This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series. Lauren Hom is a graphic designer and illustrator based in New+ Continue Reading
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An industrial sans by Scribble Tone, a homage to Spanish calligraphy by ReType, an art deco inspired sans by Typetantic, a crisp icon font from Symbolset, a space saving serif by Outras Fontes, a sans inspired by the golden era of surf by Kyle Wayne Benson, a retro-chic display face by Type-Ø-Tones, and a Bauhaus [...]
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. Click here to view all Friday Fresh Free FontsMarvel by Carolina Trebol Download Marvel Angry Birds Download Angry Birds Kreon by Julie Petretta Download Kreon Ventography by Måns Gre
We all know that typography is about creating legible and readable forms of letters, but sometimes we see type as the main attraction of a …
Nike developed a new design for a T-Shirt the theme of which is "Bring the Heat". Now any other brand would have used the stereotypical elements to create a very immemorial design, but not Nike. The design team consists of professionals with the likes of Colin Flynn (Creative Director), Jeff Wertz (Senior Art Director), and Stefan Chinof (illustrator). Many a creative teams have used the sun a cliché for heat. The challenge faced by the Nike creative warriors was to come up with a theme t
Within the typographic communities, people have debated on a very insignificant issue: Do serifs contribute to the legibility of typefaces, and are sans serif typefaces less legible? Like many things, these two different fonts have pros and cons. The following infographic takes a look at the raging argument of serif vs sans serif. Enjoy! From: Urbanfonts.com Check out our previous infographics: How Profitable are Apple Stores? [Infographic] How to Look Better in Personal Goog
In 2013 to mark the bicentenary of Bodoni’s death, designers Riccardo Olocco and Jonathan Pierini will publish the Parmigiano Typographic System which has the ambition of being the most extended family of fonts ever to have been inspired by the great punchcutter and printer who spent most of his life in Parma. Compulsive Bodoni is the name of the [...]
Are you a big fan of hand drawn fonts? If yes this post is perfect for you! We’ve selected 10 of the best hand drawn fonts we could find. As a designer fonts are very important, that’s why if you need to add some more fonts to your collections you should look at these 15 Free [...]
Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to images everything is full of great design and typography inspiration. Users can submit their typography designs. Click here to check out all the previous Typography Mania Make sure to click on each image to go to original location where you can check out more work from each artist and designer. Submit your Typography work From now on you can submit y
There are many typefaces options out there, complex and different in styles, and it can be difficult to choose one for a project. How do you actually do that? Firstly, you will have to imagine the impression of the audience, what they will think about it, if it’s appropriate for them and useful in the [...]
Typography is a key ingredient in more or less any type of design and a great use of typography can have a significant impact. Therefore, many designers put a lot [...]
One of the essential elements in designing a website is the typography. Here’s a cool Photoshop tutorial which I discovered via Abduzeedo, which is an X-ray design that is inspired from Homer Simpson’s head X-ray shot. The effect is nice and it brings an interesting look to your site. According to the creator, the steps are simple but needs a [...]
Fonts also have special characters called ligatures—subtle, often hardly noticeable, tweaks to the letterforms that are used to aid reading. Take, for instance, two consecutive “f” characters. A good font will convert that “ff” into a single ligature where the fs connect smoothly. There are several standard ligatures, including ff, fl, and fi. But there is no reason you can’t also define your own. In a font file, it is a simple substitution; all the ligature i