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In recent years people have started to experiment with numerous systems of embedding web fonts into their pages. This is great for times when designers really want to have total control over their typesetting. This method has a few drawbacks, however. Most notably people using certain types of browsers won’t be able to load embedded typefaces at all. To make matters worse mobile users will probably gawk at the way that pages load if they’re designed this way. Fortunately there’
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For Type Lovers With the holidays fast approaching, I’m sure you have it all under control. You’re smart, you planned well in advance and have already purchased your gifts, so that you’ll avoid being trampled by hordes of panicked last-minute shoppers. But just in case you haven’t, here are a few ideas: Tattly Designed for […]
Bryan Todd is an amazing illustrator and lettering artist out of Louisville, Kentucky. His work vary from digital, painting, wood and everything in between. Take a look at some amazing inspiration by Bryan Todd. For more from Bryan Todd visit bryanpatricktodd.com
Besides warm sentiment, heartfelt feelings and good tidings, your holiday cards need one other element: great typography. With Christmas cards on their way to many homes and Hanukkah recently in your mind, it’s time to put together a beautiful card that shows friends and family how much you care for them and wish them a wonderful new year. Holiday fonts typically are highly decorative, with oversized swoops and swirls, but they still have to be legible. Here are 10 of the best holiday font
Happy to announce the launch of 1001 pt, a new range of A2 screen prints, with glyphs set at precisely 1001 pt. As a special offer, you can have all four prints for just $101 (including shipping to anywhere in the world). 2014 will see the introduction of many more 1001 pt products, so stay […]
In this post I'm going to show you some of the tools that I use in my workflow when working with type in Photoshop. Anti-Aliasing The elephant in the room seems to be as good of a place as any to start this post. In previous versions of Photoshop (pre-CS6) selecting the type of anti-aliasing method to use came down to choosing the best from a bad bunch really. However, a few months ago Adobe introduced two new OS-native options in the anti-aliasing settings in Photoshop: “Mac” and
Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts that will sure help you improve your typography work. Check out what I selected for you on this FFFF post and make sure to comeback for more next week. View all FFFF posts Dolce Vita by MuraKnockout Media & Design Download Dolce Vita Borg by Titus Prod Download Borg Mohave by Absolute Foundry Download Mohave
Icons. They certainly make the world go round. Well, at least the World Wide Web, that is. If you're looking to add a set of icons to your latest project (be it an app, a template, theme, website, or whatnot), you most likely have some very specific needs. There's size, style and variety. With a library of more than 800 unique icons, the PictoFoundry Elite Pro pack should more than cover it. Besides including 852 high-quality, professional icons spread out over 13 different categories, this c
A whimsical serif by FontFont, a Dutch inspired family from Bold Monday, a scribble inspired face by Letters From Sweden, a rounded sans from 205, a contemporary display by Alex Trochut, a mellow sans by S-Core, playful icons from Symbolset, and an elegant sans by Rene Bieder. FontFont: FF Quixo Designed by Frank Grießhammer FF […]
Typefaces are the most elemental resource designers have in their toolbox. They’re a great way to add personality to designs, and really make your projects stand out. Unfortunately, building a large library of quality fonts is incredibly expensive. With professional grade fonts often retailing in excess of $200 each, a large selection to choose from […]
Every month we showcased some great collections of free fonts and we are not going to stop there! We would like to present to you a 17 new free fonts and typefaces for november 2013. You can use some of these fonts for specific purposes and others can be used for general use. Feel free […]