DevCon 2014: Designing with Type: Lessons Learned from the Real World - Bob Shockey

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Bob Shockey (Alchemy Consulting Group)


Session Code: DES009


Typography is a primary element of graphic design, and there are core typographic skills that every FileMaker developer should have. Take a journey through the key aspects of this important subject. Examine what can be learned from magazines, newspapers, and advertising. Learn the essential elements of typographic design. See hands-on techniques for organizing data for a design, and how to arrange, differentiate, and standardize data on a screen or printed page . You’ll walk away from this session able to use knowledge usually reserved for high-level designers.


What you should know

Basic FileMaker layout skills.


Products & Technologies

  • FileMaker Pro
  • FileMaker Go


What You Will Learn

  • Essential elements of typographic design
  • Hands-on techniques for organizing data for type design
  • Arranging and standardizing data on screen and page
  • Preparing for customized themes and styles


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