Ilene Strizver

Ilene Strizver, founder of The Type Studio, is a typographic consultant, designer, writer and educator specializing in all aspects of visual communication, from the aesthetic to the technical. Her book, Type Rules! The designer’s guide to professional typography, 4th edition, has received numerous accolades from the type and design community.

Articles by Ilene Strizver

Setting Readable Reversed Type

Setting type in reverse (white or light-colored type on a dark background), is a design technique frequently used to help to establish hierarchy, create emphasis, or just to [...]

January 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Confusing Type Terms, Part 1

The ability to talk about type and design, and say what you mean with clarity and accuracy, is an essential skill for designers. Within the language of typography, there are [...]

September 13, 2017 // 3 Comments

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