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80 top-quality typography tutorials Whether you're a creative director, illustrator or web developer – whatever your discipline, typography is an essential part of design. There are hundreds of paid-for and free fonts available these days, but when it comes to the art of type, you can never stop learning about it or improving your typography skills. To help you out, we've gathered together the most amazing typography tutorials from around the web, which are bound to help you raise your type skills to the next level. In this post, you'll find typography tutorials in the following areas: The basics and advanced typography skills (1-11)Web typography skills (12-16)Typography in Illustrator (17-23)Adding colour to your type (24-28)Learn type through games (29-31)3D text effects (32-38)Fire up your type (39-41)Snow and ice effects (42-44)Make your type metallic (45-49)Eye-catching type effects (50-58)Design your own type (59-65)Make a typography poster (66-68)Illustrative typography (69-82) Let's get started!
AMP Font Viewer - Complete font manager: view, organize, install, delete and print fonts lists (TrueType, OpenType and Type 1) - AMPsoft Description This program is an easy to use but powerful font manager, which allows you getting a quick overview of both installed and non installed fonts. It can install and uninstall fonts, and organize them in categories. 60 Brilliant Typefaces For Corporate Design - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Typography is more than being legible and looking good. Among other things, effective typography manages to achieve two important objectives: a) to create an appropriate atmosphere and enable users to develop trust toward the site and b) to make sure visitors get the main message of the site and (if possible) become interested in the services offered on the site.
Speak Up HELLO (AND, WELL, GOODBYE)After nearly seven years of blogging, Speak Up has ceased publication. While this may not be a remarkable amount of time in the world of print and online publishing, the intensity with which we — founders, authors and readers alike — undertook it made it seem as it had been decades. For a thorough description on the reasons to close Speak Up, you may read this post, so as not to take much more space here. This web site is a bare-bones version of the archives for quick and easy perusal of more than 1,600 posts — a replica of Speak Up, as it was on closing day, can be found here, and at any point you can add “as-it-was/” after “speakup/” to the URL to see the original version. Comments on both sites have been closed. To the right you will see all of our categories with a brief description of what you may find.
Eric Gill got it wrong; a re-evaluation of Gill Sans by Ben Archer Eric Gill got it wrong; a re-evaluation of Gill Sans by Ben Archer This article is intended for an audience of contemporary designers and students who are at least one step removed from mid-century British typographic culture; it is a critique of the Gill Sans typeface and the idiosyncrasies of its creation from a contemporary perspective. The central argument is that an earlier typeface by Eric Gill’s mentor, Edward Johnston, is a superior piece of type design. Gill Sans: Pride of England?
Free Fonts, Free Fonts Mac and Pc, Download Free Fonts Free Fonts For Mac or PC Welcome to the Mike's Sketchpad Free Fonts Archive. Simply click any of the alphabet links shown above to reach the first page for each letter. At the bottom of each page are links to remaining pages for each letter of the alphabet. Additionally, at the bottom of each page is a "Previous" and "Next" page link. New High-Quality Free Fonts (2012 Edition) - 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. 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.
Typothèque Every year we make a limited edition of the pocket-size calendar and sketchbook. And every year we strive to make it better. You may have seen the story of the previous editions. In this year's edition we found a way to include a ribbon bookmark, and clearly separated the sketchbook from the calendar, while keeping the simplicity and strengths of the previous editions. 25 Free Retro Fonts Fonts are an essential component of any designer’s repertoire. Fonts are what can tie together a design, a logo, a template and create a coherent branding image. Fonts can make or break a product advertisement, and they are often very difficult to choose. Fonts come in all shapes and sizes, and all sorts of styles, from futuristic to grunge to retro. In this post, Peter Olexa has kindly rounded up and shared 25 excellent free retro fonts for designers to use. Whether you’re a web designer, advertising designer, or just a hobbyist, these fonts will definitely come in handy during future projects.