There is a long-standing joke that journalists can’t do math. That may or may not be true, but most journalists know at least a little bit of math when it comes to layout and design. This handout shows how math comes into play when dealing with typography. Courtesy Tom Gayda, MJE.
Typography is the study of type. Designers spend considerable time choosing just the right typeface to use when creating a page or spread. This worksheet walks students through the terminology and applications behind typography. Courtesy Tom Gayda, MJE.