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Best Free Fonts of 2011

Best Free Fonts of 2011
With only a month and a half left in 2011, it’s hard to believe another year is drawing to a close. If you’re a long time reader of WDL, you probably know that at the end of each year we publish a series of posts that highlight our favorite freebies and resources from that year. It’s an excellent way to show you what you might have missed, and to give the designers and creators some well deserved recognition. To kick it off, here are the best free fonts of 2011. There were tons of great free fonts released this year, so it was a difficult task choosing our favorites. Weston Infinity Ostrich Sans Fabrica Wisdom Script Pacifico RBNo2 Five Minutes Hyperbola Dock 11 About the Author Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. Related Posts 784 shares Best Free UI PSDs of 2011 So far in our Best of 2011 series, we’ve shown you our picks for the best free fonts and the best jQuery plugins. Read More 1169 shares Best jQuery Plugins of 2011

Nice Handwritten Fonts Tons of new websites are being created everyday and it is noticable that if you want to be unique and stand out from the crowd you need to find creative ways of using type, pictures and other design elements in any kind of work you produce. For that reason I would suggest you give a try on handwritten fonts. Handwritten type are the perfect choice if you want to add some charm and personal touch to your work. With appropriate and well thought-out use of white space, handwritten fonts do bring your designs style and elegance. Nevertheless, you should avoid excessive use of handwritten fonts in your work because it can at times be hard to read. In this collection I would like to present you my favorite handwritten fonts. Jellyka – Estrya’s Handwriting License: Free for a personal use. Jenna Sue License: Free for personal & commercial use. Christopher Hand License: Free for personal use. Honey Script License: Free. Angelina James Fajardo Journal License: Unknown. Hand of Sean Rolina Note this! FFF Tusj

The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps NEW YORK Staten Island. Atlas 159, 1885 BROOKLYN New York. Atlas 80. Vol. 6, 1888 Variations of this design appeared between 1886 and 1988. NEW YORK Brooklyn Suburbs. Insurance maps of the city of NEW YORK 1896 Variations of this design appeared between 1894 and 1902. Insurance maps of the Borough of Richmond. Borough of Queens. NEW YORK Manhattan 1905 The same design was used for the maps of The Bronx. Borough of Queens. Borough of Richmond. This article is the first part of a series of articles about Sanborn Fire Insurance maps. In february BibliOdyssey posted an article about Sanborn fire insurance typography. The New York public Library has an online collection of Atlases of New York city, including a section containing Insurance maps of New York. 4,961 images from maps of the five boroughs of New York City: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. The images displayed above are all the title pages from the Insurance maps of New York I could find.

29 Beautiful Fonts For Designers Get our posts emailed to you with our monthly newsletter, subscribe here. Using the correct typeface for your design project is absolutely crucial in conveying the message and feel of the overall design, it is necessary to keep an awesome collection of both paid and free fonts in your font collection to allow you to have the font resources at hand to test drive a design with varying fonts. I have taken three of my favorite font foundries and showcased 29 of the most beautiful fonts from their collections, the quality of these fonts is pretty amazing, some are more suited to print work and others for use on the web as they support the @font-face property. Take a look and add them to your collection. Lost Type Co-op Lost Type Co-op is an indispensable one of a kind type foundry, founded by Riley Cran and Tyler Galpin. You can download the fonts for free if you want but, if you have a heart then you can specify the amount you wish to send to the type designer. Ribbon Franchise Airplane HomeStead

CODE Pro Code Pro is a font family inspired by the original Sans Serif fonts like Avant Garde or Futura, but with a modern twist. It is clean, elegant and straight-to-the-point. Code font is applicable for any type of graphic design—web, print, motion graphics, etc.—and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters and logos. Format: Opentype (.otf) Compatible: PC & Mac Details: 586 Character Set, Manual Kerning, Tracking / Pairs Price: Free / $29 or /View License/ With your donation we’ll be able to spend more time to improve and update our free fonts. This post is tagged

Timbuk2 Envelope Sleeve for the iPad and iPad 2 And receive 10% Off* your first purchase! Please enter a valid email address (e.g. Also Get Steal of The Day Alerts We're sorry but there was an issue processing your request Thanks for becoming an eBags Insider! Look for your exclusive email savings. *Prices as marked. Fonts! Chank’s Free Font Archive is a world-class collection of fun original free fonts by different designers from all over the world. These fonts are all exclusive to and should not be redistributed under any circumstances. They are free for you to use for your own personal, recreational uses, but you must purchase a license if you wish to use them commercially. To purchase a Commercial Use license for any of these fonts, send us an email letting us know how many people will be using the font and what kind of project it will be used for, so we can determine the upgrade fee that is right for you. ALIEN MUSHROOMS ATOMIC VEGAS SEASNAKES BRIARWOOD BROKEN DREAMS BROOKINGS CHESTER DRAWERS CHUMMMMLEY DECOPOLITAN DESIGNY DICKENS MCQUEEN EATSTREET FARMERS DELIGHT FLOWER POWER FOWL PLAY FRIDAY LUCK HILLYARD KAISER KEGGER COLLEGIATE LEMONADE SPEEDSTER MARIEKE MATT B MUSTACHIO NOMAK PARTICULATE SARCASTIC ROBOT SNIPPLE TARTAN CABARET TENDERLOIN TORTUGA WESTSAC Like free fonts?

5 polices pour agrémenter votre typo Comment mettre en valeur les titres et accroches de son site internet ? J’ai décidé de partager avec vous 5 des polices qui m’ont le plus séduit lors de la refonte de mon site. Au passage, on en profitera pour parler de l’utilisation d’@font-face…ça mange pas de pain. Article initialement écrit en septembre 2010 et repris en mars 2011 à l’occasion de la refonte de mon site. J’en ai profité pour modifier mon choix initial de police et mettre à jour le code @font-face. Les critères de sélection Première contrainte : l’usage. Il a ensuite été nécessaire de filtrer les polices compatibles avec la majorité des navigateurs (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera et Internet Explorer 6, 7 et 8 ainsi que les navigateurs mobile de l’iPhone et l’iPad). Enfin, j’ai affiné ma sélection en choisissant des polices concordantes avec ma police de corps de texte (Arial,Helvetica,Verdana,sans-serif). La méthode @font-face Différentes méthodes existent pour intégrer de nouvelles polices à votre site. PT Sans Bevan

mamma 40 Best Free Fonts for Logo Designing Finding awesome free fonts for logo designing is not that easy. In this world of premium internet, most of the things you find need money. Today we have collected 40 Best Free Fonts for Logo Designing to save your time and little bit of money too. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. Let us know which fonts you liked the most. 40 Useful and Fresh jQuery Plugins Nov 29 2011 Plugins are there to assist you and let you perform the desired action in a more convenient and speedy manner. Therefore, today we decided to come up with an exciting and interesting collection of 40+ fresh and cool jQuery plugins for our reader’s convenience. This compilation is targeted at the designers and developers who want to create amazingly interactive websites that are attractive and accessible to the broadest assortment of browsers. With these plugins, the overall experience that users come away from your sites with will be both thrilling and enjoyable. The Plugins MotionCAPTCHA ( Demo | Download ) MotionCAPTCHA is a jQuery CAPTCHA plugin. Smart Validate ( Demo | Download ) It is a jQuery credit card validation plugin that makes credit card format validation an easy chore. Multi Node Range Data Slider jQ Slider ( Demo | Download ) JQ Slider is a totally customizable plugin taking in style and formatting, and selection units. ZOOMIFY, EXPLORE YOR IMAGES!

paula 25 Fancy Fonts to Spice Up Your Design Today we have collected 25 random fancy fonts to spice up your designs. Some of them are script, some are funky and some are groovy. It is a mix collection of every kind for fonts. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.