There is a lot of confusion about these terms and what they encompass. Knowing the differences can help you grasp a deeper understanding of typographic work, of which calligraphy is just a part. Calligraphy Calligraphy is essentially the art of „beautiful writing“...
What are OpenType features? Fonts that are equipped with OpenType Features provide alternative glyphs (like swashes or historical letterforms) and variants, they can modify the joining behaviour of two or more characters through ligatures, and can even produce...
One of the things I had in mind when designing my latest script font, Luba Luft, was to keep the energy and the dynamic from my previous design (the Saul Bass-themed font Bassanova) and transforming it into a script font. Plus, I wanted to go back to drawing letters,...
In case you‘ve been wondering where the various OT features can be accessed in which program, here‘s a handy guide for you that covers the usual suspects as far as software goes. Of the Adobe programs, InDesign support the most OT features at this point, Adobe...
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