2018 Quote collection for designers. Think, learn and grow.

This is a personal collection of quotes I came across throughout 2018 while reading books, blogs, and other resources. Enjoy! Quote 1 “Fall in love with a problem, not a specific solution” — Laura Javier, Product Designer at Instagram Quote 2 “I learned to sell the problem before the solution to activate change. Source: 2018 … Continue reading 2018 Quote collection for designers. Think, learn and grow.

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Adobe Adds 600+ Classic Monotype Fonts to CC

Adobe Adds 600+ Classic Monotype Fonts to CC abduzeedo Aug 08, 2018 Today Adobe announced the addition of 665 fonts from Monotype, one of the largest most influential type providers in the world, to the Adobe Typekit library ; as well as new type features coming to Illustrator CC and InDesign CC. Source: Adobe Adds … Continue reading Adobe Adds 600+ Classic Monotype Fonts to CC

How to choose fonts for your web design

There are a million things to think about when building the perfect web design: creating graphics, picking colors, choosing the right images… But there’s one thing people like to underestimate when creating their website and that’s choosing fonts. Source: How to choose fonts for your web design

10 extraordinary examples of typography in posters

Typography can make or break a poster. No matter how perfect the imagery, if the type isn't conveyed in the right way, the design has failed – which is why choice of typography in poster design is so important. Whether you're designing gig or movie poster , a product advert or digital campaign, these examples … Continue reading 10 extraordinary examples of typography in posters

Velvetyne’s new font Trickster is cool, weird, maybe ugly, “but at least it’s not your usual Helv”

“When the Velvetyne crew and I published the typeface, I called it ‘a smooth blend of Merovingian writing, blackletter influences and contemporary shapes,’” designer Jean Baptiste Morizot says of his typeface, Trickster. “It’s a smart way to say I don’t know how to label it properly.” Released via playful French type foundry Velvetyne, Trickster as … Continue reading Velvetyne’s new font Trickster is cool, weird, maybe ugly, “but at least it’s not your usual Helv”

Altero: A font for larger-than-life words

Altero is a free font with a bold look designed Stefano Giliberti. It comes in two styles (Regular and Outlined), contains 505 glyphs and supports 91 languages. The post Altero: A font for larger-than-life words appeared first on Freebiesbug . Source: Altero: A font for larger-than-life words

Elegant Fonts That You Should Include in Your Designs

Advertisement If you didn’t already know this, I’ll say it. Elegant fonts are trending lately among designers and people who like good typography. You will see them used in lots of logos, social media images and site hero sections. Some of these elegant fonts can be a bit artistic, while other elegant fonts can be … Continue reading Elegant Fonts That You Should Include in Your Designs

Typography for Everyone Makes Texts Much Easier to Read

If you, as a page owner, think you didn’t have to care about typography, you’re wrong. The legibility of your texts also depends on the typography. Thus, in the following article, I want to cover this typography for everyone. Naturally, typography has always been one of the most important elements in classic design. When studying … Continue reading Typography for Everyone Makes Texts Much Easier to Read

FS Industrie: Fontsmith launches brand new adaptive type system

Type foundry Fontsmith has launched FS Industrie, a new adaptive type system designed around five different widths and seven different weights, creating a total of 70 different variants (including italics). Fontsmith’s type design director Phil Garnham provides some context behind the new release: “We are on the cusp of a new age in digital typeface … Continue reading FS Industrie: Fontsmith launches brand new adaptive type system

Fontfabric Font Bundle of 90+ Fonts – only $29!If you’re looking…

Fontfabric Font Bundle of 90+ Fonts - only $29! If you’re looking for a great set of fonts, this Fontfabric Font Bundle is sure to put a big fat smile on your face! That’s because with just 1 deal, you’ll get yourself more than 90 different fonts! You’ll get yourself some of the greatest Sans … Continue reading Fontfabric Font Bundle of 90+ Fonts – only $29!If you’re looking…

Find your type: Here’s our guide for adding fonts to Photoshop

Photoshop may have “photo” in its name, but it is designed for all manner creative possibilities, including working with text. It’s also expandable, not limited to the fonts that come pre-installed or are already on your computer. Source: Find your type: Here’s our guide for adding fonts to Photoshop

Smarter Font IdentificationIdentifying a font just got a little…

Smarter Font Identification Identifying a font just got a little easier today. The WhatTheFont mobile app has been redesigned and relaunched with several great new features. In the past, I’ve had to play tricks to identify script fonts by manually spacing out individual glyphs for identifiers to recognise letters, but I’m glad that this is … Continue reading Smarter Font IdentificationIdentifying a font just got a little…

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Future Fonts | Communication Arts

 COMMUNICATION ARTS  | Read the article on communicationarts.com > Future Fonts | Communication Arts Background: With Lizy Gershenzon and Travis Kochel from Scribble Tone, we were trying to make something interesting for graphic designers who are especially passionate about typography and typeface selection. By offering in-progress versions of really beautiful typefaces, we were trying to connect … Continue reading Future Fonts | Communication Arts

How to find a suitable text font?

Searching for the right font for a text-intensive design project can feel like trying to solve a riddle. This is because the requirements for a suitable font are actually much more complex than it seems at first glance – and the almost endless number of available fonts doesn’t make the decision any easier, either. But … Continue reading How to find a suitable text font?

One City, One Wall, Two Fonts

The division in postwar Berlin was evident not only in the presence of the wall, the street signs on either side bore two different typefaces. As the wall came down, Verena Gerlach and Ole Schäfer captured and documented the designs and from this, the FF City Style Volume was born. In celebration of the Day … Continue reading One City, One Wall, Two Fonts

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La Parisienne: Classy Script font by Sinikka Li ( weandthecolor)

Recently designed and published by Sinikka Li, a German hand-lettering artist and typographer, La Parisienne is a handwritten signature typeface that comes with over 128 stylistic ligatures to let you create typographic work with a natural handwriting style. The font works on both systems Mac and PC.

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See What Your Font Choice Says About You In This Tongue-In-Cheek Infographic ( TAXI Daily)

This tongue-in-cheek infographic is not for the easily offended. The type of font that you use not only evokes particular emotions in the reader, but also reflects certain aspects about who you are as a person. 

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The 5 types of fonts and how to use them ( 99 designs)

If you’re dipping a toe into the wide world of typography, it probably seems a bit overwhelming. More than almost any other design element, fonts deliver both messages and feeling to your viewer almost instantaneously, so it’s really important to pick the right type of font.

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Looking at the Most Popular Google Fonts (speckboy.com)

The impact Google Fonts has had on the web is undeniable. Since its somewhat humble beginnings in 2010, the 800+ fonts now hosted by the library have been viewed well over 19 trillion times. Of course, the likes of Adobe and others have followed suit with font repositories of their own.