The three-letter kerning technique

Ilene Strizver explains how kerning your display type three letters at a time can help beginners get a feel for this essential typographic skill.

Ilene Strizver of The Type Studio explains via TypeTalk how kerning your display type three letters at a time can help beginners get a feel for this essential typographic skill:

Three-letter kerning

Three-letter kerning

In another TypeTalk article Ilene explains the origins of kerning – in the days of metal typesetting, the shank of a character had to be cut away, allowing letters to overlap for a better fit:

The kerning of metal type

The kerning of metal type

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