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Web Font Specimen

Web Font Specimen
Web Font Specimen Real web type in real web context Web Font Specimen is a handy, free resource web designers and type designers can use to see how typefaces will look on the web. Debuted in a special issue of A List Apart, Web Font Specimen is in its second iteration. Now available in Cyrillic, too. View a demo specimenRead the ALA article

Web Fonts OpenType Control Enable fine typography with kerning and letter spacing controls. Design with ligatures, alternate characters, fractions and other advanced typographic features. Our technology ensures OpenType features can be rendered, even on older browsers lacking native OpenType feature support. Dynamic Subsetting 8 Simple Ways to Improve Typography In Your Designs I wrote this arti­cle for Smash­ing Mag­a­zine and it was pub­lished last Fri­day on their site. I’m re-publishing it here for your read­ing plea­sure. Enjoy. Many peo­ple, design­ers included, think that typog­ra­phy con­sists of only select­ing a type­face, choos­ing a font size and whether it should be reg­u­lar or bold. For most peo­ple it ends there. But there is much more to achiev­ing good typog­ra­phy and it’s in the details that design­ers often neglect.

Which Are More Legible: Serif or Sans Serif Typefaces? Update March 2012 See my expanded critique of Colin Wheildon’s legibility research. Back in 1998 when Times New Roman was still widely used on the web, my then boss made sure we always designed our web sites with Arial, as she hated the look of serif fonts on the web. Was it the case that sans serif fonts were more legible, or was it just a matter of taste? HSL Color Picker - by Brandon Mathis HSL (Hue, Saturation, Luminosity) allows us to describe meaningful relationships between colors. Give this brown color, hsl(36, 73%, 10%), it's clear that if we desaturate 40 steps and lighten 70 steps we get hsl(36, 33%, 80%), a cream color. Look at that in hex, #2C1D07 to #DDCFBB, or in rgb, rgb(44, 29, 7) to rgb(221, 207, 187), and the relationship between colors isn't evident in any meaningful way. In graphics software I pick colors in HSB (Hue, Saturation, Brightness) because it feels more natural to work with than RGB or CMYK.

Nice Web Type likes Graublau Sans with Lucida sanserif Here’s how this page should look. If not, maybe poor @font-face support or a lousy understudy are to blame (see footnotes 1 and 2). Could also be caching? Graublau is German for “Gray Blue.” Sort of like Blue Steel. 20 New High Quality Free Fonts - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Every now and again we take a look around, select “fresh” high-quality free fonts and present them to you in a brief overview. The choice is enormous, so the time you need to find them is usually the time you should be investing in your current projects.

80 Beautiful Typefaces For Professional Design Advertisement You don’t like to scroll? Be prepared. (We warned you.) Every now and again designers stumble upon the very same problem: the choice of a unique and beautiful typeface which manages to fulfill three basic tasks. Support the corporate identity, enrich the visual appearance and is compatible with the overall design. Typograph – Scale & Rhythm This page falls somewhere between a tool and an essay. It sets out to explore how the intertwined typographic concepts of scale and rhythm can be encouraged to shake a leg on web pages. Drag the colored boxes along the scale to throw these words anew. For the most part, this text is just a libretto for the performance you can play upon it. Choosing sizes Don’t compose without a scale.

20 High Quality Free Fonts for Designers You may have noticed that we love finding awesome free fonts and sharing them with you. So don’t spend any of your valuable time searching the internet for more fonts. We’ve got you covered. Here are 20 high quality free fonts for you to use in your designs. In this selection, you will find a variety of styles.

CODE Pro Code Pro is a font family inspired by the original Sans Serif fonts like Avant Garde or Futura, but with a modern twist. It is clean, elegant and straight-to-the-point. Code font is applicable for any type of graphic design—web, print, motion graphics, etc.—and perfect for t-shirts and other items like posters and logos. Format: Opentype (.otf) Compatible: PC & Mac Details: 586 Character Set, Manual Kerning, Tracking / Pairs Price: Free / $29 or The international ideal measure slider @media (min-width: 31em) ±70 characters and ±14 words To get child benefit, you need to be insured under the AKW child benefit scheme. You can get child benefit for bringing up and caring for children of your own, but also for: If your child does not live with you because he or she is disabled, and you are faced with high expenses, you may be eligible for child benefit at twice the basic rate. You get child benefit once a quarter.