Top 100 Best, Cool, Most Popular Professional Fonts (In English) - StumbleUpon Posted on 04'09 Mar Posted on March 4, 2009 along with 182 JUST™ Creative Comments Based on a variety of factors listed below, these are the top 100 best fonts of all time. To say the least, ranking fonts is an obviously hard task… how does one measure aesthetic quality, the benefit of an item, its value to humanity and so fourth? Well, in this particular German publication, the judges ranked the fonts by their objective and various other weighted measurements: FontShop Sales Figures: 40%Historical Value/Meaning: 30%Aesthetic Qualities: 30% It is also worth noting that this evaluation consisted exclusively of licensed or commercial fonts only. Below is a preview of the top 33 fonts and beneath this image you can find the full list of the 100 best fonts. Top 100 Best Fonts Of All Time Below you will find the full list of the best 100 fonts along with the designer & the year in which they were designed. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.
21 Fonts That Shouldn’t Be Free…But Are! | Union Room | Web Design Blog 21 Fonts That Shouldn’t Be Free…But Are! 13 July 2009 by Jordan Hall Using the right type in your designs, both in type and web, is vital to an attractive and successful design. With so many free fonts out there (Da Font currently has over 9000 fonts to choose from) it’s hard to wade through the varying levels of quality available. We’ve picked out some great fonts that shouldn’t be free, but are! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 21. Resources 50 Incredible Fonts for Professional Print & Web Design | Noupe 30 Fonts That All Designers Must Know & Own | Just Creative Design 37 FREE Must-Have Fonts | Francesco Mugnai 40 Free High Quality Hand Drawn Fonts | Hongkiat.com Thanks for reading, from Union Room Web Design. Back to Blog
Web safe fonts for iWeb Imagine the scene. You have found a gap in the internet that you feel you could exploit with a web-site. You book some holidays from work and take three weeks to design your perfect web-site. All the images are there, you have customised the theme just the way you like it and everything looks great. You get yourself a domain name and some webspace, but before you go ‘live’ with the site you ask your PC using friend to take a look and let you know what he thinks (feedback is always good). As a Mac (and more importantly Safari) user when we you design a web-site you must remember to use a compliant font. Luckily for us there are several good looking fonts that are common to both sorts of browser and in this post I have compiled a list for you to use If you take a quick look through this list for the web-safe fonts and apply them to your site before you publish, you can be secure in the knowledge that (hopefully) the way you designed it will be the way it looks. Serif Sans-Serif Monospace
Taking Type to the Next Level with Alternate Characters Are you sick of your type looking plain and boring? Many OpenType fonts have alternate characters built into them that can transform your type into a beautiful piece of art. By using these alternate characters you can add things like flourishes and flair to your type with ease. Some type faces have alternate characters that can help out with legibility at smaller sizes. Even some handwritten fonts have alternate characters to change the style of a characters to make it seem more handwritten. In this article we will take a deep dive into using alternate characters. How do you tell what fonts have alternates? Ligatures – This is where two or more characters are linked together. Logotypes – This is where a word is stylized as a logo to be included in your type. Biform characters – These alternate characters can make capital letters have a lowercase look or lowercase letters with capital letter look while keeping the same size and weight. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Tip:
10 New High-Quality Free Fonts We know that every designer needs new fonts once in a while to have some backup elements to count on, and that is why we are here for, to help you searching for resources to use on your projects. So knowing that every one is looking around for high quality fonts to spice up their designs we decided to do this new roundup with a collection of some new and fresh fonts to give your projects a whole new look. Enjoy!! Sheep Sans Mangosteen BUUG Typeface Legion Slab Typeface Facebook Letter Faces Dunn Typeface Dash Typeface About the Author Hi, I'm Prakash Ghodke, a 19 year old from India working as freelance Web Designer. Related Posts 931 shares 10 Best New Free Fonts We’ve been on the prowl for some new free fonts to share with you. Read More 1138 shares 9 Free & Useful Fonts for your Designs Whether it’s PSD’s or icons, we love finding high quality free files and sharing them with our readers.
30 Sites For Fantastic, Free Fonts Choosing the right font can make or break a design, but what do you do when you don’t already have the perfect font in your arsenal? One of the points raised in the discussion following Kevin’s recent post is that purchasing fonts can be insanely expensive, and even if you do buy one, are you sure it will be exactly what you were looking for? Luckily there are numerous sources on the Web for free fonts, and while not all of them allow for commercial use, a good number of them do. What follows is a list of 30 sites where you can find free fonts, use a tool to make your own, or just have some fun with fonts after you’ve spent hours staring at them. Take a look through and get addicted to more fonts than you can shake a stick at! Free Font Sites 1001freeFonts.com: Although their name only mentions 1,001 fonts, they actually have over 10,000 free ones that you can download. AbstractFonts.com: Offers thousands of free true-type fonts with lots of information contained on the page for each.
Creative typography by Happycentro Happycentro is an italian creative studio based in Verona. Born in 1998 by Federico Galvani, Roberto Solieri, Giulio Grigollo, Andrea Manzati and the photographer Federico Padovani. Their projects go from creative typography, to art direction and video making for clients such as Nike Italy, Sony Ericcson and important italian magazines and newspapers. Here’s a collection of typography wrok they made for “IL – il Sole 24 ore”
Typography - 46 Cool & Useful Dingbat Fonts I know Dingbat fonts aren’t the most popular. A lot of them are, well, pretty unhelpful. But, there are also a lot of very cool Dingbat fonts out there that can be used for a variety of things. Ornaments, decoration, patterns, silhouettes and much more. I personally use the ornament and decoration type dingbats a lot to enhance typography and things like that. Nymphette Information & Download We Spray Information & Download WC Rhesus Information & Download Border Corners Information & Download Damask Dings Information & Download Swinging Information & Download Adhesive Seven Information & Download Eutemia Ornaments Information & Download WM Designs 1 Information & Download Cafeina Information & Download Im Fell Flowers Information & Download Fondi KPZ Information & Download Line Dings Information & Download Symmetry Information & Download Flower Ornaments Information & Download Floralia Information & Download LP Flowers Information & Download YY Old English Information & Download Subikto Two Information & Download Zoologic
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