Essential Skills for Designers - Type

Learn to work professionally with Type in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign!

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Do you want to handle Type confidently, like a professional in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign?

Working with type is essential to the role of a Graphic Designer. Visual communication mainly relies on the combination and relationship between text and images. In good design, typography is an integral part of the whole composition and in many cases, the entire design will be produced with type being used in all sorts of creative ways. 

Learn exactly how to work with all types of fonts, how to organise them on your computer, how to use the type tool to its maximum capability, how to format your type efficiently using keyboard shortcuts and loads more. Plus learn a little about the theory behind Typography! 

Join me on this course and start to enjoy working with type and handle it with ease.

Learning resources

  • 18 Videos

  • 2 Texts

  • 2.0

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Useful Resources for Creative Professionals
    • Useful Resources
  • 2
    Introduction to Typography
  • 3
    Adding and editing type
    • Typing
    • Adding type
    • Choosing and changing color
    • Editing type and useful keyboard shortcuts
  • 4
    Advanced type techniques
    • Text frames and Threading
    • Text frame options
    • Text warp
    • Type on a path
    • Type inside an object
    • Drop caps
    • Customize fonts
    • Wrap text around an object
    • Character and Paragraph styles


  • Martin  Perhiniak

    Adobe Certified Instructor

    Martin Perhiniak

    Martin is a graphic designer and an Adobe Certified Instructor. He was a presenter at Adobe Max the ultimate creative in 2018 and was recently voted one of the top 10 Adobe instructors in the world. As a designer and illustrator he worked for companies like Pixar, BBC, Mattel, Accenture and as an instructor taught teams at Transport for London, Google, Ben&Jerry's, House of Lords, Oxford University Press. Over 100,000 students are studying from his online courses from over 200 countries.

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