A Beautifully Illustrated Glossary Of Typographic Terms You Should Know The world of typography often seems like it has its very own language, full of serifs, strokes, and swashes. Sorting out all those terms can be confusing in itself, so we’ve compiled a visual glossary that will guide you through the lingo — whether you’re an aspiring typeface designer or just a general typography enthusiast. Learning the building blocks of typography will help you better understand how to pick a suitable font and apply it effectively within your design projects. The Basics: Typefaces Categories & Styles Free textures for your next web project. Nothing like a field of beautiful flowers. Download Download These lovely water-colorful dots will make your designs pop. Download
Improving your workflow with DesktopServer If you’re a WordPress developer, you know that there are lots of helpful tools out there to choose from. In this article, we are going to take a look at ServerPress.com’s DesktopServer—a tool designed to help develop sites in a local environment, quicker and easier than ever. Launched in 2011 by ServerPress.com’s founder Stephen Carnam, DesktopServer has become a popular product amongst web developers looking for different ways to set up local development environments to reduce time on the initial setup of each WordPress site they’re working on. 5 tips for taking control of your fonts Fonts are tricky. On the one hand, they are the result of many thousands of hours of skilful work, created by someone who should be fairly compensated. On the other hand, most of us have to consciously remind ourselves that fonts must be licensed, in almost exactly the same way as the software you use on your Mac or PC. In fact, fonts are even harder to keep track of because it's not a simple binary 'it's licensed/it's not licensed' issue. "Because fonts licences can be very specific about uses – embeddable in PDFs, for eBook use, as a web font, and so on – it's important that users track not only each licence, but the parameters of the licence as well," says Jim Kidwell, senior product manager at Extensis.
Getting Started With Sass System Requirements Before proceeding, you'll want to install the following on your system: Starting in Foundation 5, we've started using bower to manage the updating process of Foundation. It only needs to be installed one time using the following command: Bash [sudo] npm install -g bower grunt-cli Bodoni through the ages – Creative Review From a New Order album cover to cigar packaging by Paul Rand, a new exhibition from paper company Fedrigoni showcases some outstanding uses of Italian typeface Bodoni. Designs are also featured in an accompanying catalogue by SEA… Made in Italy – Bodoni in Print opens at Protein Gallery in Shoreditch on June 10. Organised by paper company Fedrigoni, the show presents a look at posters, packaging, book covers and album art created using Italian typographer, printer and typesetter Giambattista Bodoni’s most famous typeface. It also features previously unseen material from the Bodoni Museum in Parma and the Monotype archives, including matrices, lead type and sketches. Born in the Alps, Bodoni was one of the most celebrated typographers and compositors of the 18th century.
Health Monitoring using iOS devices on Behance A leading healthcare solutions provider wanted to diversify their existing healthcare offering by addressing Direct to Consumer market in addition to their current Employers & Payers market. They wanted to move away from depending on highly regulated solutions & environments where physicians are required to manage patient care, to a model where family member scan manage the care of their “Loved Ones”. The company hired Clarice Technologies to help bring their concept to life in form of a clickable prototype. This involved creating user interfaces, user interactions & visual design for their mobile applications.
Introducing the HTML5 “Menu” and “Menuitem” Elements Today I’m going to introduce you to two HTML5 elements: <menu> and <menuitem>, part of the Interactive Elements specification. The web has evolved into something more than just linked documents; pages behave increasingly these days like apps. As such, it’s an appropriate time to form standard web interactivity features. These two elements are amongst the least talked-about among developers, probably owing to their lack of support in major browsers.