Language is quite useful, really. OK, sure, in the post-truth age of fake news the inherent slipperiness of language itself becomes increasingly tricky to navigate and negotiate, but still – language is what allows you to order a pizza, enjoy six episodes of Kath and Kim back to back, andRead More →

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“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 FrenchRead More →

Altero is a free font with a bold look designed and released by Stefano Giliberti. It comes in two styles (Regular and Outlined), contains 505 glyphs, including app caps letter, numerals and symbols and supports 91 languages. Altero is a great choice for designing typefaces, headlines, banners, ads, posters andRead More →

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, whileRead More →

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 aRead More →

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 yourselfRead More →

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. This is good news, because those stock fonts aren’t good enough for you,Read More →

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, butRead More →

future-fonts

 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,Read More →

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 theRead More →

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.Read More →

la parisienne script font

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.Read More →

6 different fonts

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. Read More →

5 types of fonts

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.Read More →

All the typefaces used on the iconic Huy Fong sriracha label

Fonts in Use took a crack at identifying the crazy quilt of typefaces used on the label of Huy Fong sriracha. The most prominent Latin text elements are rendered in a variety of informal script typefaces released >>Read More →

google fonts

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.Read More →

Are You Choosing the Right Font for Your Website?

Are You Choosing the Right Font for Your Website? There is an art to choosing the right font to suit the tone and style of your website. Have you ever seen a website where the font choice just seemed off? On the other hand, there are times when a font seems to perfectly match the tone of the design.Read More →

roxborough calligraphic serif

We haven’t posted about typeface design for quite a long time, so it’s time to change that. Today we feature the Roxborough typeface created and shared by Connary Fagen. The design is a dramatic, voguish serif, influenced by calligraphy and hand lettering .Read the article on Abduzeedo >Read More →

Banner for repost typography

There’s a saying in the field of designing that “the best designs are those which you don’t notice”. But how are you going to appreciate the aesthetics of a design if it does not stand out? If you want your audience to admire your work, you need to start working on something that is not just distinctly visible but also makes your audience take a pause and admire the efforts you have put in through your creative skills.Read More →