Questions about typesetting; the process of creating text by the use of types for printed and digital designs. It's the art of perfecting the position, readability and aesthetics of a body of content such as a heading or paragraph. Ask anything about typesetting for a design project.

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where do you get your type inspiration or how do you decide for the right type?

I was wondering where do you guys get your inspiration for Type and How you decide the right Type Face for your projects. thanks!
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Is it possible to tell from a printed sample what software/layout algorithm was used?

Is there a way to determine, or at least hazard a guess at, which page layout engine was used in the preparation of a given print publication? I've spend awhile looking at some quirks in the Times ...
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What font types are good for a technical document?

What are some good fonts to use for a highly technical document? Is there any specific type that should be used/avoided?
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What are standard ratios for typography on the web?

In laying out a web design, I often try to make sure that my typography is proportional and consistent. However, I haven't been able to find any definitive articles or resources on what ratios and ...