Wenting Zhang's 100 days project Typedia In a nutshell, Typedia is a community website to classify typefaces and educate people about them. Think of it like a mix between IMDb and Wikipedia, but just for type. Best Free Fonts of 2010 Last week we kicked off our “Best of 2010″ series by showing you the best free WordPress themes released in the past year. This week the focus is on fonts. There were a ton of remarkable free fonts put out in 2010, so it was very difficult picking our favorites. Nevertheless, we did it and here they are…the best free fonts of 2010. Color Psychology by David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Yoga: The Natural Aphrodisiac Yogis and yoginis tend to be some of the most tuned in and turned on people around. Yoga stimulates a connection to one’s body and when we are fully aware of our body, soul and minds, we realize quickly that we are sexual beings. The key to tapping into this aphrodisiac quality has everything to do with how you show up to your practice.
10 New High-Quality Free Fonts for Your Designs We’re always on the look out for high-quality freebies for our readers. Whether it’s Photoshop brushes or icons, we love finding top notch free files and sharing them with you. We do the searching so you don’t have to. This saves you time and helps you focus on what’s important. 6 Ways to Hone Your Conversation Skills (Page 2) By Laine Bergeson and Courtney Helgoe, Experience Life On a sunny day last fall, Taylor Baldry set up a card table and three folding chairs on a well-traveled street corner in Minneapolis. He stationed a sandwich board nearby that announced “Free Conversations.” Almost immediately, a couple joined him, and they spent the next 20 minutes discussing ghost stories, a topic they selected from Baldry’s menu of conversation options, which on this day ranged from the weather and dinosaurs to “things you can do with an egg.”
How to Choose the Right Typeface for Your Website – ExpandTheRoom – Medium 3. Solve for your project’s unique challenges. Each typeface has specific features to solve unique design challenges. Some typefaces are better suited for your project than others. Here’s a few bells and whistles to look for before committing to a typeface: superfamilies, optical sizes, a range of widths and weights, language support, and font features.
Will our kids be a different species? June 22, 2012 “I think we’re going to move from a Homo sapiens into a Homo evolutis … a hominid that takes direct and deliberate control over the evolution of his species, her species and other species.” -- Juan Enriquez Making stem cells from skin cells? Rebuilding any organism out of any one of it's cells? "It's not completely inconceivable that someday you'll be able to download your own memories.” Stingray Shoes? Rayfish Shoes' Transgenic Footwear Fails Reality Check By: Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 06/01/2012 05:21 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Want to buy a personalized sneaker made from transgenic stingray leather? You would be better off saving your $1,800 — scientists say the claims of Rayfish Footwear go beyond what is possible with modern genetic engineering. The Thailand-based Rayfish Footwear says it is able to genetically mix and match color patterns of different animals to grow transgenic stingrays with a look tailored to each shoe customer's wishes.
How to Speak Typography: Terms You Should Know If you are just beginning as a graphic designer, you should be knee-deep in typography, learning how to use it properly and how to speak about it using proper terminology. This is by no means an exhaustive list of typographic terms, but getting to know these and how to apply them will go a long way toward developing anyone as a typographer and designer. Baseline The invisible line upon which the letters of a typeface rest. Letters with flat bottoms (E) are normally flush with the baseline, while curved characters normally descend below it (and also ascend above the cap height).
10 Albums You Need to Hear in June Summer is here, and June is shaping up as a bumper month for album releases. As ever, we’ve pored over release schedules and reviewed our own personal wish list and come up with a list of the ten records we reckon will be worth hearing (and hopefully worth repeated listening) over the coming weeks. They include everything from cerebral 4AD-approved hip hop to the return of Patti Smith, along with something that we’d really, really like for our birthday. Fonts — Typofonderie 30 products found. Airco Designed between italic and script styles Buying Options
50 Inspiring Children’s Books with a Positive Message “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”―Dr. Seuss