The Ligature

The Ligature

Typography is known as an invisible art: if done correctly, the reader will never notice. One of the hallmarks of a well-designed typeface is the ligature. In its simplest terms, a ligature is two or more letters crafted into a single character to improve the...
Lining and Non-Lining Figures

Lining and Non-Lining Figures

Something you may not have noticed when reading your favourite book, magazine, journal or any piece of correctly typeset copy is the style of the numerals used within the text. As with most elements of professional typography and typesetting, the Devil is in the...