Class 11 – Legibility, Readability, and What Not to Do

Some of the things we covered during the this class included some things we should not do when dealing with type;

  • Don’t use horizontal scaling
  • Don’t use vertical scaling
  • When using colored type on a colored background, make sure the colors of the two have a good contrast.

These videos will illustrate some of the topics we discussed.

How to Make Reading Easier


Typography Harmony & Legibility


Understanding Font Legibility


Legibility Versus Readability in Typography and Design

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