Top 13 Webfonts for Headline Use Today, webfonts abound. You can find them in a number of places: Google Font Directory, Typekit, Fontspring.com, and myriad other sites and font delivery services. A number are even free. This article, then, focuses on the top 13 most useful free webfonts for headline use. One of the most common suggestions for combining headlines and body text is to set the headlines in a serif typeface and body copy in a sans-serif typeface, or vice versa. Because you’re typically only setting fewer than 100 characters in a headline, it doesn’t necessarily have the same requirements for readability as your text font. Nice Web Type has an excellent tutorial on @font-face embedding here. Available through Fontsquirrel, and designed by Typodermic, this pseudo-grotesque offers a generous x-height. License: No conversation on free fonts is complete without mentioning Exljbris, a foundry by Jos Buivenga that offers a free face in every type family.
Typography Daily Design You Trust – Design Blog and Community Typographic Marks Unknown There are many typographic marks which are familiar to most, but understood by few. Most of these glyphs have interesting histories and evolutions as they survived the beatings given to them through rushed handwriting of scribes and misuses through history. They now mostly live on our keyboards and in our software, and a few are used often, so it seems only fitting to know where they come from and how to correctly use them. The Pilcrow History of the Pilcrow Replacing another symbol, the paragraphos, to become the new mark representing a paraph—a new line of thought or break in text—it evolved over time through the natural development of handwriting. Using the Pilcrow Initially the pilcrow was used to separate blocks of text, rather than dividing them with space. While graphic designers, and especially those outside the field, would have no major need to think about using the pilcrow, it is worth noting that they can be a pleasure to design for our typographic friends. The Ampersand Asterisk
Jacob Cass - Graphic Designer - New York, USA Jacob Cass at TEDxCMU, giving a talk on Personal Branding. Hi, my name is Jacob Cass and I am the founder of ‘JUST™ Creative’. On this website you will find my personal graphic design portfolio (My design services are currently available for hire), as well as a blog on the main subject of graphic design which provides free graphic design tips, articles & resources on all subjects of design, ranging from but not limited to; print design, logo design, web design, branding, typography, advertising & more. There is a lot of information on this page so please feel free to jump through using the menu below. About Page Sub Navigation: I am self-employed as a graphic designer, specialising in the fields of corporate identity (logo) design, web design, print design and branding with the majority of my time spent designing and implementing marketing promotions for businesses such as logos, websites, letterhead, business cards, packaging and more. I am:1. Awards Published Work Judging Roles
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