29 Remarkable Lettering and Typography Designs for Inspiration

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I love hand lettering typography design and today I share some of the amazing handmade lettering, calligraphy and typography designs for type lovers

29 Remarkable Lettering and Typography Designs for Inspiration

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graphicdesignjunction.com

I love hand lettering typography design and today I share some of the amazing handmade lettering, calligraphy and typography designs for type lovers. All lettering and typography posters have motivational, inspirational quotes and thoughts that can give you strength and power to work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. In this showcase … Continue reading 29 Remarkable Lettering and Typography Designs for Inspiration

The rules of responsive web typography

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 CREATIVE BLOQ

Responsive web typography is tough – you need to have both design chops and technical know-how. But however tricky it might be, getting it wrong isn't an option, because typography is the cornerstone of web design. How do you get both the design and code right? How do your developers communicate with pixel-pushing designers? How can … Continue reading The rules of responsive web typography

The Microsite: A Definitive How-to Guide for Their Effective Use

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 BOAGWORLD - USER EXPERIENCE ADVICE 

Much like a chainsaw, a microsite can be a useful tool in the right hands or disastrous in the wrong ones. That is why I have written this definitive guide to their use. In this post we cover:But let’s start with the fundamental question of what exactly makes a microsite.

Typography for Everyone Makes Texts Much Easier to Read

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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

Blup Numbers Shows the Inside of Typography

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Blup Numbers is a collaborative typography project for the 36DaysOfTypes Open Call, dedicated to explore the forms and fluids along with typography, where the use of the color and textures take on major importance, creating an imaginary world where typography is shown their inside side. The project was created and shared by T A V O ., … Continue reading Blup Numbers Shows the Inside of Typography

Every graphic designer can benefit from taking online courses like these

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Image: pixabay By TEAM COMMERCEMashable Deals2018-02-20 11:00:00 UTC Americans spend nearly 11 hours a day glued to a screen, a recent Nielsen report indicates. It may be spent playing video games, checking social media, streaming shows, or god-forbid, working, but the fact is that the average person devotes almost half a day to the screen. … Continue reading Every graphic designer can benefit from taking online courses like these

Amazon makes changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

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Washington Post — Technology

Several people who own Amazon Echo speakers have reported a strange bug: The Alexa voice assistant has been laughing for apparently no reason. Some users on Twitter and Reddit say the outbursts have been entirely spontaneous. Others have said that Alexa has laughed after being asked to turn on the lights — and may have misheard the … Continue reading Amazon makes changes to stop Alexa from randomly laughing at users

Bezier curve the maths of the “Pen Tool”

The Bezier Curve is the mathematics behind the "Pen Tool" a graphic designer's primary drawing tool. A Bezier Curve is a curved line in which its shape is defined by a mathematical equation.  They are used in vector applications such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as InDesign and Quark Express. It consists of two anchor points and levers that control the angle at which the curves leaves the end points.  Without Bezier curves it would be almost impossible to produce the multitude of unique and beautiful designs.

Lombardic capitals

Lombardic Type​

The above drawings show an example of Lombardic letters.  The Lombardic letters were a development by the Italians of the old Roman cursive letters. Most types that are based on them are stiff and formal.

Typography Photo Effect

How to Create a Typography Photo Effect Action in Adobe Photoshop (design.tutsplus.com)

What You'll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing typography effect. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time.

Lettering by Marla Moore Lettering by Marla Moore

Lettering by Marla Moore (vectrowave)

Lettering poster was drawn by Marla Moore

Isol on Experimental Picture Books, Visual Literacy and The Infinitely Yielding Picture

Isol on Experimental Picture Books, Visual Literacy and The Infinitely Yielding Picture (printmag.com)

From where does visual literacy first spring? Picture books. A child splayed comfortably on a parent's lap, is exquisitely attuned to "reading" every element of design: typography, line, shape, colour. Heard aloud, the spare text of a picture book hangs over the scene, casting it in amber.

Good Graphic Design is Critical to Solidifying Your Brand’s Image (reblog)

You have probably heard the saying ‘a picture conveys a thousand words.' You can use this concept to promote the brand image of the products or services you are offering to sell to the public via an eye-catching graphic design of your organization’s logo .

The difference between oblique and italic

The difference between italics and oblique typefaces

Italics are probably the most common form of typographic emphasis and is used in both text and display settings.  True-drawn italics are usually a unique and separate design from their Roman brethren.  Aldus Manutius, a commercial printer, was looking for a way to fit more type onto a page and to reduce the price of his low-cost editions.

Design News Daily- Friday 26th January 2018

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.

Design News Daily- Thursday 25th January 2018

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.