Top 10 Websites for Designers - April 2012 In this month's "Top 10" websites for designers, you'll find sites featuring great typography, images, motion and more. This month's "Top 10" websites features the latest and greatest sites for visual inspiration and graphic design tools. Plus: stunning sites created in celebration of design.
Designing for a Responsive Web Means Starting with Type First « Back to Blog By Paul McKeever on Wednesday 20th of March 2013 Making responsiveness only about grids, responsive images and media queries is a disservice to customers and brands. Top Links to Fonts for Your Self-Published Book One of the most often-asked questions on the blog is: “What text font should I use for my book?” In fact, this question comes up so often I’ve written quite a few articles on the subject. But like most blogs, these posts can be hard to find in the dark reaches of the archives. Eye tracking scientists track eye movements in glaucoma patients to check vision impairment while driving This is the article for the study of eye movement. For the tendency to visually track potential prey, see eye-stalking Yarbus eye tracker from the 1960s History In the 1800s, studies of eye movement were made using direct observations.
20 Inspiring Uses of Data Visualization Data is boring, information is interesting! I’ve always used this statement whenever the issue of data is being discussed. No one is really interested in looking at a large number of data rows, or even a small one. As humans, we tend to better understand a particular issue when it is presented to us in a visual way, and in this roundup you will find 20 sites using data visualization that deliver information to the user in an effective and inspiring way.
The 100 best free fonts This list represents the 100 best free fonts we've found in a variety of styles. We have many other articles covering specialist font types including handwriting fonts, graffiti fonts, web fonts and more, but we have sectioned our main list under these styles: Most of the typeface collections listed here can be used in your projects, but please be sure to check the terms. Now join us as we present you with 100 of the best free fonts, which you can download and use today. Body fonts 01. A More Modern Scale for Web Typography « Back to Blog on Wednesday 15th of January 2014 In RWD, the proportions and rhythm of your body, headers & measure deserve as much attention as margins, floats & media queries. Jason Pamental of H+W Design explains why, plus throws in a scale you can use and a live demo. I’m a big believer in responsive web design. It’s the only way I know to provide the best experience across the increasingly fragmented landscape of devices and capabilities that is the new normal on the web today.
FontFriend – Soma Design FontFriend is a bookmarklet for typographically obsessed web designers. It enables rapid checking of fonts and font styles directly in the browser without editing code and refreshing pages, making it the ideal companion for creating CSS font stacks. 2.0’s killer feature is instant drag-and-drop font previewing right in the browser (Firefox 3.6+, Chrome 7+), in any document you’re currently viewing. Version 2.5 and 3.0 introduced some new features that aren’t documented here yet. Click the version numbers to see the release announcements for each. How To Begin
Merlin for Mac - ProjectWizards presents Merlin - Project Management for OS X the leading professional project management software for OS X Developed by project managers for project managers, Merlin for Mac truly delivers in meeting your professional requirements. Download free trial Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Hanken Round, Brig, Rabiola HELVIA Goddess of Heat of Agartha "One of the Guardian of the gates of the center , with an age of 19,064 years, is the strongest guardian, it was seen on volcanos caves , creating new paths to reach the main city"The sacred God Debris created by dead trees, left standing of fallen spirits of Agartha,It can defy physics and travel through time.LUMIAH Goddess of the waves of Agartha"One of the Guardian of the gates of the south , with an age of 11,190 years, is the youngest guardian, it was seen only by the sumerian civilization before she dissapear""This illustrationS is are for the "AGARTHIANS GODS" project that I create.this is an illustration book for this kind of habitants of the inner earth.”
Contrast Through Scale « Back to Blog on Friday 19th of October 2012 Typographic contrast is a deft and powerful weapon in your design arsenal. Its presence and impact typically goes unnoticed by readers, but its absence can ruin a site. In this series of posts, Christopher Murphy of The Standardistas takes a look at a number of techniques you can use to establish harmonious contrast in your designs. A typographic scale.