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A Beginner’s Guide to Pairing Fonts Pairing fonts can be a challenge. Selecting two or more fonts which work well is one thing - selecting two which work together to achieve your typographic aims may have you reaching for the aspirin. Let's see if we can alleviate any headaches. This guide will help you get started with font pairing for the web. Luckily, typography has been around a lo-oong time. Typographic rules and conventions have had plenty of opportunity to establish themselves and there are loads of resources to help you out. Here's a quick breakdown of what we'll cover in this guide: Your Aim Keep the essentials in mind. How Many Fonts Should I Use? How many fonts you throw into the mix is entirely up to you, but bear in mind the overall effect you're trying to achieve. Make sure that there is some charisma in the group though; eight people with little to say just results in a toe-curling wait for the speeches.. There are no rules to say you should or shouldn't use a specific number of fonts on a page layout.
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Metrize Icons • 300 Icons for Designers & Developers Metrize Icons is a free icon set, it works perfectly for your apps or web projects. You may use these icons for both commercial and personal projects and customize them any way you like. All Icons, WebFont and Updates are Free. The download includes: PSD (Single Shape Layer) SVG (Single Icon 512 x 512) EPS AI PDF Web Font The bundle also include Metrize Font Icons, inside you will find a simple guide how to use the webfont with @font-face, the necessary scripts for compatibility with IE7 and the complete character map. Big thanks to Icomoon App for creating/editing the webfont. Enjoy Metrize Icons. Next Release In the next release I would like to add support for PNG and CSH. License You are free to use Metrize Icons (the "Icon Set") or any part thereof (the "Icons") in any personal, open-source or commercial work without obligation of payment (monetary or otherwise) or attribution. Do not sell, sub-license, rent, transfer, host, redistribute the Icon Set.
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. FreeTypography – The best free fonts, typefaces and typography Free Font Sail by Latinotype This license can also be found at this permalink: Copyright (c) 2011 by LatinoType Limitada (email@example.com), with Reserved Font Names “Sail” This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at: —————————————————————————————- SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE Version 1.1 - 26 February 2007—————————————————————————————- PREAMBLE The goals of the Open Font License (OFL) are to stimulate worldwide development of collaborative font projects, to support the font creation efforts of academic and linguistic communities, and to provide a free and open framework in which fonts may be shared and improved in partnership with others. The OFL allows the licensed fonts to be used, studied, modified and redistributed freely as long as they are not sold by themselves.
Alison Carmichael 45 Outstanding Free Vintage Fonts Oct 11 2009 In his famous 1908 essay, ‘Ornament and Crime,’ modern architect Adolf Loos wrote: “The evolution of culture marches with the elimination of ornament from useful objects.” This pronouncement banished many of the frilly, decorative fonts of centuries past from the realm of High Design. Fast forward to the present day: Web 3.0 is awash in enough sleek sans serif and classic roman typefaces to make designers long for the typographic indulgences of yesteryear. Harness the power of the antique and make your graphics pop with one of these vintage-inspired fonts, which have returned to the spotlight both in print and online. Wood Type and Display Fonts Carnivalee Freakshow This distressed, wood-type-inspired font has the shabby charm of an old sideshow banner. Circus Ornate Dieter Steffmann’s Circus Ornate captures the spirit of classic circus graphics, but still stands on its own as an ornamental, boisterous display font. JF Ringmaster A vintage beauty by Jester Font Studio. Waukegan
The Design Blog 100 Greatest Free Fonts Collection for 2012 Today we'd like to delight you with an extensive list of The Best Free Fonts for 2012. We've made a collection in which you can find Sans Serif, Slab Serif, Rounded, Modern, Display , Art Deco, Geometric, Urban, Futuristic and even abstract style types. An important part of typography is selecting the right typeface for a project. This is one these things that you might want to keep handy for your next designs. Download fromBehance Serif, Slab Serif, Semiserif Typefaces ... Script and Calligraphic Typefaces Sans Serif, Modern, Geometric Typefaces ... Display and Decorative Typefaces ...
40 Beautiful Free Fonts For Creating Attractive Typography Headlines A sweet collection of carefully handpicked high quality free fonts, which are all suitable to be used for creating attractive typography headlines which will attract people’s attention. A collection of amazing fonts which are suitable and perfect for web design projects as well print based projects. There is a misconception by designers that free fonts are usually cheap looking and cannot be used in order to create a good design, but what designers don’t realise is that there is the odd good free font it just takes time in order to find the perfects ones. This is the exact purpose of this article to be bookmarked by designers and to referred to in the future when working on a design projects where money may be tight and the client can’t afford to splash out on big expensive fonts. This post will be a handy resource for designers searching high quality good free fonts. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. attempa 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30.
Limited Edition Method: Orla Kiely I am in lust with this limited edition Orla Kiely collection by Method. What a great collaboration between two beautiful brands. "Described by The Guardian as “the queen of prints,” Orla Kiely’s bold graphic patterns adorn her ready-to-wear clothing collections, house wares, furnishings, perfume and accessories. And now, you can also find them on a limited edition collection of method® hand wash, dish soap and all-purpose cleaner. our first collaboration with the Irish fashion designer combines her signature patterns with our iconic designs and fragrances. The relationship was a natural fit given our mutual love of color, patterns and design. like Orla, we believe that “color is an incredibly powerful element in design, as it is in life.”
Oscar-awarded Movie Fonts 2013 – Linotype Font Feature Life of Pi After the ship he is on is wrecked, young Pi finds himself sharing the only lifeboat with a tiger. The pair spends several months together on the ocean until they are finally saved. Lincoln This historical epic tells of the last months in the life of President Lincoln, focussing on his efforts to achieve emancipation for the slaves in the US. Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty dramatises the search for Osama Bin Laden and his execution by a US military special operations unit in the form of an action thriller. Curfew The Oscar for Best Live Action Short went to Curfew. Django Unchained This movie centring on the gory revenge that ex-slave Django takes on a white plantation owner and his household won two Oscars, including that for Best Original Screenplay. Searching for Sugar Man Silver Linings For her role as Tiffany in the tragicomedy Silver Linings, Jennifer Lawrence won the Oscar for Best Actress. Les Misérables Amour Anna Karenina Argo