Tip #5: 9 point is not too small*

When you’re working in print, don’t be afraid of small text. You were probably taught to hover around 12pt., which is a perfectly fine size, but it doesn’t need to be the default. Most printed documents will read perfectly fine in 11, 10, or even 9 point.

Hell, some newspapers set smaller, with stock listings going as small as 4 point.

*For print. On screens, it’s a very different conversation.

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