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Emphasizing your point

How to use typography to emphasize an important word or phrase in a way that looks polished and professional, and which won’t disrupt your reader.

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Emphasizing your point

26 March 2021

What to include in visual identity guidelines

26 February 2021

Why you need visual identity guidelines

29 January 2021

Commissioning a web designer

27 November 2020

Four simple document binding options explained

30 October 2020

How to choose a printing company

25 September 2020

How to design without a designer: a six step process

28 August 2020

Why is business stationery important?

31 July 2020

What is verbal identity?

26 June 2020

Eight reasons to use freelance creatives

29 May 2020

Large scale ideas

24 April 2020

What are brand, branding & visual identity?

27 March 2020

Small scale ideas

28 February 2020

Maximizing the value of printed brochures

31 January 2020

Z-card ideas

20 December 2019

Typeface licensing

29 November 2019

Lovely ligatures

25 October 2019

Saving money with correct colour specifications

30 August 2019

The importance of ‘why?’

28 June 2019

How useful are templates?

26 April 2019

Briefing a designer

29 March 2019

How to… use paragraph styles

22 February 2019

Choosing a file format for your logo

30 November 2018

Using capitals without shouting

26 October 2018

The uncomfortable world of forms

28 September 2018

An introduction to vectors

30 August 2018

Pass the phrasebook

27 July 2018

Thermography

29 June 2018

Comic Sans

25 May 2018

Printing green

27 April 2018

Is traditional marketing dead?

30 March 2018

Approaching a rebrand

23 February 2018

Thinking about rebranding?

26 January 2018

Octothorpe – the many lives of one sort

24 November 2017

Harnessing the effectiveness of touch

27 October 2017

Peppering the page – unnecessary punctuation

29 September 2017

How we read & why that matters

25 August 2017

Form follows function

30 June 2017

Putting a freelance designer at the heart of your project

26 May 2017

Commissioning an illustrator

28 April 2017

Painting a thousand words

31 March 2017

Size matters

24 February 2017

Finding the right words

27 January 2017

Two line English Egyptian

23 December 2016

Set in diamond

25 November 2016

Embossing & debossing

28 October 2016

Kiss vs thump

30 September 2016

Cutting a dash

26 August 2016

Fifty shades of green (but not the one you want)

24 June 2016

Choosing the right typeface for your business/brand

27 May 2016

Why fonts really do matter

29 April 2016

Typesetting – the finishing touches

26 February 2016

Where to start when designing your startup

29 January 2016

The Reflex Blues

28 December 2015

Paper finishes demystified

27 November 2015

The swinging 60s and all that! Memories of a compositor

30 October 2015

Getting it printed

25 September 2015

What is a serif?

31 July 2015

Golden numbers

26 June 2015

Seven steps to more professional typesetting

22 May 2015

Type size demystified

17 February 2015

Learning your colours

15 January 2015