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Beautiful web type — the best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory

Beautiful web type — the best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory
Among the numerous faults of those who pass their lives recklessly and without due reflexion, my good friend Liberalis, I should say that there is hardly any one so hurtful to society as this, that we neither know how to bestow or how to receive a benefit. It follows from this that benefits are badly invested, and become bad debts: in these cases it is too late to complain of their not being returned, for they were thrown away when we bestowed them. Nor need we wonder that while the greatest vices are common, none is more common than ingratitude: for this I see is brought about by various causes. The first of these is, that we do not choose worthy persons upon whom to bestow our bounty, but although when we are about to lend money we first make a careful enquiry into the means and habits of life of our debtor, and avoid sowing seed in a worn-out or unfruitful soil, yet without any discrimination we scatter our benefits at random rather than bestow them.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Pairing Fonts Pairing fonts can be a challenge. Selecting two or more fonts which work well is one thing - selecting two which work together to achieve your typographic aims may have you reaching for the aspirin. Let's see if we can alleviate any headaches. This guide will help you get started with font pairing for the web. Luckily, typography has been around a lo-oong time.

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Default Fonts Operating system defaults ↩ What fonts can you assume Windows users will have? Mac users? 100 Greatest Free Fonts Collection for 2012 Today we'd like to delight you with an extensive list of The Best Free Fonts for 2012. We've made a collection in which you can find Sans Serif, Slab Serif, Rounded, Modern, Display , Art Deco, Geometric, Urban, Futuristic and even abstract style types. An important part of typography is selecting the right typeface for a project. How To Transfer A Photo To Wood – Video Tutorial Many decorations are expensive and not that stylish to being worth your attention. With the tricks featured in this tutorial, you can make your own custom piece of decoration. Read the following and learn how to transfer a photo to wood and actually make a nice `painting` to place in your living room. Here is what you’ll need:

Vector Paper Graphic Alphabet Set - 145008769 All Images Refine Your Search Save to a Lightbox ▼ Please Login... To organize photos in lightboxes you must first register or login. Registration is Free! Checklist for Better Web Typography Typography influences whether or not viewers read the content, as well as having a subtle effect on how they perceive your site. Choosing appropriate typefaces and controlling their presentation is critical to conveying your message. The following checklist serves to summarize the major points and to help you ensure you’ve done all you should before finalizing any web site you are creating. Use this navigation and jump directly to content : {Layout} {Typefaces and Formatting} {Content} {Graphic Text} Layout—Did you:

Combining Fonts A palette with wit Use typefaces with complementary moods to evoke an upbeat, energetic air. It’s the interplay between fonts that gives them energy. The more distant the moods in a typographic palette, the friskier the design will be. Here, three fonts with distinctive silhouettes have been chosen for their contrasting dispositions: the unabashed toughness of Tungsten is a foil for both Archer’s sweetness, and the cheekiness of Gotham Rounded.  Tungsten

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