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30 of the Best Web Typography Resources Online

30 of the Best Web Typography Resources Online
It seems there are two camps among web designers: those who embrace web typography, experiment with it, and try new things in virtually all of their designs; and those who avoid it like the plague, opting to use standard, web-safe font stacks with little variation. It also seems like a lot of the designers who fall into the second group wish they were more like the first. The resources below can help you improve your web typography, regardless of which camp you fall into. There are tools for creating unique typography, references and articles that can teach you typographic principles, and plenty of inspiration and news to keep you updated on the state of web typography. Typography Tools Typetester Typetester lets you compare up to three fonts, side-by-side, with whatever sample text you want. HTML Ipsum HTML-Ipsum is a lorem ipsum generator specifically for web design. WP-Typography WP-Typography is a WordPress plugin that helps make your standard WP typography more attractive.

25 Free Retro Fonts Fonts are an essential component of any designer’s repertoire. Fonts are what can tie together a design, a logo, a template and create a coherent branding image. Fonts can make or break a product advertisement, and they are often very difficult to choose. Fonts come in all shapes and sizes, and all sorts of styles, from futuristic to grunge to retro. In this post, Peter Olexa has kindly rounded up and shared 25 excellent free retro fonts for designers to use. Hopefully you find these fonts useful, and let us know what you think in the comments. Anastasia Regular Varieté Conférencier LT Oksana Riesling HawnWedding AtlasSolid Times New Yorker Boogie Nights Aerovias Brasil NF Ginebra Bolds Brownwood NF AthleticTown v0.1 Bleeding Cowboys Gipsiero Wooden Nickel Black SpringGarden-Bo Verve Alternate Volute Vostrey Regular TheRoots Spacearella Advertisement

20 Free Exclusive Vector Icons: Calabria Calabria is a set of 20 free and exclusive vector icons that can be used on websites, logos and more. These icons are absolutely free for both personal and commercial uses and you can go ahead and download yours now. If you’d like to share these icons, please refer your friends to this page. Here’s a full preview of all 20 icons for quick reference. Download yours below and enjoy! Liked the icons? Please enter your email address below and click the download button. WDD staff are proud to be able to bring you this daily blog about web design and development.

fonts, typefaces and all things typographical — I love Typography (ILT) 10 Most Inspiring Videos about Typography Words aren’t just words. Rather, words portray meanings and can stir up every emotion from anger to lust. As such, designers have immense power over their audiences simply with the fonts they select and the manner in which those fonts are used. The following are ten 10 masterfully composed videos that provide perfect examples of how typefaces can be used to move audiences. 1. Trollback & Co.: Pop! Dark, sexy and inspiring, this video by Trollback & Co. combines fluidity and typography for a stunning effect. (I wish it could be embedded!) 2. Inserting textile lettering into a video shoot rather than digitally incorporating the typography is an inspiring use of creativity as evidenced in this shoot by The Ronin. 3. The list of masterful typography videos wouldn’t be complete without a 3-D piece. 4. This piece, simply titled “Typography,” takes an interesting spin on the scrolling karaoke lyrics found in traditional videos and transforms them into this well composed piece. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

How to Create a Custom Twitter Background Design Are you still using the standard Twitter backdrop? If you’re looking leave a lasting impression, you should consider swapping out that plain-Jane image for something more exciting. Your Twitter background helps convey your brand and convey a positive first impression. This is the second of a two-part series of tips to create a strong Twitter profile. In the first part, we covered the first five steps to creating your Twitter profile. Now let’s talk about your image. Creating Your Twitter Background By changing the default Twitter background on your Twitter profile, you show your audience you’re not a spambot. Using Free Twitter Backgrounds If you want to use a free, easy-to-install Twitter background, have a look at what Twitter has to offer first. In addition to these 20 Twitter designs, you’ll see a link to ColourLovers, where you can easily create your own designs. It’s easy to change your Twitter background from the Design tab under Settings. Investing in a Custom Twitter Background

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