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A guide to typography (Infographic)

A guide to typography (Infographic)

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20 Creative Resume Designs Which Will Amaze Any Potential Employer A great showcase design post of some truly creative and inspiration CV designs which im sure would blow away any potential employer. The post focus on creative designs which make use of creative layout and designs which focus on colour. We would love for you to share within the comments your favourite designs from the post 1.My Resume 2.Creative Resume I Designed for Class 3.Creative resume – Francis 17 Web Resources for Improving Your Design Skills Mollie Vandor is the Associate Product Manager at Cooking.com. Prior to that, she helped launch Ranker.com, where she served as the Product Manager, amongst many other roles. You can reach her @mollierosev, on her blog, or on her latest addiction - Words With Friends, where she plays under the username "Mollierosev." While summer vacation winds to a close and students prepare to go back to school, the days of brand new backpacks and crisp notebooks are long gone for many adults.

Incredible vintage typography from Sanborn Map Company Trying always to go forward, we forget what Amazing works, others did in the past. Every Monday, at B | Creative will be published some great ad collections from the past. Founded in 1866 by Daniel Alfred Sanborn, a surveyor from Massachusetts, The Sanborn Company began making fire insurance maps in 1867. The company first gained recognition for the rich detail employed in the maps they produced in the 1800s, and today these archived maps are still widely used for research purposes. Sanborn still exists as a mapping and GIS company. The Psychology of Fonts - Infographic Choosing the right fonts is one of the most important decisions when it comes to anything relating to design, whether it be a printed graphic or a website. Knowing the psychology behind choosing the correct font will give you the upper hand when it comes to designing. Weemss took the time to layout this Infographic on the psychology of fonts displaying the top 5 in each group, and what type of events they are best used for. Shortlink:

30 Stunning Party Flyers for Print Design Inspiration by admin | June 8, 2011 | Design Flyers or pamphlets are single page advertisements commonly used to promote details about an event and newly launched products and services. They are very useful for small scale businesses since they are cheap, effective and informative. It is also very popular among event marketers because they can easily distribute them anywhere.

72 Creative And Smart Typographic Logo Inspiration If we are starting to go crazy in typography style, then let’s continue with typographic and smart logo designs, shall we? Here you’ll find 72 beautiful logos created by talented designers. This showcase just proves the point how much can one/two words, icons tell using correctly white, negative, positive spacing, colors, accents creating interesting associations. 50 Fresh Free Fonts of 2010 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. Many great designers are now offering professional quality fonts completely for free. Today's round-up actually goes outside the standard font variety. We've managed to gather a collection of 50 novelty styled free fonts which you can instantly download and use to add a powerful impact for your designs.

History of Western Typography Etymology[edit] Typography (from the Greek roots τύπος typos = "impression" and -γραφία -graphia = "writing"). Medieval design roots[edit] Typography, type-founding and typeface design began as closely related crafts in mid-15th-century Europe with the introduction of movable type printing at the junction of the medieval era and the Renaissance. Handwritten letterforms of the mid-15th century embodied 3000 years of evolved letter design, and were the natural models for letterforms in systematized typography. The scribal letter known as textur or textualis, produced by the strong gothic spirit of blackletter from the hands of German area scribes, served as the model for the first text types.

The Psychology of Fonts Font is just one of the many factors that must be considered when making web design decisions. Tens of thousands of fonts are available for use by web designers and developers, and it doesn’t take a master’s degree to see that more are created each day. Choosing a font may seem like an arbitrary decision, but more than just personal preference should be considered when choosing one - font psychology plays a big role in the efficacy of our websites. Fonts have been shown to influence readability. Two key categories exist in the font world: serif (those fonts that include tails at the tops and bottoms of the letters) and sans serif (fonts that do not include the tails seen in serifs).

Removing an object on a photo with GIMP Tutorial to remove objects (or people) and restore the portion of the background they hide in a photo with the Resynthesizer plugin. An impressive video has been posted on Youtube to show how, with Photoshop, it is possible to delete objects in an image automatically, without any design work. The same can be done with The Gimp in fact and for longer (it is not impossible that the same algorithm has been reused). This plugin "re-synthesizes" the background" and rebuilds it from same elements on the photo. It can thus reconstruct the sky, lawn, or even more complex views, from a sample taken from the image. First, see the Resynthesizer tutorial to know the purpose of controls.

The Top 10 Web Design Skills You WILL Need! Here are my top 10 web design skills that you WILL need to master to become an effective web designer. If you’re serious about mastering web design and marketing, check out the Pro Web Design Alliance. See how Jordan benefited from the course forum and Google hangout sessions to make his and his clients’ sites better. Paper Textures : 50+ Awesome Free Paper Textures Collection You are Here:FreebiesPaper Textures : 50+ Awesome Free Paper Textures Collection Paper Textures : 50+ Awesome Free Paper Textures Collection By Gudapaty RamPublished: February 20, 2011 at 10:40 PMTags: Paper texture, Textures

Infographic Of The Day: Why Should You Care About Typography? I have a confession to make. There was a time, many years ago, where I thought that typography was fashion by another name. I didn't really appreciate how different typefaces function, and how the discipline evolved over time, under pressure from aesthetics and technology.

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