Type Classification: Introduction to Typography #3

Now that you know what typography is and understand the difference between typefaces and fonts, you can start having some fun with type. No typeface is created equal, they come in all shapes and sizes, and each one has it’s own style and characteristics. While you can pick and choose typefaces as you like, it’s important to know how to categorise them so that you can know what you’re looking for and why.

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What Is Typography: Introduction to Typography #1

As designers, typography is fundamental to everything that we do. It’s important to all designers, no matter what you’re working on, to have a basic understanding of typography, where it came from and how we should be using it. This series will cover the basics of typography, starting with the most obvious question, “what is typography?”

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Word Up Exhibition

Last month, I was honoured to be a part of the Word Up Exhibition at Matchbox Studios in Wellington alongside 3 incredibly talented women. Other than my university final year exhibition, this was my first exhibition and I loved it. Each stage of the exhibition process provided it’s challenges and it’s benefits, as I’m about to share with you!

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Meet the Maker

Hey! My name is Hollie Arnett and I’m a typographer & hand lettering artist living in Wellington, New Zealand. I’m the founder of Black & White Studios and I wanted to introduce myself!

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