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7 Free Tools for Creating Your Own Fonts

7 Free Tools for Creating Your Own Fonts
The Fontography Series is supported by, the easiest way to have an online meeting. lets you instantly share your screen with anyone, for free. Use it to collaborate, demo, show off — the possibilities are endless. Try it today. Though there are plenty of fonts out there for you to choose from (and many are even free), you may have the desire to create your very own custom font. Software for designing your own fonts (often called font editors) can be expensive, with FontLab Studio, one of the industry's standards, fetching over $600. What's great is there are several free font editors out there that you can use to create your own fonts. With these tools, don't expect to create high quality professional fonts right from the start — it will take time and practice, just like with any endeavor. Though there are many free font editors out there, we focused on those that are still actively maintained and those that we can comfortably recommend. What font editor do you use?

25 romantic fonts Tis the season for everything lovely. To celebrate all the card writing and googly eye celebrating that will be coming up soon, I’ve complied a list of twenty five of my favorite free romantic fonts. Download via the links below to make all your love letters unwittingly nice this year. 1. Clipper Script, by Måns Grebäck | 2. Daun Penh | 3. Graphic done in collaboration with Alli Michelle. P.S. FontStruct | Build, Share, Download Fonts How to Create Your Own Font Posted 03/02/2012 at 1:03pm | by Cory Bohon Whether you’re creating a document, presentation, or working on a new project in Photoshop, having the right font can add just the right pizazz your project might need. Occasionally, the font you’re looking for just doesn’t exist. And while that might suck, now might be the time to consider creating your own. Follow along in the gallery below to learn how to create your own fonts. Cory Bohon is a freelance technology writer, indie Mac and iOS developer, and amateur photographer. 1 of 6 How to Create Your Own Font View the full image Head to and click the “Start Now” button to create an account and begin the font creation process. Unzip the download and double-click on on the TTF (true type font) file it to install it in FontBook.

45 Outstanding Free Vintage Fonts Oct 11 2009 In his famous 1908 essay, ‘Ornament and Crime,’ modern architect Adolf Loos wrote: “The evolution of culture marches with the elimination of ornament from useful objects.” This pronouncement banished many of the frilly, decorative fonts of centuries past from the realm of High Design. Fast forward to the present day: Web 3.0 is awash in enough sleek sans serif and classic roman typefaces to make designers long for the typographic indulgences of yesteryear. Harness the power of the antique and make your graphics pop with one of these vintage-inspired fonts, which have returned to the spotlight both in print and online. Wood Type and Display Fonts Carnivalee Freakshow This distressed, wood-type-inspired font has the shabby charm of an old sideshow banner. Circus Ornate Dieter Steffmann’s Circus Ornate captures the spirit of classic circus graphics, but still stands on its own as an ornamental, boisterous display font. JF Ringmaster A vintage beauty by Jester Font Studio. Waukegan

FontForge is getting back on track New version of FontForge is finally released by the new team who aim to roll out new snapshots much more frequently. There are no huge improvements in this release, but it's nearly 1.5 years worth of patches for pretty much all parts of the font editor, from core to user interface to Python API. The change that is probably most visible is the right-click menu in the Layers dialog, added by the omnipresent Tom Lechner of Laidout project. New right-click menu in the Layers dialog The other changes are mostly various fixes, as well as better support for feature files (and other OpenType related changes). The new version also provides improved compatibility with UFO workflow for Robofab based apps, by preserving letter cases in *.glif names, and produces RoboFab-like output in .glif files to simplify diffing files. Another visible change is that FF now remembers the last font(s) you opened and reopens them at startup. The complete log of changes is available on the website. Was it useful?

40 Beautiful Free Fonts For Creating Attractive Typography Headlines A sweet collection of carefully handpicked high quality free fonts, which are all suitable to be used for creating attractive typography headlines which will attract people’s attention. A collection of amazing fonts which are suitable and perfect for web design projects as well print based projects. There is a misconception by designers that free fonts are usually cheap looking and cannot be used in order to create a good design, but what designers don’t realise is that there is the odd good free font it just takes time in order to find the perfects ones. This is the exact purpose of this article to be bookmarked by designers and to referred to in the future when working on a design projects where money may be tight and the client can’t afford to splash out on big expensive fonts. This post will be a handy resource for designers searching high quality good free fonts. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. attempa 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30.

Mikrotypographie [ Detailtypographie ] Segment der angewandten Typographie, auch als Detailtypographie bezeichnet. Im Gegensatz zur Makrotypographie beschreibt die Mikrotypographie die Schrift und ihre Anwendung selbst. Mikrotypographie umfasst sowohl die Typometrie von Buchstaben, Ziffern und Sonderzeichen, als auch deren ins Detail gehende Anwendung im Schriftsatz. Etymologisch rührt das Präfix »Mikro-« für »sehr klein« vom altgriechischen »mikrós« für »klein, gering, fein« her und »Typo-« vom altgriechischen »typos«, das eigentlich »Schlag, Stoß«, später auch »Eindruck, Muster, Bild« bedeutet, analog zu »typtein« für »schlagen, hauen«, als Ursprung für das lateinische »typus«, das dann »Figur, Bild, Muster« meint das Wort »-graphie« entspricht dem altgriechischen »-graphia« für das »Schreiben, Darstellen, Beschreiben« zu altgriechisch »graphein« für »ritzen, schreiben«. Zur Mikrotypographie gehören die Evaluierung, Wahl, Feinabstimmung, Korrektur und Kalibrierung nachfolgender Parameter (alphabetisch zugeordnet):

26 Beautiful Free Retro Style Fonts - Download Realistic eye - Drawing video tutorial by Marcello Barenghi Realistic Pears - Drawing tutorial by Marcello Barenghi Character Rigging - Setting Up The Skeleton - Maya Tutorial Zahlengliederung, Gliederung von Zahlen [ Bank- und Kontonummer : IBAN : Telefon : Steuernummer : UST-IdNr. : Gewichte : PLZ : Datum : Zeit ] Gliederung von Wert-, Gewichts-, Maß-, Zeit- und Telekommunikationsangaben In der Typographie werden traditionell alphabetische, numerische und alphanumerische Angaben von Werten, Gewichten, Maßen, Formeln und Kommunikationsadressen, welche in der Regel aus einer Antiqua und/oder Arabischen Ziffern bestehen, zur besseren Lesbarkeit gegliedert. Die Gliederung der Normalschriftlaufweite (NSW) zwischen Buchstaben und/oder Ziffern erfolgt durch ein festes Leerraumzeichen (Leertaste) bzw. in der Mikrotypographie durch Spationieren in Geviertschritten. Bankverbindung Ab dem 1. Bankleitzahl Die Bankleitzahl (BLZ) steht im stehenden Schriftsatz vor der Kontonummer in oder ohne Parenthesen (Klammern). [T] In den meisten digitalen Eingabemasken (z.B. Bank-Kontonummer Die Kontonummer steht im stehenden Schriftsatz nach der Bankleitzahl (BLZ). [T] In den meisten digitalen Eingabemasken (z.B. Beispiele: DE86 7015 0000 0094 2036 09 AT61 7601 3000 3574 6811 Datum Domain E-Mail Beispiel: FN 12345a Steuernummer

Top 50 Free Fonts Created in 2010 2010 is just going to end leaving good and bad memories and moments for everybody. 2010 also gave us some of the most professional, creative, fanciful, elegant, imaginative and graceful fonts of all time. Today we have collected a collection of top 50 free fonts created in 2010. We hope you will like this collection. You can download these fonts for free, some of them required registration so you will have to sign-up or sign-in. Make sure to read license before using them in commercial projects. 5. 6. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.