Typekit - Full Library Enter your own text... ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789 ¿ ? ¡ ! Vitesse, a snazzy slab serif font from Hoefler & Frere-Jones, can best be compared to a typographic sports car: Instead of using the rounded rectangle as a motif, the strategy we devised for Vitesse was to use a more sophisticated shape as its central theme: a modified rectangle with flat surfaces above and below, gently curved sides, and quick turns at the corners. The complexity of these ingredients allows Vitesse to escape the grid when necessary, helping to preserve both the natural poise of intricate letters, and the typeface’s personality throughout its complete range of styles. Calligraphy Alphabets Samples of various calligraphy alphabets are shown below to help your calligraphy. These are all written by me as an interested amateur. Note other pages on the site have much more on gothic, italic, and rustic capitals. You'll also find links below to my free tutorial pages and useful books. (Note: many more calligraphic and historical alphabets exist than just the ones listed below.
The 100 best free fonts Free fonts, updated for 2017 – all the best free fonts, and none of the dross. We have filtered out the diamonds in the rough from the thousands of free fonts available online that are suitable for you to use in your designs. This list represents the 50 best free fonts we've found in eight categories. 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: You can use the drop-down menu at the top of the page to jump to the section you want. 25 Classic Fonts That Will Last a Whole Design Career Eric Gill, Adrian Frutiger and Max Miedinger are names we associate with the classic typefaces designers use on a daily basis. Their font creations are timeless designs that look right at home no matter what century we’re in. This collection of 25 classic fonts is a round up of the best and most popular fonts every designer should own. You can be sure that they will last your whole design career.
100 Must-have Free Fonts for Commercial and Personal Use Each time a designer starts work on a new design, there is always a big problem: a lack of high-quality materials, such as fonts, icons, images etc. Of course, you can create a font that will properly fit the design you created, but it’s not a good idea since font creation takes a lot of time, which is never enough when you have to work within a deadline. The solution is simple: you can use ready-made free fonts. There are tons of them all over the web, and we have but collected a small group of 100 free fronts you can download here. There are elegant and unusual fonts, serif and slab serif, rigorous and handwritten fonts and more in the showcase.
28 Amazing Text Effect Photoshop Tutorials - May 2015 Edition Photoshop is an amazing tool with limitless possibilities. One of these possibilities is creating awesome text effects. In this round up we have picked up for you 28 Amazing Text Effect Photoshop Tutorials. 30 Classic Fonts Every Designer Should Own Typeface is a basic element for reading and designing. Fonts are the windows to typography and it can affect your audiences depending on the typeface chosen. Year after year, new fonts are introduced to the public and it even evolves from the simplest to the grandest layout with many artistic touches. Icon Font & SVG Icon Sets ❍ IcoMoon IcoMoon is striving to build and provide the best iconography and icon management tool for perfectionists. IcoMoon's icon library features only the very best icon sets out there. All of our icons are designed on a precise pixel grid. The IcoMoon app lets you build and use your own icon sets in many different formats including SVG, Polymer, PDF, XAML, CSH, icon font or simple PNG/CSS sprites. IcoMoon was first built and released back in the November of 2011. Since its release, it has changed the way icon fonts (and icons in general) are being used in web today.
30 Brilliant Typefaces For Corporate Design Designing a beautiful, legible typeface is hard work and takes time and patience. The type family has to convey a message clearly and effectively, regardless of the setting in which it is used. Of course, thousands of freely available fonts are out there, and some free fonts are very impressive1. Yet only a few free fonts manage to beat the look and feel of a carefully designed professional typeface, one that has been painstakingly developed over years with a close attention to tiny details. Kindergarten Kindergartners just finished a great lesson about Cave Art. We looked at images from Lascaux and used the smartboard to play "eye spy" and find certain pictures on the cave walls like horses, paw prints, foot prints, and circle designs. Then students used a handout from the awesome book Dynamic Art Projects for Children by Denise Logan. They each began with a rectangle for a body, added their own head, and finished with designs inside the rectangle body.