The difference between good type and great type is the kerning. In this short video by The Futur, typography and lettering instructor Nils Lindstrom shows you how to kern effectively between different kinds of letters – curved, straight, and diagonal. Nils explains how different letterforms create different kinds of optical spacing between characters, and how proper kerning helps maintain optical uniformity. Watch below.
00:09 – How to kern between two curved letters
00:30 – Between straight letters
00:38 – Between straight and curved letters
00:57 – Between two diagonal letters
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