Be flexible and sweat the small stuff
Design a book of poetry with special consideration for the conventions of typesetting verse
6 × 9 inches (152 × 229mm)
Centering text on the longest line
Harnessing OpenType features like discretionary ligatures
Managing text flow
Inspiration & Resources
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Typography is often put to many frivolous, uninteresting, and uninspiring uses — advertisements, propaganda, unfunny jokes. But can anyone think of a more important, more sacred, more essential use for typography than to provide a voice for a poem? To set the stage for beautiful ...