Font choices can have an impact on how your message is communicated and how people feel about the words on the page.
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I have to admit with a little embarrassment that the first time I have seen paper art of this magnitude was this year, when I published an article called Pulp World: Wonderful Paper Sculptures and which featured paper art “illustrations” from various designers. They were pretty amazing but I found something even more impressive in [...]
For now the service is pretty much the same as what is offered by Google Web Fonts, but there is [...]
For many artists and web designers, typography is one of their favorite parts of design. Creating a well-designed typography work is not an easy task and takes time and patience. Simply by changing the font’s color, line-height, style, and size, you can call attention to certain parts of your content, and de-emphasize others. Choosing the [...]
Peter Biľak on the process of designing his newly released Karloff typeface, demonstrating just how closely related beauty and ugliness are. Karloff explores the idea of irreconcilable differences — how two extremes could be combined into a coherent whole. In 2010 I was invited to a design conference in Copenhagen to speak on the subject [...]
Sometimes the toughest part of getting started with a first design project can be understanding the language of design. Typographers, for example, have a whole language of their own that relates to type, fonts and design. To have an open and successful conversation in your next design meeting, it will help to fully understand the [...]
Back to it’s invention in the 1860′s, typewriters have been a revolutionary equipment that changed the way people write and communicate. Typewriting has been used …
I’ve been using icon fonts for a few projects lately instead of graphical icons. There are several advantages to using icon fonts. Scale them with CSS Color them with CSS…
A review by James Puckett When it comes to the Gilded Age, the canon of design history teaches of broadside posters and the Kelmscott press. Wood type and artistic printing have attracted a following and are fighting their way in. Further outside the canon lies a neglected facet of design woven into society, personal lives [...]
I could link to every piece in Andreas Scheiger “Evolution of Type” series. This time he uses a combination of wood, [...]
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It’s essential for Designers to have a good understanding of typography and selection as the importance of typography in design can’t be neglected. The proper selection of typography can convert your normal design into attractive piece of art. Among other things, effective typography manages to achieve three necessary objectives of web designing are Look, Appearance and Outcome which helps you to keep apart from normal wave. Display typography is a potent element in graphic design, w
Comparing Exemplar Pro to the 1950s hand carving, I noticed that a lot of the capital letters (N, M, C, H) and numerals (7, 1, 6) were sympathetic in design. The letterforms in Exemplar Pro have a roundness and rhythm that I liked, as well as a slightly calligraphic or hand-drawn quality. I wanted to avoid typefaces that were coldly geometric or mechanical. I was dealing with the names of people who had died tragically. Their families would visit this memorial regularly. I didn’t want the