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Fonts 500 - the top 500 free fonts from around the web

Fonts 500 - the top 500 free fonts from around the web
Top 500 is calculated based on download counts from some of the web's biggest free font archives. The fonts presented on this page are their authors' property, and are, to the best of our knowledge, either freeware, shareware, demo versions or public domain. If anyone knows otherwise please notify us. All fonts have been collected from around the web, and are maintained with all files intact. Privacy | Contact | Fonts500

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Best Free Fonts Archive How to install fonts About Icon fonts About Webfonts Submit free fonts Love our site? Tell a friend Name Mail to Help & FAQs Problems downloading fonts or registering We support the following browsers: Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer. You must have cookies enabled in your browser in order to download fonts or register at FontSpace. Free Fonts - Smashing Magazine Taking A Closer Look At Arabic Calligraphy Arabic calligraphy was originally a tool for communication, but with time, it began to be used in architecture, decoration and coin design. Its evolution into these major roles was a reflection of the early Muslims’ need to avoid, as their beliefs required, figures and pictorials that were used as idols before Islam was established in the Arabian Peninsula. While the Arabic tribes preferred to memorize texts and poetry, the first Muslims tried to document their holy book (Qur’an Kareem) using the scripts that we’ll look at in this article. In order to understand how these scripts developed into the beautiful and complex shapes we know today, we have to understand the history of Arabic calligraphy.

15 Outstanding Sites to Find Awesome Fonts If you are a web designer chances are you are in love with fonts, one could even call the love you have for them an addiction. While it is true that many of you may need a font intervention we can guarantee you won’t get that here. See, we are what therapists might call an "enabler". With that said, we present to you the best sites on the Web to check out and download fonts…enjoy! 1. Free Fonts, Free Fonts Mac and Pc, Download Free Fonts Free Fonts For Mac or PC Welcome to the Mike's Sketchpad Free Fonts Archive. Simply click any of the alphabet links shown above to reach the first page for each letter. At the bottom of each page are links to remaining pages for each letter of the alphabet. Additionally, at the bottom of each page is a "Previous" and "Next" page link.

» 10 Examples of Beautiful CSS Typography and how they did it… - Web Design Marketing Podcast & Blog Lately I have been very interested in how far we can take Typography only using CSS. Sure you can use images or sIFR to produce some very beautiful typography, but there is something unique and special about using only CSS. It is incredibly useful too, if you know the extent you can take CSS you end up with much more flexible websites— especially ones driven by a CMS. Think about how difficult sIFR or images get when you want to replicate that typography or typeface over 100 pages powered by a CMS. If you can get beautiful type via CSS it makes this situation very easy and with out compromise. There are a lot of great sites out there that have beautiful Typography using only CSS, however simply looking at them is only half of the picture.

50 Best Free Fonts From 2009 Every designer needs a good collection of free fonts, when working on design projects weather your designing for the web or for print its always essential to have a good collection of fonts. Fonts can be very expensive especially when working on a design project with a small budget. This is a collection of the best free fonts created in 2009. I hope you enjoy this post.

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. Show all Serif Didone is a typeface classification characterized by slab-like serifs without brackets; vertical orientation of weight axes.

CSS Gradient Text Effect Do you want to create fancy headings without rendering each heading with Photoshop? Here is a simple CSS trick to show you how to create gradient text effect with a PNG image (pure CSS, no Javascript or Flash). All you need is an empty <span> tag in the heading and apply the background image overlay using the CSS position:absolute property. This trick has been tested on most browsers: Firefox, Safari, Opera, and even Internet Explorer 6. 10 Excellent Free Fonts You simply Can’t Keep Your Hands Off  In this article tripwire magazine presents a collection of 10 excellent free fonts you should consider using for your designs. The number of free fonts available is almost devastating… and not all free Fonts are worth using. Finding the goodies in the masses is hard but the Fonts listed in this article have all been picked out because they stand out from the rest and because they are “affordable”. Advertisement The fonts listed below are either completely free, free for personal use only or Public domain / GNU GPL licensed so make sure you check the license carefully before using! Day Roman by Apostrophic Labs Free

65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free Freebie 65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free by Alex on Aug 9, 2012 • 9:43 am 11 Comments There are so many free fonts all around the web these days and sometimes it makes me think is their any really point purchasing fonts. I’ve decide to collect 65 fonts which are suitable for web, print, etc just overall high fonts which can be used in design projects. Neuton Font Family

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