Design inspiration from around the world » Blog Archive » Designer headstones Designer headstones When asking my Creative Director if he’d seen Tony Wilson’s headstone, I was quickly directed to Paul Rand’s. Are there any more examples of well designed headstones? Web Fonts The Emigre Font Library is now available in Web Font format for use in web sites. Emigre Web Fonts are provided in both WOFF and EOT formats for use with the CSS @font-face rule. The combination of WOFF and EOT formats allows the Web Fonts to function on most currently used browser types. Emigre Web Fonts are licensed for self hosting, with a choice of a 5 year renewable term, or a one time perpetual term option, giving you full control over server performance, and eliminating monthly or annual subscription fees. We have optimized our web fonts hinting for screen display. However, as the technology remains in flux, the variables of the different platforms, screens, rasterizers, browser defaults, and user preference settings, sometimes generate inconsistencies beyond our control.
20 Beautiful Script Fonts for Your Designs Since script fonts are based on the fluid stokes of natural hand writing, they’re a great way to add a personal touch to a design. The only issue I have with script fonts is that I’ve always had trouble finding good ones when I need them. Assuming you may have faced the same problem, I’ve taken the time to round up 20 beautiful script fonts for your designs. As you’ve probably noticed we love finding and sharing freebies with our readers, especially fonts. Creative Calendar Designs How many creative solutions for calendar design are out there? If you take a look around you’ll find out that most calendars are designed in a “standard” linear fashion. Calendar cards usually have the same structure: the month is designed in bold while the days are placed below within a rigid grid structure. Well, it doesn’t have to be like this. In fact, there are a number of creative approaches one can consider when designing calendars.
Lettering: A Reference Manual of Techniques by Andrew Haslam Lettering: A Reference Manual of Techniques by Andrew Haslam and published by Laurence King This newly published book (September 2011) is a comprehensive reference guide for any designer wanting to know more about the techniques and production processes to create lettering themselves or to commission work from external sources. Using a combination of explanatory text, step-by-step photographs and classic and contemporary examples, this unique survey brings together over 80 processes involved in creating lettering and applying it to many different surfaces. Included are hand-drawn lettering techniques (from sign writing to tattooing); dimensional lettering (hand engraving to laser cutting); typesetting (from letterpress to lettering in food); printing (Letraset to printing on bank notes); lettering on textiles (embroidery to flagmaking); and illuminated type (neon signage to holography). 1,400 colour illustrations
100 Creative Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials If your next design project involves some manipulation of typeface, you do not want to miss this article. I have always found that text effects is one of the coolest things that you can create in Photoshop. In this post I have rounded up some of the best Photoshop text effects tutorials from around the web. Topics like how to Create Chrome text effects are just a few of the tutorials that are featured. Pink Maniacs Discover how the world lives online Posted by LucaQ » Infographics , Inspiration , Social , Utility No Comments
Font Aid IV : The Society of Typographic Aficionados The Society of Typographic Aficionados is proud to announce the release of “Coming Together”, a font created exclusively for Font Aid IV to benefit the victims of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The font consists entirely of ampersands, to represent the idea of people coming together to help one another. Type designers, graphic designers, and other artists from around the world contributed artwork to the font. The font is being be sold for $20US and is available through font distributors Ascender Fonts, Veer, and MyFonts. All proceeds from the sale of the font will go to Doctors Without Borders, to help with their relief efforts in Haiti.
The Nabokov Collection The Eye by Vladimir Nabokov, designed by John Gall Every so often, a dream project lands on your desk. Here's one: redesign Vladimir Nabokov's book covers. All twenty-one of them. Download Spree: 45 Free Fonts for Designers Selecting the right typeface for a projects isn’t an easy task. With thousands of fonts available, finding the right one to fit your style is like digging for gold. Among the design community, we’ve seen a huge fluctuation of type foundries releasing stunning fonts at the sweet price of zero dollars.
The 100 Greatest Free Fonts for 2014 Here we are, once again, with our now-famous selection of the top 100 free fonts for 2014. This year we have only selected fonts published or updated in late 2013 and 2014, giving you one of the most up-to-date lists around. The majority are completely free with licenses for commercial use; the odd few available for personal use only have extended license options at a very reasonable price.
On snot and fonts Africa: ⦿ Africa ⦿ Berber ⦿ Coptic ⦿ Egypt ⦿ Hieroglyphics ⦿ Mauritius ⦿ Morocco ⦿ Other ⦿ South-Africa Australia: ⦿ Australia ⦿ Maori ⦿ New Caledonia ⦿ New Zealand ⦿ Rongo Rongo Europe + the old USSR: ⦿ Albania ⦿ Austria ⦿ Basque ⦿ Belarus ⦿ Belgium ⦿ Bosnia ⦿ Bulgaria ⦿ Catalunya ⦿ Celtic/Gaelic ⦿ Croatia ⦿ Cyprus ⦿ Cyrillic ⦿ Czechia ⦿ Denmark ⦿ Eastern European ⦿ Esperanto ⦿ Estonia ⦿ Finland ⦿ France ⦿ Georgian ⦿ Germany ⦿ Greece ⦿ Greek ⦿ Hungary ⦿ Iceland ⦿ Ireland ⦿ Italy ⦿ Kazakhstan ⦿ Kyrgyzstan ⦿ Latvia ⦿ Liechtenstein ⦿ Lithuania ⦿ Luxemburg ⦿ Macedonia ⦿ Malta ⦿ Moldova ⦿ Montenegro ⦿ The Netherlands ⦿ Northern Ireland ⦿ Norway ⦿ Ogham ⦿ Old Italic ⦿ Poland ⦿ Portugal ⦿ Romania ⦿ Russia ⦿ Scotland ⦿ Serbia ⦿ Slovakia ⦿ Slovenia ⦿ Spain ⦿ Sweden ⦿ Switzerland ⦿ Turkey ⦿ United Kingdom ⦿ Ukraine ⦿ Wales Far East: ⦿ China ⦿ Hong-Kong ⦿ Japan ⦿ Korea ⦿ Macao ⦿ Mongolia ⦿ Taiwan Non-Latin America: ⦿ Canada ⦿ Hawaii ⦿ Native American ⦿ Québec ⦿ United States
Fresh Typography Experiments To Inspire You Typography is a big part of every designer’s life and must be paid a lot of attention to it. Getting inspired for this particular category is a must. Lucky for you, I deliver new and interesting examples every few weeks after I filter more than three or four times the amount of type illustrations that you have here. Hi