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A-Z typography tips with Chris Rowson

Chris Rowson TBWA Chiat NY shares his advice to young creatives for breaking the mould with typography and learning new skills

Chris Rowson at New Blood Festival

As head of design and ECD at TBWA Chiat NY, Chris Rowson’s career advice for young creatives entering the creative industry and learn more about typography was to get out there.

“Don’t be afraid to fail. Try new things and techniques, there are so many possibilities out there.”

Chris Rowson

Rowson’s A-Z of typography spoke about interesting use of kerning and leading, negative space, and experimenting with algorithms and new technology within typography.

Chris goes on to say by learning experimental typography, and how to improve your typography and lettering knowledge, designers can convey powerful and meaningful messages in their work.

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For more ideas and inspiration, check out these beautiful examples of typography.

If you are interested in tips from senior creatives about how to land a creative job or make your mark on the industry, learn more about New Blood Awards.

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