background preloader

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

http://designwoop.com/2011/11/superb-free-fonts-for-designers/

Related:  PAINTINGpolice d'écriture

12 Amazing Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos Photography has always been an integral part of web design. Unfortunately, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing crappy stock images of people in suits shaking hands. Not only are a lot of these stock photos tacky, but some of them cost money! Thankfully, there’s been a growing number of websites with beautiful stock photography popping up all over the web. The 100 best free fonts This list represents the 100 best free fonts we've found in a variety of styles. We have many other articles covering specialist font types including handwriting fonts, graffiti fonts, web fonts and more, but we have sectioned our main list under these styles: Most of the typeface collections listed here can be used in your projects, but please be sure to check the terms. Now join us as we present you with 100 of the best free fonts, which you can download and use today. Body fonts

Beautiful High-Quality Free Fonts For Your Designs Advertisement Every now and again we take a look around, select “fresh” high-quality free fonts and present them to you in a brief overview. The choice is enormous, so the time you need to find them is usually the time you should be investing in your current projects. We search for them and we find them, so you don’t have to. A Tiny Bit of Green Typography {Free Fonts} Frog Prince Paperie Where parties start with a kiss of magic You are here: Home » finds » A Tiny Bit of Green Typography {Free Fonts} A Tiny Bit of Green Typography {Free Fonts} February 28, 2012 11 Comments Creating an Illustrative Monogram Creating a Monogram Monograms are an interesting way to go about making an identity. By nature they can be straight forward or extremely ornamental and illustrative. In this tutorial I’m going to walk you through the steps I (Chris Comella, designer at Go Media, hi!)

Gender flipped Disney and Ghibli characters by Sakimichan Sakimichan is a digital artist based in Canada who is well-known for her TV, video game, and anime fan art. The collection below features her gender flipped versions of Disney and Ghibli characters. Typographer's Glossary Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols. A typeface that has serifs is called a serif typeface (or seriffed typeface). Some of the main classifications of Serif type are: Blackletter, Venetian, Garalde, Modern, Slab Serif, Transitional, and Informal. Fonts in each classfication share certain similiar characteristics including the shape or appearance of their serifs. Serif fonts are widely used in traditional printed material such as books and newspapers.

How To Use @font-face In CSS And 21 Great Typefaces The 2 most popular typefaces used on the web today are surely Verdana and Georgia. They’re great and I used them all the time since they’re web-safe fonts. I use them mostly because I’m not a big fan of flash replacement techniques or solutions that require Javascript (sIFR, Cufon, etc…). But what about the @font-face CSS property? While @font-face may not work in all browsers, I think it’s still one of the best solution available today. 8 New Free Fonts for Your Designs Since here at WDL we believe that having a lot of fonts in our libraries is never enough, we decided to gather some new beautiful and useful free fonts to show you. Today we have eight different styles to add personality to your designs, so check them out. Sreda ZnikomitNo25 Mocha Oranienbaum

Create a Vintage Art Deco Poster with Illustrator's Grain Effect You might not know the name A. M. Cassandre, but you've surely seen his work. His early 20th century French advertising posters have become iconic images of the Art Deco movement, and have inspired a new generation of designers worldwide. One of the characteristic aspects of Cassandre's work is the grainy texture used to shade objects. In painting, this technique is achieved by the artist using his thumb to flick paint off the end of a toothbrush.

Watercolor Super Heroes by Clémentine French Illustrator About Articles ≡ Categories Popular Advertise 20 Free Fonts For Beautiful Headline Typography Get our posts emailed to you with our monthly newsletter, subscribe here. I am always on the look out for new good quality free fonts, when I find a font I like I always download it and save it for future projects. I have added 20 of the most recent free fonts I have come across recently to this post, specifically I have focused on free fonts for use in headlines. When choosing the right font for a headline it is absolutely paramount to convey the correct look and feel, having an archive of fonts can really help your broaden your design. Of course we cannot always have expensive paid fonts at hand so hopefully some of these free fonts will provide help you on your future projects. Download the fonts and start creating beautiful typographic headlines!

Best Free Handwritten Fonts on the Web  Often in order to underline the informal nature of the project, where the text is involved, designers use handwritten fonts. Such fonts can give a personal touch to the whole project, ensuring reader’s predisposition and loyalty from the very first glance. From classical handwritten fonts to eye-catching sketchy fonts and to cute outlined typefaces – this collection of free handwritten fonts is a good source of high quality fonts for your designing projects. [ank]* 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.

Related:  TextTypografiPhotoshopgraphic designFonts