The Real Helvetica: A Designer Restores the Original Font - Steven Heller - Life Helvetica wasn't always the cold, rational typeface it is today. For the first time, someone is bringing back its beauty. In which camp are you? Those who cannot get enough Helvetica, the world's most famous sans serif font, or those who have had more than enough. One cannot be neutral about this neutral typeface. Christian Schwartz, a partner in the type foundry Commercial Type, is steadfastly an Helveticaphile and on June 7 his restoration of the original Helvetica, "Neue Haas Grotesque," will be released by Monotype Imaging.
Download Free Fonts - 15 Great Websites For Free Font Download There are so many different websites on the internet that let you download free fonts for your use on your PC, Mac or Linux operating system. I have put together a list of the 15 websites I think offer the best free fonts downloads. Plus these sites are all very easy to use. If you have found any other free font download websites that you think should be on the list, or if you have any online free font tools that you have found, please feel free to drop us a comment and share it with the WebDesignDev community. 45+ Exceptionally Useful Free Handwritten Fonts Should Handwritten Fonts be used in web design? For quite some time companies and governments have been working hard to make daily life things available as digital services in whatever way possible to speed processes up and cut costs. At the same time most communication takes place on digital channels by sending emails, chatting, electronic orders, paying online, doing banking online…well almost anything goes on the line today. Sending a good old snail mail letter is still possible but not that popular really. Even on vacations we are not offline and stick to digital channels, keep the blog updated with “near real time images and stories.
Open Font License (OFL) You are here: Type Design Short URL: Overview Documents Current version - 1.1 Translations Using the OFL History Community review OFL fonts Details and rationale FLOSS-friendliness The 4 FSF Freedoms DFSG compatibility OSD compatibility "Human readable" version and visual representation Terminology Visual representation Attribution Share Alike Embedding DerivativeRenaming BundlingWhenSelling New version of the OFL-FAQ available: version 1.1-update3 There is a new version of the OFL-FAQ (version 1.1-update3) available based on feedback from the wider open font design community. Various sections have been clarified but the main changes are mostly related to web font use and modification. There is also a separate discussion paper on Web Font and Reserved Font Names.
40 Free Headline Typefaces Using strong typography will increase the quality and visual appearance of your work, after all strong typographic skills are one of the many keys to great design! This round-up presents 40 beautiful fonts suitable for typographic illustrations, headlines and sub-headers. Don't get me wrong, typography isn't easy. The 100 best free fonts Free fonts, updated for 2017 – all the best free fonts, and none of the dross. We have filtered out the diamonds in the rough from the thousands of free fonts available online that are suitable for you to use in your designs. This list represents the 50 best free fonts we've found in eight categories. 10 New Trends of Logo Design for 2016 This has been a great year for logo exploration as most of the designers were following logo design trends of 2015. I have been analyzing whole year that what new can be done and where we are heading towards. Let us know what kind of logos are made in 2015 and what logo designs have been approved the whole year.