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The 43 best typography apps. From iOS or Android, Windows to web apps, the app world is brimming with ways to improve your typography skills and make working with fonts quicker and easier.

The 43 best typography apps

So typographers, this one's for you - our pick of the most essential typography apps that can make your font-oriented life a little easier and in some cases a lot more fun. Read all our iPad articles here, our iPhone articles here, our Android articles here, and our typography articles here 01. Font Candy Platform: iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPhone Touch) Mask your photos with words using custom captions, symbols and gorgeous fonts with iOS app Font Candy. 02. Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android.

FF Dora on Behance. Free Font Pages - Results 1 - 30. Using Type. Just so you know, we’re not all print all the time here at FontShop.

Using Type

In fact a great majority of my work here has been conveyed solely over the internet. In terms of graphic design, print’s my first love, but I distinctly remember some time in late 2009 that I heard something about webfonts, the canvas element, pseudo-selectors, transitions, and a number of other experimental and not-widely-supported web technologies, and thought, ‘I need to really dig down into this stuff.’ One ambitious autoinitiated web project later (it was something similar to Readability, before I knew it existed, indeed, perhaps before it did exist), and I was happily up to my nose in markup, CSS, JavaScript, and preprocessing, feeling good about the direction of the internet and electronic media in general. Great Pairs. Maiola and Pill Gothic Today we take a quick look at Veronika Burian’s Maiola with Christian Robertson’s Pill Gothic.

Great Pairs

Typografie voor de grafische vormgever. Top Ten Typefaces Used by Book Design Winners. The American Association of University Presses (AAUP) holds an annual Book, Jacket & Journal Show which catalogs the best in book design and exhibits it around the country.

Top Ten Typefaces Used by Book Design Winners

Typeface combinations. FF Good Black, FF Elementa Regular FF Meta Normal, FF Meta Serif Bold Italic ITC Mendoza Roman Book, FF Scala Sans Regular PMN Caecilia 56 Italic, Jeunesse Sans Regular.

Typeface combinations

Category Archives: 365 Days of Hand Lettering. 365 Days of Hand Lettering: Day 365 Happy New Year, friends!

Category Archives: 365 Days of Hand Lettering

Thank you for following along on my project over the past year. Stay tuned Thursday for the announcement about my 2013 project. To possibility!! Have a great 2013. So you think you can tell Arial from Helvetica? Quiz. Articles: How to Spot Arial. Many of the characters in Helvetica and Arial are very similar to each other, although none are quite identical.

Articles: How to Spot Arial

Other characters are quite a bit different, and they are the key to telling which is which. Here are some of the most obvious ones (Grotesque 215, Arial’s ancestor, has also been included for comparison): The “a” in Helvetica has a tail; Arial does not. Also, the bowl of the “a” flows into the stem like a backwards “s”; the bowl of Arial’s “a” simply intersects the stem with a slight curve. WhatTheFont! Identifont - Identify fonts by appearance, find fonts by name. Search by Sight. To identify a font, answer the following questions about the characteristics shown within your typeface sample.

Search by Sight

You will then be presented with a list of fonts that best match the description you have provided. If your sample contains a limited set of letters, enter the characters shown in your graphic below. This will speed the font ID process by ensuring that you are only asked questions about letters contained in your sample. Question 1 - about 12 more questions What style is the upper-case 'Q' tail? Ignore the shape of the tail. Free For All: 103 Free Fonts! In this installment of "Free for All," I'll cover just one type of freebie: everyone's favorite, free fonts!

Free For All: 103 Free Fonts!

You'll find script fonts, modern fonts, funky fonts, and more. All told, there are more than 100 free fonts in this one article—enough to keep even the biggest type geek giddily building type spec sheets for weeks! Please note that licenses on the fonts below vary from personal use only to free for commercial use. Some of both types require attribution to the artist.

Please check the license on any font you download before using it in a project. Grunge Fonts Popularly referred to as "grunge fonts," the group of typefaces officially classified as "distressed" first become popular as a result of the title treatment on the 1990s television show the X-Files (download it below!) Handwritten and Hand-drawn Fonts Get up close and personal with fonts based on others' real life handwriting and on hand-drawn letterforms. 27 New Typefaces That You Need to Know About. Anyone who’s ever tried their hand at designing a typeface will know that it’s a wildly difficult process, and to actually come out at the end with something beautiful takes an extreme amount of skill, taste and patience.

27 New Typefaces That You Need to Know About

Type design isn’t meant for everyone, but typography is, and nearly every designer works with it every day. This is exactly why we’ve teamed up with Type Release creator Sean Mitchell to share with you some of the latest typefaces released this past month. 65 Popular And Professional Free Fonts For Creative Typography. FontShop. The World’s Best Fonts. Download fonts from classic to cool. Exljbris Font Foundry. Fonts.com. Bold Monday - independent font foundry of high quality type. Dafont.com.