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CorelDRAW X5 The Official Guide by Gary David Bouton

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CHAPTER 13 Typography Rules and Conventions

The art of typography isn’t easily separated from the art of illustration—text and graphics have coexisted on the printed page since there was a printed page. This chapter is a departure of sorts from regular documentation of CorelDRAW because before you drive the CorelDRAW text engine, you need to know the rules of the road. For example, the physical appearance of text should complement an illustration. Think of a font choice as the attire in which your message appears and CorelDRAW as the boutique where you shop for accessories to dress up your message.

Like successful design work, typography has rules, such as hyphenation, punctuation, justification, line spacing; in addition to the rules, typography ...

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