Learn to Kern

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In typography, kerning is the process of adjusting the spacing between characters in a proportional font to make it more visually pleasing. Instead of giving equal space between the characters, the designer kerns to optimize optical space. Joshua Johnson wrote a great article for Design Shack titled 8 Simple and Useful Tips for Kerning Type. He shares the difference between kerning and tracking, tells us what letters to watch out for, and provides tips on when and how to kern. Do yourself and your clients a favor and learn to kern.

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