40 Best Typeface Combinations in Web Design When it comes to prints or Web Design, typography is one of the most important part. So selectng the right type of typography for your web design is one of the most crucial part. Keeping the small textured detail in mind while designing a website can sometimes be enough to get amazing results. A good combination of typeface can enhance the look of your website a lot! In websites, you can use typography in many forms: big bold headers, simple and clean menus and explanatory text etc. So today we have 40 Examples of Amazing Typeface Combinations in Web Design.
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. 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. These are his findings: Trim Created by Göran Söderström of Letters from Sweden
Archive Free Font Archive is contemporary free font constructed with strong geometric forms. Applicable for any type of graphic design – web, print, motion graphics etc and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters, logos. Designed by Slava Kirilenko - a graphic designer from Almaty, Kazakhstan. You can view more projects from Slava on behance network: The Society of Typographic Arts About the Chicago Design Archive The Chicago Design Archive is an STA-sponsored initiative that has been serving the entire community of Chicago designers since 2002. It provides the one permanent, online record of excellent design created by local professionals from 1927 right up to the present. The major goal of the Chicago Design Archive is to provide a means for those practicing in the Chicago area, independent of professional affiliation, to have their best work permanently preserved and made accessible to a worldwide audience.
Get Started with the Google Fonts API This guide explains how to use the Google Fonts API to add fonts to your web pages. You don't need to do any programming; all you have to do is add a special stylesheet link to your HTML document, then refer to the font in a CSS style. A quick example Here's an example. Copy and paste the following HTML into a file: 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! 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!
Reputations: Adrian Frutiger For more than 45 years the Swiss type designer Adrian Frutiger, born in 1928, has been a hugely influential figure in typography. After an apprenticeship as a compositor in Interlaken, he studied from 1949-51 at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Zurich. In 1952 he as hired by Charles Peignot, of the type foundry Deberny & Peignot, as a youthful artistic director.
20 Typography Mistakes Every Beginner Makes – And How You Can Avoid Them Much more than just arranging pretty fonts on a nice background, typography is an essential part of most designs — one that can make or break a whole project. Unfortunately, typography errors tend to make a bigger statement than good typography. Mistakes stick out like a sore thumb, while thoughtful typographic choices blend so nicely with the overall design that you might overlook them. So if you want to get your message across without distracting typographic errors, learn to recognize some of the most common mistakes below, and use this article as a final checklist before wrapping up your design. 01. 65 Popular And Professional Free Fonts For Creative Typography Some time ago I created article – 52 Really High Quality Free Fonts For Modern And Cool Design, which turned out to be very popular. But I felt like I haven’t featured even a half of beautiful, professional free fonts, so I decided to continue with another article. This time I found 65 high quality fonts, where many of them are very good for font creation, creative graphic typographic works, unique web design titles and so on. But hey – we are here all becoming/experienced designers, I don’t need to tell you where to use those fonts, I am here to find that stuff for you! Note – before using these fonts for commercial projects, check out creator copyrights (on their homepages, not asking me – I am just collector), because all of these fonts are free for personal use, but not all for commercial usage.
The 100 Greatest Free Fonts for 2014 Here we are, once again, with our now-famous selection of the top 100 free fonts for 2014. This year we have only selected fonts published or updated in late 2013 and 2014, giving you one of the most up-to-date lists around. The majority are completely free with licenses for commercial use; the odd few available for personal use only have extended license options at a very reasonable price. The free font list comprises both entire font families and single weight downloads; either way, there is something for everyone and we think you'll love the ones we have picked out for you. Font Selection
Stepto & Son Graphic Design and Website Development Agency We take the pain out of font matching by selecting 10 great web font combinations that will always work well together. Choosing a typeface for your website is not always an easy task, and fixing on a successful pairing can be a particularly arduous task. One general rule of thumb when combining fonts is to use a serif and a sans serif together, to create contrast. Here we look at 10 great web font combinations that never fail to fit; the way they have been combined is based on using two complementing typefaces – one for the heading and one for the body copy – with both being interchangeable. For this reason, we would recommend that you experiment with different sizes, weights, leading and so forth to get the most from your chosen typefaces.
Roger Excoffon - Font Designer of Mistral, Antique Olive, Choc and Banco Roger Excoffon – born 7. 9. 1910 in Marseille, France, died 1983 in Paris, France – graphic designer, typographer, type designer. Studies law at the University of Aix-en-Provence. Studied painting in Paris, works as a graphic designer. 1947: opens his studio. Co-founder of the U + O (Urbi et Orbi) advertising agency in Paris. Art consultant for the Fonderie Olive type foundry in Marseille (until 1959). 1968: designs the symbols for the Winter Olympics in Grenoble. 1972: founds his agency Excoffon Conseil. Excoffon produced numerous poster designs for Air France, Bally shoes, Dunlop, Sandoz and SNCF, among others and has contributed to the magazines "Le Courier Graphique", "Typographica", "Esthétique Industrielle" and "Techniques Graphiques".
Can You Tell the Difference Between Arial & Helvetica? Since emerging in 1982, Monotype Imaging‘s Arial has received its fair share of criticism, having long been regarded as a significantly uglier stand-in for Helvetica. That Microsoft endorsed Arial as a Helvetica alternative to avoid paying royalties has only made things worse. Yes, professional typographers and type designers can easily tell the two typefaces apart, but as design is further embedded into the mainstream, typography critics are popping up on ever corner. In response, David Friedman of Ironic Sans has created a quiz that takes authentic, Helvetica-based logos and recreates them with Arial.