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so i've been a designer for some time and for some reason cannot master kerning. Certain letters always throw me off such as "T" "X" "W" "Y"
I came across an interesting article that talks about kerning ... http://www.wired.com/underwire/2007/04/the_math_behind/ ... "The Law of Optical Volumes states that the area between any two letters in a word must be of equal measure throughout the word, and remain consistent throughout the body of text."
While I understand this concept, certain letter combinations make this impossible ... for example "TT" and "XT" are inevitably going to have more negative space in between them than letter pairs such as "MM" or "OO".
Does anyone have any thoughts or advice? Or examples of how these letters are dealt with properly?
Thanks in adv for any insight.