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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
Lucius Annaeus Seneca60 AD 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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The Step-by-Step Guide for Pairing Fonts in UI Design (with examples) If you google for how to pair fonts, you’re going to get a lot of awful results. A first-page result recommends pairings no experienced designer would touch with a 10-foot pole. Google Fonts hilariously recommends you pair literally everything with Open Sans and Roboto 🙄 Web Fonts Abril Fatface Grumpy wizards make toxic brew for the evil Queen and Jack. Normal 400Grumpy wizards make toxic brew for the evil Queen and Jack. One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin. He lay on his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff sections. The bedding was hardly able to cover it and seemed ready to slide off any moment.

10 Great Google Font Combinations You Can Copy The average man considers which flavor of Doritos will taste good with his Heineken. The sophisticated man considers which cheese will pair well with his choice of wine. The designer of course considers which two fonts will look great on the same page. Today we’re going to use the Google Font API as a playground for mixing fonts and finding ideal pairings.

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12 Awesomely geeky things we’ve loved in Web design in 2012 First, start by choosing a typeface to pair. Like a conventional dating website, Type Connection presents you with potential “dates” for each main character. The game features well-known, workhorse typefaces (Garamond, Univers, Archer, etc.) and portrays each as a character searching for love. You are the matchmaker. 7. The Ultimate Collection of Google Font Pairings (Displayed Beautifully with Classic Art) How this post came to be I have to be honest - I love the concept of Google fonts, but I find the execution to always be somewhat... lacking. I don't know. When compared to classics like Futura, Bodoni, Garamond - even Helvetica - they just fall short, and I rarely, if ever, end up using them. Can you relate? Again, I love the concept of Google font pairings: the fast download of cool fonts (and even cute fonts) from their high-speed library is great, and has brought far more unique, web friendly fonts and font pairs to the internet than ever before.

Web Fonts Old Standard TT Grumpy wizards make toxic brew for the evil Queen and Jack. Normal 400Grumpy wizards make toxic brew for the evil Queen and Jack. Normal 400 ItalicGrumpy wizards make toxic brew for the evil Queen and Jack. The best web and mobile typefaces of 2011 are… In our yearly roundups of what was awesome and what sucked about 2011, we cannot overlook one of our favorite verticals for nerding out: typography. The past year has brought quite a few interesting developments in web and mobile typography. As a plethora of technologies make typography on the web a lot better year over year, we are able to grow in the typefaces and tools we use. And as mobile devices, operating systems and displays improve, we get to have more fun when designing for smartphones and tablets, too. Here are a few of our and others’ picks for the best mobile and web fonts of 2011, including a few freebies you can download right now. FontShop’s pick for best new web face: Sero Web

40+ Web Design and Development Icon Sets We all know the importance of using icons in web design and development. So today we have collected a set of free icons for your personal use. Some of these icons are in black and white while some are in color.

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