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.
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. The latest version of my ‘killer contract’ for web designers and developers Contract Killer The popular open-source contract for web designers and developers by Stuff & Nonsense Originally published: 23/12/2008Revised date: 15/12/2013 Original post Between us [company name] and you [customer name] Summary: We’ll always do our best to fulfil your needs and meet your expectations, but it’s important to have things written down so that we both know what’s what, who should do what and when, and what will happen if something goes wrong.
Search Engines and Web Designers Most web designers don’t feel that SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is important for their projects or client websites. A recent poll of over 19,000 designers shows that 7% of designers don’t feel that SEO is important and 9% of designers don’t even know what SEO stands for, let alone what it is. If you are a designer and are amongst the group that doesn’t know what SEO is or how it can benefit you, you should pay close attention to this article. This guide is for designers who want to learn about SEO so that search engines can find your or your clients website or blog. I will cover some of the common mistakes that web designers and developers make when it comes to SEO and then I will walk you through some basic tips and how to’s that you can add to your basic to do list on your next project.
Typekit - Full Library Enter your own text... ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789 ¿ ? ¡ ! Top 50 Best Free Fonts Are you in love with the Free Fonts Section on UltraLinx? If you answered yes, then I believe this post will blow your mind. Today we round up the top 50 best free fonts for you to download. Did we mention they were free? 20 Incredible Analytics Designs Analytics are a collection of immense amounts of data. Making them look pretty can be hard, but fear not, Dribbble is always here to impress. In this post we feature 20 incredible analytics designs. Author: Mike Moloney All posts by Mike Moloney Ghostlab One site. One experience Whether you want it or not, your site is going mobile - every day. Looking Beyond User-Centered Design User-centered design has served the digital community well. So well, in fact, that I’m worried its dominance may actually be limiting our field. The terms “user experience design” (UX) and “user-centered design” (UCD) are often used interchangeably.
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.
10 Infographics That Will Teach You About Typography Typography is a crucial component of great designs involving text, so knowing as much as you can about it is an important step to becoming a great designer. This roundup of infographics will help you discover new and interesting things (as well as reinforce and reiterate stuff you already know) about typography. Click the Go to Source link under each infographic to navigate to the source of the infographic and to see the larger version provided by the creator of the infographic. 1. Inspirational Examples of Icon Sketching Sketching is an important part of the design process. In fact, even the greatest designers prefer spending a good deal of time with the pencil, before heading to Photoshop or Illustrator. And when it comes to designing icons, the story is no different. Today, we have put together some of the best and most inspiring examples of icon sketching from all across the web.
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