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Word Play with Type on a Path

InDesign Magazine Issue 132: After EffectsThis article appeared in Issue 132 of InDesign Magazine.

Creating Games with the Type on a Path Tool

InDesign’s Type on a Path tool is one of many built-in devices for designing unique and eye-catching typography. But aside from setting an occasional bit of display type (or, say, chapters of Alice in Wonderland), where might this tool be useful? Type on a Path is as versatile as it is fun, and you can use it to create word games that can challenge thinking, provoke curiosity, and drive marketing. Here are some examples for inspiration, with tips on technique along the way.

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Maya P. Lim works at the intersection of design and writing to share ideas and spark curiosity. Her work has appeared in CreativePro, PRINT, HOW, Design Observer, and Adobe Create, among other publications. Say hello on Twitter @MayaPLim and at
  • Terre Dunivant says:

    Love your article! Thank you, Maya.

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