Book Designer David Moratto, Book Design Glossary The following will help you understand the three main structures that an interior book design is comprised of and terminologies that a book designer and a printer might use. Front Matter (components that may appear at the begining of a book before the first chapter) Body Matter (components that may appear in the work of a book) Back Matter (components that may appear at the end of the book after a work) The following are terms that a book designer and a printer might use: Book Construction Glossary (The construction of a book may have...)
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How to Speak Typography: Terms You Should Know If you are just beginning as a graphic designer, you should be knee-deep in typography, learning how to use it properly and how to speak about it using proper terminology. This is by no means an exhaustive list of typographic terms, but getting to know these and how to apply them will go a long way toward developing anyone as a typographer and designer. Baseline
75 Professional Free Fonts from 2012 to Spice up Your Typography I love these geek jokes, but enough joking. This year is nearly half over and I bet you’re thirsty for new fonts. Good typography is sexy and pleasing to look at. Typographer's Glossary Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols. A typeface that has serifs is called a serif typeface (or seriffed typeface). Some of the main classifications of Serif type are: Blackletter, Venetian, Garalde, Modern, Slab Serif, Transitional, and Informal. Fonts in each classfication share certain similiar characteristics including the shape or appearance of their serifs. Serif fonts are widely used in traditional printed material such as books and newspapers. Show all Serif Didone is a typeface classification characterized by slab-like serifs without brackets; vertical orientation of weight axes.
20 Supreme Free Fonts for Serious Designers Written on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 in Resources Quality fonts are essential to make any project look great. They can either make or break your design and thus should be chosen very carefully. The 10 best fonts from the Google Webfonts Directory The idea of the Google Webfonts Directory is great: offering everyone free webfonts, which you can include in your website with just one line of code and without worrying about the multiple webfont formats, subsetting, file size, download speed and so on. When the service started in 2010 it offered just a couple of fonts. Today the catalogue has already grown to 250 fonts and Google announced there will even be a lot more fonts in the near future. But let’s face it: Most of the fonts are crap! They are of poor quality, derived from commercial fonts or just downright ugly.
Klim Type Foundry - Lettering & Logotypes Under direction from Kevin Wilson & Mark Leeds. For Spark. Under direction from Kane McPherson & Shabnam Shiwan at Saatchi & Saatchi. For Z Zegna. Under directon from Andrew Wren at Out There in New York. Monogram for Sladen Legal. Download Cabin Font. Impallari.com The Cabin Font is a humanist sans inspired by Edward Johnston's and Eric Gill's typefaces, with a touch of modernism. Cabin incorporates modern proportions, optical adjustments, and some elements of the geometric sans. It remains true to its roots, but has its own personality.
Beautiful web type — the best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory Lucius Annaeus Seneca60 AD Among the numerous faults of those who pass their lives recklessly and without due reflexion, my good friend Liberalis, I should say that there is hardly any one so hurtful to society as this, that we neither know how to bestow or how to receive a benefit. It follows from this that benefits are badly invested, and become bad debts: in these cases it is too late to complain of their not being returned, for they were thrown away when we bestowed them. Wenting Zhang's 100 days project Typedia In a nutshell, Typedia is a community website to classify typefaces and educate people about them. Think of it like a mix between IMDb and Wikipedia, but just for type. Anyone can join, add, and edit pages for typefaces or for the people behind the type. The Type Directors Club
10 Great Google Font Combinations You Can Copy The average man considers which flavor of Doritos will taste good with his Heineken. The sophisticated man considers which cheese will pair well with his choice of wine. The designer of course considers which two fonts will look great on the same page. Today we’re going to use the Google Font API as a playground for mixing fonts and finding ideal pairings. You’ll be able to skim through and instantly grab out selections that you think are appropriate for your projects.
10 Display Faces that Digital Forgot Because of your enthusiastic response to my last column, I’ve moved up its sequel. In this installment, I’ll be looking at display and decorative faces that were somehow left in the archives when the winds of digital technology swept through the dusty vaults of yesteryear’s metal type foundries. Of all the thousands of typefaces that are created each year, the lion’s share are display and decorative faces. That’s because these are easier to create than text faces (almost anything goes), and changing fashion demands novel looks at dizzying speeds. What I’ve looked for in assembling the faces shown here, though, are those with the key attribute of versatility, faces that can adapt themselves to a host of environments and situations. Once again, for lack of a better organizing principal, I’ll take these on in alphabetical order.