Games for Designers


Last year, I wrote a little item about Kern Type, a fun little game that teaches players how to kern type. 


It’s part of Design for Programmers, a course in design for analytical and logical thinkers. 

And now Kern Type is joined by Shape Type, a game where you use Bezier handles to try and recreate the shapes of some famous fonts. It’ll test your type knowledge and your vector-pulling prowess.


You get a score based on how accurate your letter shapes were.

And when you’ve had enough font fun, check out Color, a color matching game where you have just a few seconds to manipulate a color wheel to match specific hues, saturations, and color combinations. It’s fiendishly simple and addictive.

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