FontLab 8: Tutorials¶
FontLab 8 text tutorials by Dave Lawrence New
These tutorials are a great starting point for exploring typeface design and FontLab 8. They cover essential design techniques, and various ways of using the app.
Notes on type design by Gunnlaugur SE Briem New
Short introduction to Latin-script type design, based on a course that type designer and handwriting guru Gunnlaugur SE Briem taught in 1996. All-time favorite!
FontLab video tutorials by Adam & Dave
If you prefer video tutorials, start with this video series. Dive FontLab and typeface design, get essential tips and insights, and follow the making of process of Dave Lawrence’s typefaces.
FontLab in-depth videos by Adam
Explore the in-depth videos with Adam Twardoch. Get an overview of FontLab, learn how to create variable fonts and how to integrate FontLab with other font-making apps.
More FontLab videos
We have even more video tutorials created by FontLab’s vibrant community of users. These videos cover various topics, from simple drawing to advanced OpenType production. And they come in several languages, so if you’re not an English speaker, you should also find something suitable for you!
Videos about typography and typeface design
Finally, explore over 1,500 videos on typography and type design, organized into playlists.