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Fonts, Typography, Lettering, Design

Fonts, Typography, Lettering, Design
Type Design Finally Arrives at TED Well, that was rather unexpected. Yesterday the Twitterverse – by way of the inimitable Tobias Frere-Jones, type designer extraordinaire and (co-)creator of some of the most popular typefaces out there – alerted me to the fact that type design had indeed landed on planet TED. Living legend Matthew Carter is one of the very few (the only?) type designers to have worked in all technologies. He started cutting type in metal, then designed typefaces for every subsequent technology, and currently is at the forefront of digital type design optimised for on screen reading.

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Type Theory 47 Top Typography Tools and Resources Typography is the foundation of design on the web. Back in 2006, designer and founder of iA Oliver Reichenstein even went so far as to proclaim "web design is 95% typography." It's imperative, then, to have a thorough, grounded education in optimizing and utilizing typography to create a balanced, harmonious, accessible hierarchy of content, when working on the web. To help you improve and learn more about typography, we have compiled 25 useful tools and resources, from fundamentals to modular scales. Have we left out your favorite typography tool or resource?

Art Journal Every Day Q: How can I find all the previous Art Journal Every Day posts? A: Find them all listed by category and linked here. Q: What is Art Journal Every Day? A: Art Journal Every Day is weekly feature on this blog. FontFriend – Soma Design FontFriend is a bookmarklet for typographically obsessed web designers. It enables rapid checking of fonts and font styles directly in the browser without editing code and refreshing pages, making it the ideal companion for creating CSS font stacks. 2.0’s killer feature is instant drag-and-drop font previewing right in the browser (Firefox 3.6+, Chrome 7+), in any document you’re currently viewing. Version 2.5 and 3.0 introduced some new features that aren’t documented here yet. Click the version numbers to see the release announcements for each. How To Begin First, drag the following link to your browser toolbar:

30 Days of Creativity Exercises & Design Inspiration The book "Unstuck" features 52 exercises, divided by time commitment, to help you beat creative block. Here we sample 5 for a work-week's worth of inspiration. Creative Bliss is a web series that pools together 30 creativity exercises. No. 30 challenges you to shift your perspective to that of a beginner. Creative Bliss pools together 30 creativity exercises.

Top Links to Fonts for Your Self-Published Book One of the most often-asked questions on the blog is: “What text font should I use for my book?” In fact, this question comes up so often I’ve written quite a few articles on the subject. But like most blogs, these posts can be hard to find in the dark reaches of the archives. After writing earlier this week about the posts with the most blog comments, I realized that I had never brought all these articles together in one place. mars 2008 Advertising Agency: Sharpe Blackmore Euro RSCGCreative Director: Ron TiteArt Director: Mike SundellCopywriter: Brent TurnbullAgency Producer: Francesca DeRoseDirector: Eddy ChuLine Producer: Erik WilsonExec Producer: William CranorProduction House: Brown EntertainmentPost Production Producer: Cathy JefferiesCinematographer / D.O.P: Gabor TarkoInferno Artist: Dominik BochenskiAccount Supervisor: Kathryn Smirle

Unicode symbols In computing, a Unicode symbol is a Unicode character which is not part of a script used to write a natural language, but can be used as part of a text.[according to whom?] Many of the symbols are drawn from existing character sets or ISO or other national and international standards. Art Classes Online, Mixed Media Workshops Online Art Classes with Jane Davenport My wish for you, is your creativity to be roaring with confidence. My e-courses are so popular because I really can help make that happen for you. “If I only had time for that part of yourself”, you think. Time to doodle, draw, paint or journal. To just play.

WhatFont Tool - The easiest way to inspect fonts in webpages « Chengyin Liu ← Back to Chengyin's main page What is the easiest way to find out the fonts used in a webpage? Firebug or Webkit Inspector? No, that's too complicated. It should be just a click away. Hence I wrote WhatFont, with which you can easily get font information about the text you are hovering on.

7 Ways Doodling Will Change Your Life As Hilary Clinton sat listening to speeches on global security and the Middle East during a Security Council meeting at the U.N., she was seen scribbling furiously on her speech in front of her. Making last minute changes? Adding questions that needed answers? No, she was doodling. This was splashed across newspapers across the globe, shown as evidence of her lack of attention in such an important and complex meeting.

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