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New High-Quality Free Fonts - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement Every now and then, we look around, select fresh free high-quality fonts and present them to you in a brief overview.

New High-Quality Free Fonts - Smashing Magazine

The choice is enormous, so the time you need to find them is usually time you should be investing in your projects. We search for them and find them so that you don’t have to. In this selection, we’re pleased to present Tondu, Banda, Morning Glory, Matilde, Bohema, Weston Round Slab, Highlands, Cabin, Linden Hill and other fonts. Please note that while most fonts are available for commercial projects, some are for personal use only and are clearly marked as such in their descriptions.

New High-Quality Free Fonts Bohema Bohema is a unique art-deco typeface with a modern twist. Morning Glory An experimental font by Luis Armesilla, released under a Creative Commons license. Highlands Highlands is a charming slab-serif font that draws inspiration from the US’ good ol’ National Park posters. Black & White (The link was removed due to copyright infringement. (al) “What Font Should I Use?”: Five Principles for Choosing and Using Typefaces - Smashing Magazine.

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“What Font Should I Use?”: Five Principles for Choosing and Using Typefaces - Smashing Magazine

There seem to be endless choices — from normal, conventional-looking fonts to novelty candy cane fonts and bunny fonts — with no way of understanding the options, only never-ending lists of categories and recommendations. Selecting the right typeface is a mixture of firm rules and loose intuition, and takes years of experience to develop a feeling for. Here are five guidelines for picking and using fonts that I’ve developed in the course of using and teaching typography. 25 New Free High-Quality Fonts - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement Every now and then we look around, select fresh free high-quality fonts and present them to you in a brief overview.

25 New Free High-Quality Fonts - Smashing Magazine

The choice is enormous, so the time you need to find them is usually time you should be investing in your projects. We search for them and find them so that you don’t have to. In this selection, we’re pleased to present Pompadour Numeral Set, Lato, Crimson Text, Espinosa Nova, Musa Ornata, Spatha Sans, ColorLines, Roke1984, Neuton, Avro, Baurete and other fonts.

Please note that some are for personal use only and are clearly marked as such. New High-Quality Free Fonts Pompadour Numeral Set1 (.eps, released under Creative Commons) A beautiful numeral font released by Andy Mangold under a Creative Commons license. Lato2 (open-source sans serif) Lato is a san-serif typeface family. Crimson Text3 “Crimson Text is a font family for book production in the tradition of beautiful old-style typefaces. Mota Pixel32 Mota Pixel is a simple pixel font with simple roots. The Font-Face Rule And Useful Web Font Tricks - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement The possibility of embedding any font you like into websites via @font-face is an additional stylistic device which promises to abolish the monotony of the usual system fonts.

The Font-Face Rule And Useful Web Font Tricks - Smashing Magazine

It surely would be all too easy if there was only one Web font format out there. Instead, there’s quite a variety, as you will get to know in this article. This quick introduction to @font-face will lead you towards a guide through the @font-face kit generator. If you want to make Web use of your already licensed desktop fonts, read up on how to embed them from your own server. Web Font Formats. How to Choose a Typeface - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement Choosing a typeface can be tricky.

How to Choose a Typeface - Smashing Magazine

The beauty and complexity of type, combined with an inexhaustible supply of options to evaluate, can make your head spin. But don’t be baffled — and don’t despair. While there are no easy-to-follow rules on how best to choose a typeface, there are many tried-and-true principles you can quickly learn and apply to make an appropriate typeface choice. If you work systematically through the options below, you’ll have a winning typeface choice in no time. What Is Your Goal? The first thing you have to do in order to choose a typeface is form a strong impression in your mind about how you want your audience to react to the text.

Perhaps the hardest part of breaking down the typeface selection process is understanding which parts are more subjective and which parts are more objective. Legibility It may seem at first glance that legibility and readability are the same thing, but they are not. Quick tips for great legibility: Readability Design Intent. Dafont.com.