No matter how balanced and beautiful a layout is and how perfect the color choices turn out, a design can still be completely defiled with inferior typography. Check out these useful tips for laying out good typography from the lead designer at Design Aglow.
Fonts. Not many designers stick to these tenets anymore. As in, they weren't taught...or they don't care. Great graphic design is quickly becoming a lost art, I feel like.
How to Make Modern Brush Lettering
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