags: , , , , |

Spacing a Font, Part 1

Last time on the blog I went through the whole process of taking digitized glyphs from Adobe Illustrator to FontLab VI. It was kinda long, because FontLab is powerful, but has some quirks. In this post I'm going to start the process of spacing my font, beginning with the overarching principles and methods. I'm including the mistakes I made so you can hopefully avoid those [...]

2018-10-04T14:45:19+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: How, Type|Tags: , , , |