Kerning - SteveZ DesignZ

Kerning

Kerning – This term is used in graphic design for the spacing between letters and/or words. #Kerning

Kerning

Kerning - This term is used in graphic design for the spacing between letters and/or words. #Kerning

Sometimes, some letters and even words cause a bigger or smaller space between then. In some cases you may have to adjust that spacing. When you do the adjustment on that spacing you are kerning the letters or words.

Some fonts are mono spaced fonts, meaning one they take up the same width. That can cause gaps.

Kerning helps to make it easier to read and helps with the design composition.

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Steve is a freelance graphic designer. He has been in graphic design since high school and continued on to get an Associates of Applied Science degree in graphic design too. He has since worked mostly in advertising design for various newspapers and shoppers. He has also worked for a couple sign companies. Over all nearly 30 lifetime years of graphic design.

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