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Personality of Type

In this tutorial, Joseph Caserto invites you to think about how type tells a story.

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In a branding context, type is an important visual element with its own personality, which the viewer will inevitably associate with the personality of the brand. In this tutorial, Joseph Caserto invites you to think about how type tells a story, comparing and contrasting typefaces of various families, weights, and cases.

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Joseph Caserto
Joseph Caserto is an award winning Graphic Artist based in New York City who specializes in publication art direction and design. He earned a BFA with honors in Communications Design from Pratt Institute, where he completed one of the first classes in graphic design produced with a Macintosh. With over 15 years of professional experience, mostly from national consumer magazines with circulations in the multi-millions, he is currently a freelance art director and designer whose clients include BusinessWeek, Marie Claire, PC, TV Guide, and Vibe magazines. Joseph is a member of The Graphic Artists' Guild and The Society of Publication Designers, and has taught at The City College of New York and NYU. A lifetime resident of New York State, he grew up in the State's historic Mid-Hudson Valley, and has lived in Brooklyn since the late 1980s. He was recently awarded a 2008 American Graphic Design Award, and a 2008 Create Award, Silver, for the cover of the April 2008 issue of BW Chicago, a BusinessWeek publication.