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The importance of typography in design can’t be overestimated. The accuracy, precision and balance of geometric forms can give letters the elegance and sharpness they deserve. Besides, elegant fonts can help to convey the message in a more convenient way.
This roundup was gathered through a combination of top notch Google-ing and What the Font? -ing. Midway through my travels across the internet, I stumbled upon a Web 2.0 logo font roundup , which is worth a look as well. You’ve seen these fonts, now you get to learn their names: Twitter – Pico Alphabet (Modified) Digg – FFF Forward (Modified)
Though there’s a broad variety of fonts available for download online, designers keep on tracing the fresh ones to enhance their design copy, a website, brochure, or even an advertisement in a brand new an’ awesome way. Still, the free stuff could not always boast of good quality – premium goodies always demand some kind of money investment. However, now it’s possible to find the appropriate font that’s free, clear, beautiful, and effective for design purposes.
The Victorian tradition of coupling bad literature with great art and decoration has been a rich source of material for us. We found another resource in this tradition in the book A Checked Love Affair written (badly) by Paul Leicester Ford, with some unremarkable illustrations from Harrison Fisher (whose work is showcased in our American Beauties package), but redeemed by a really outstanding set of ornate, decorative borders and emblems by George Wharton Edwards. We’ve brought these lovely victorian borders together into a special mini-package with four decorative emblems and six high resolution, detailed borders. In addition to 12 large size, high-resolution images it also includes cleaned up and ready to use versions of 10 color borders. The whole collection is available for just $10 and you can order it online from our site in our ONLINE STORE .
Top 25 Geekiest Free Fonts (And Where You Can Get Them) Monday, May 14, 2007 at 11:33am by The Free Geek There are thousands of familiar fonts out there if you think about it. From beverages (everyone knows the Coca-Cola font ) to rock bands ( AC/DC , for instance), you can use a famous font for just about anything and people will instantly recognize where it’s from.
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Typography is the art and techniques of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyphs. Display typography is a potent element in graphic design, where there is less concern for readability and more potential for using type in an artistic manner. The proper selection of typography can convert your normal design into very 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. Below you’ll find Collection of High-Quality Free Fonts to Enhance Your Designs by which you can save money and focus on making great applications.
Every now and again we take a look around, select “fresh” high-quality free fonts and present them to you in a brief overview. The choice is enormous, so the time you need to find them is usually the time you should be investing in your current projects. We search for them and we find them, so you don’t have to. In this selection we’re glad to present you Junction, Nadia Serif, Nilland, CartoGothic Std, Bergamo Std, Comic Serif, Birra Stout, Vegur and a couple of other high-quality free fonts. Please read the license agreements carefully before using the fonts — the license can change from time to time. 15 Fresh High-Quality Free Fonts
Here you'll find various fonts that you can download for free. Please feel free to browse around and download them. We currently have 568 free fonts available for download: Font downloads have been disabled until further notice as it has been brought to our attention that some of the fonts within the database require licenses.
On 04.01.09, In Design , by Keranm 23 fonts that will set your design apart from all the rest Fonts have come a long way, today’s designers are looking more and more for fonts that are full of life, with subtleties of space and shape. Fonts are as much about what’s not there as what is. This collection celebrates the clean modern fonts, that give a striking elegance to any page, with bold lines, white space and clean curves. What’s better – all these fonts are free (NOTE: Ambrosia is a trial font sorry)
A few weeks ago, I showed you some of the best fonts for use in grunge style design . Creating grungy designs can be fun, but sometimes a site requires a cleaner approach, one where artsy design elements take a back seat to clear presentation of content. Typography plays a big role in this type of design. If you have been struggling to find the right font for your clean designs, here are 40 of them that are both clean and beautiful. Museo Sans
Learn how to earn $125 or more per hour as a freelancer - Click Here Font selection for headlines on websites can be critical to achieving the right look and drawing the proper attention with the headlines. Here is a look at more than 50 fonts that will give you some options for creating strong headlines that communicate a message.
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101 Awesome Downloadable Fonts for Designers Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 9:06am by The Free Geek Despite its prominence, Arial and other de-facto fonts just aren’t attractive enough for most designers. Fortunately, there are a number of foundries that create some truly impressive fonts, and are happy to share them with others. We’ve highlighted 101 of them here, but keep in mind that many request that you provide credit or at least ask for permission for commercial use.