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The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web – a practical guide to web typography

The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web – a practical guide to web typography

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The Secret Of Successful Minimal Font Usage Minimal fonts can awesomely enhance any artwork if used properly. You can see more and more websites using minimal fonts in their designs. Personally I love the neat look of bold minimal font in a minimal design. In this article you’re going to find some tips together with stunning examples to learn more about minimal font usage in web design. While minimalism seems easy – it really isn’t, it takes great skill to come up with something clean, professional and unique at the same time!

Alternatives To Your Favorite Serif Typefaces [Updated With Specimens] Hello, my name is Bram, a brand strategist, hacker and typophile. I’ll be guest blogging for Designer Daily during Mirko’s vacation week. Consider this fact: today, we have more typefaces than ever designed, yet most designers chose to stick with their Helveticas, Gills and Caslons. This isn’t bad, per se; after all, going with the familiar guarantees predictable outcome. How To Design The Best Blog Graphics With Free Tools And Design Theory - CoSchedule Writing awesome content for your blog is essential to earning your readers’ trust and attention. Yet there’s another overlooked element that can largely increase your blog traffic: design. Studies have found that 60% of us are visual learners, while only 46% of blogs are actually using visual content. Design often gets a bad rap for just “making things look pretty” (which it should, don’t get me wrong), but more importantly, it guides your reader in their overall experience. In fact, design can even guide your readers’ decisions since 67% of consumers consider images to carry more weight than customer ratings, reviews, and product descriptions.

The 30 greatest free web fonts It's time-consuming to cut through the ocean of mediocre free fonts online, especially web fonts, to find the real gems that punch above their (zero) price tag. With this in mind, we've rounded up the greatest free web fonts from around the web to get you started. There are various methods to source and license web fonts, including subscription-based models such as Typekit, Fontdeck and Fontspring, which boast libraries of quality typefaces and are becoming increasingly popular with professional designers.

CSS Font Shorthand Property Cheat Sheet In the past I’ve displayed some serious animosity towards the CSS font shorthand property, so I feel I should make up for it. After all, the font shorthand property was just minding its own business, trying to save developers some lines of code, and I come along and declare it an outcast. So, although I still don’t agree with ever using font shorthand, I do think it’s important that CSS developers understand how it works. So to make up for my former font shorthand hostilities, I’ve prepared a printable cheat sheet that you can download and hang next to your computer, which will come in handy in case you decide to use this property yourself, or are forced use it in a stylesheet from an inherited project. Enjoy!

50 Classic Automobile Typography Designs Whenever I see a beautifully designed vehicle the first and most important action is to see what company is behind the design. As soon as you see that logo, your judgement based on that vehicle will, from now on, be associate with that brand. It’s something so automatic that we really don’t notice until we recall that information again. Later on somebody will ask you your opinion, and your will most than likely reply based on your experience. Being a typography lover might seem a bit strange to some. Ten Awesome Alternative Free Web Fonts Free web fonts such Museo, League Gothic, Droid and Lobster have been around since the dawn of the @font-face revolution. Whilst these are all fantastic typefaces, they are beginning to suffer from over-use. Services such as Google Web Fonts and FontSquirrel are expanding their free @font-face collections weekly but it can be difficult to pick through masses of naff display fonts to find that perfect typeface. The purpose of this article is to highlight some great fonts that are around that you may not have considered using yet. 10 Awesome Free Web Fonts Franchise Bold Described by its designer Derek Weathersbee as a “stout display face”, Franchise is strong, tall and full of character.

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