CreativeLive: Typography OnDemand

Learn how you can take full advantage of the power of type from author, educator, and expert, Ilene Strizver, with the CreativeLive Typography Bundle. Whether you are a student, educator, or professional, these sessions will teach you the skills and aesthetics that are rarely taught in schools or fully understood by professionals

In these two classes, you’ll learn both the fundamentals and advanced techniques of typography, and in turn, how to “see” type through new eyes. Ilene will help you sharpen your eye, and teach you skills that will dramatically improve your typographic sensibility.

In Day One, Typography: The Fundamentals, you will learn:

  • Selecting the right typeface
  • Combining fonts
  • The most common type crimes
  • Getting the most out of your software

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In Day Two, Typography: Fine-tuning & Finessing, you will learn:

  • What makes a good typeface
  • How to fine-tune your type
  • Tracking and word spacing tips and tricks
  • Custom kerning

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Typography is a learnable skill, and it is one every design professional should master. These classes will help you make more sophisticated type choices that will open doors and set your work apart. Explore the CreativeLive Typography Bundle today!

What they’re saying:

Thanks to Ilene & CreativeLive, I now have a comprehensive understanding of typography and a critical eye for all things typographic which I will apply to all of the design elements of my business. I’ll also never look at a menu or book cover the same way!

Ilene was fantastic! She was very thorough and detailed in her lessons, while bringing her personality and humor to the subject of typography – which might be a dull topic if taught by someone else.

– Samantha


Ilene’s courses on Typography are jam-packed with excellent information that will elevate the quality of your work in print. She knows what’s current, but also what’s important in long-time standards, and why. Just an incredible amount of information! You will enjoy watching, but you will want to purchase because of the sheer amount of useful content.

– annier1


This was a very informative and helpful class. I’ve worked in graphics for more than 10 years and there was still so much I was able to take from her lesson. Many thanks for making this happen, this was very inspiring!

– a CreativeLive user


Custom Gourmet Typography

GT_logoThe Type Studio offers Gourmet Typography Training, a customized series of workshops and seminars on all aspects of typography for graphic designers, type designers and visual communicators of all levels.

Gourmet Typography Training teaches and demonstrates the expert-level typographic skills and aesthetics that are rarely taught in schools or fully understood by professionals. Fill in the gaps in your typographic know-how and learn how to “see” type like you’ve never seen it before.

Bring Gourmet Typography Training right to your company, organization, or school!
Training workshops are customized for groups of any size and designed to fit your specific needs. Sessions are scheduled for your convenience – daytime, evenings or weekends. We will design a program customized for your particular requirements.

Topics covered include:
• What makes a good typeface
• The ten worst typographic typos
• OpenType explained
• Tips to more professional typography
• Kerning demystified
• Web fonts and type on the Web
• Type in motion

Who will benefit?
Visual communicators of every kind, including:
• Graphic designers
• Art directors
• Creative directors
• Creative services directors
• Web designers
• Package designers
• Production specialists
• Typographer