Improve Your Typography: Poster Design Critique

Improve Your Typography: Poster Design Critique

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How to improve your layouts. Best practices for poster design. Learning the fundamentals of graphic design. Tips and tricks for improving your designs. Learn the basics of good typography.


05:28 MailBag
10:35 Helvetica – 60th Anniversary typeface poster critique
24:47 How to abstract, compose, and arrange design elements
33:40 Even if a design is simple, you still have to make it interesting.
34:04 Learn to fly – typography poster critique
35:35 Control Contrast & Hierarchy: Pay attention to the relationships between text elements.
38:30 If you are going to use a mockup, use one that is simple and not distracting
39:20 Box Retro – poster design critique
39:55 Start with your gut feelings about the design and narrow down what you don’t like about the design
55:00 Use lines to make elements feel grouped visually
1:06:25 Use clean typefaces and few point sizes
1:08:08 Collapse – poster design critique
1:14:13 Free up negative space by scaling elements down
1:19:20 The grid helps you to keep elements connected to each other
1:23:30 How you use the grid and make elements relate to each other is more important than the grid itself.
1:24:50 Help Nigeria exit – poster design critique
1:35:20 There is no drug better than creativity – poster design critique
1:35:55 Find your personality – poster design critique
1:38:32 The Howard Smith Wharves – poster design critique
1:42:22 CAC Goes to Tarutung – poster design critique
1:49:45 Summary & Outro

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