Presented here are a variety of articles on or related to desktop publishing. As time allows, we’ll add additional articles so check back regularly. If there’s a related topic you’d like to see covered, email us!

If you have any questions about this or any article, send us an email. If you come across an unfamilar term in these articles, refer to our Desktop Publishing Glossary.

The Rosetta Stone
Discovery of this ancient giant slab by Napoleonic soldiers led to unlocking the mystery of Egyptian hieroglyphs.

The History of Writing
The development of alphabets and writing systems over the ages.

The Printed Word, Part 1
A short history on printing and pre-press.

The Printed Word, Part 2
The more common printing processes.

Understanding Typefaces, Part 1
The basic letter forms and their uses.

Understanding Typefaces, Part 2
The evolution of typefaces.

Understanding Typefaces, Part 3
The various parts of letter forms

Understanding Typefaces, Part 4
Typographical marks and their use.

 

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