Typography tips for a more comfortable read There are 3 small changes you can make to your content to provide a more pleasurable read. The tips don’t just apply to design—use them to make your text documents look great, too. The names of each principle may be complicated, but understanding and using them is simple. For demonstration purposes, I’m going to use an un-styled page from A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. Important note: every font is different, so if the content doesn’t feel right, go ahead and adjust your measurements. What’s important here is that the reader is getting a comfortable reading experience and that it looks correct to your eye. 50 Best Free Fonts From 2013 FreebiesBy TimothyBlake · On November 18, 2013 I’m sure we have mentioned many times before on Creative nerds that we are font fanatics. Fonts are a fundamental aspect of any design matching the right fonts together can make a huge impact on any design project, websites, print etc.
14 Articles Showcasing Excellent Typography Typography has always been a fascination of mine. The simple changes that designers are able to make to spice up a font into something totally different is magical. In this post, Designussion showcases several articles that really show off what other designers have been able to achieve. Weekly Inspiration for Designers #57 — Muzli -Design Inspiration Next story Customize Product — Design Inspiration Don’t miss Muzli’s next story Muzli
Digital Designers’ Secrets: Top Fonts The bearded UX unicorn jumps over the drunk full stack developer. Is it legible and versatile, does it tell a story? We demand a lot from our fonts.They can inspire a web project, deliver a punchy headline, make a statement logo or become a staple in our army of design tools. We wanted a collection of the most flexible and usable typefaces so we turned to our secret weapon, our crack team of designers, the Awwwards Jury, to share with us their typeface tendencies and answer the big question, what is your must have font? Some of these fonts are free to download and others you have to pay for, enjoy! Digital Designers’ Secrets is the first in a series of curated content about web designer tools and recommendations according to the Awwwards jury - a group of international designers and developers responsible for some of the most innovative and exciting projects currently on the web.
A Collection Of 41 Fonts With Free For Commercial Use License If you are working as a graphic designer or a web designer, you probably know already that is really frustrating to see how good a font looks on a design but you can’t use it because it’s not available for commercial use. I’ve encountered this situation and it’s really annoying. Respecting a font’s license is sine qua non if you are selling your work because you could face lawsuits and you don’t want that.
Non-adhesive Book « Playful Bookbinding and Paper Works This is the second year I have done this journal project with fifth graders in Saratoga Springs. I wrote about it last year, but in less detail than I plan to write about it today. This workshop day was requested by the school’s reading specialist, who had done a similar project on her own with a few students.
37 outstanding examples of CSS It's amazing what can be done with CSS these days. Support for the latest CSS3 properties is strong in the latest versions of all the major browsers – even Internet Explorer – and the possibilities for typography, animation and interactivity have never been greater. But finding web design inspiration can be tricky. At its core the secret to a great website is not about showing off with slick visuals and whizz-bang features, but lies in creating a great experience for users through a layout and navigation that guide them to where they want to go quickly and effortlessly. That said, if it can look beautiful as well, that's the icing on the cake.
68 best free fonts for designers: Handwriting fonts As a creative, you're always on the lookout for best free fonts. But time is money, and if you spend too much time looking for them, it's going to be a false economy. With thousands of free fonts out there on the web, it can be a tricky business trying to sort the wheat from the chaff, and so to help you out, we've done the work for you. 20 Wooden Fonts Login Float 20 Wooden Fonts for Graphic Design Show Summary | Posted by orphicpixel 771 days ago | Category: Graphic Design Renewable energy could 'run Australia' A solar-thermal power station in remote Hermannsburg, in Central Australia, has significantly reduced the community's reliance on diesel power generation, according to Australia's Clean Energy Council. Photo by Charlie Brewer/flickr. Jan. 16, 2013 All that stands between Australia and a future fuelled entirely by renewable energy, researchers say, is the political will to make the change – a notable finding for a country ravaged by an extraordinary heat wave.