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Berlin Font Family Berlin is a group of display fonts inspired by the classic geometric typefaces from early last century. It features (so far) four versions, each one in three weights: regular, bold & X-bold. Earlier this year Mark and I started working on Mr Red’s re-designs. Back then we thought about creating a font system to be used on the sayings and promo material. I am still far from being a type designer, and the process was taking too much time.

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. 10 TYPOGRAPHIC PINTEREST’S BOARDS TO FOLLOW We all know very well that Pinterest is a social network entirely visual that serves as a big box from which we can draw any kind of inspiration. Indeed, we already recommended you an excellent board about typography in old beers or a selection of old coffee containers. Today we wanted to gather 10 typographic boards that are perfect to follow by any letters’ lover.

OSP-foundry Belgica-Belgika: Stroke fonts with no contrast and capital letters only based on diverse pseudo-generic elements for multi-usages. Le Patin Helvète: “Patin Helvete is a attempt to turn the slick propergol purity of the modernist lines back to the coal dirt of the iron horse by going backward in time and space through little pieces of rail.” Klim Type Foundry - Lettering & Logotypes Under direction from Kevin Wilson & Mark Leeds. For Spark. Under direction from Kane McPherson & Shabnam Shiwan at Saatchi & Saatchi. For Z Zegna. The 100 Greatest Free Fonts for 2014 Here we are, once again, with our now-famous selection of the top 100 free fonts for 2014. This year we have only selected fonts published or updated in late 2013 and 2014, giving you one of the most up-to-date lists around. The majority are completely free with licenses for commercial use; the odd few available for personal use only have extended license options at a very reasonable price.

New Free Fonts For Designers Professional design highest-quality free fonts for web and graphic designs. Fonts are free to download with commercial licence. Every designer knows that fresh free fonts are really hard to search. 10 Display Faces that Digital Forgot Because of your enthusiastic response to my last column, I’ve moved up its sequel. In this installment, I’ll be looking at display and decorative faces that were somehow left in the archives when the winds of digital technology swept through the dusty vaults of yesteryear’s metal type foundries. Of all the thousands of typefaces that are created each year, the lion’s share are display and decorative faces. That’s because these are easier to create than text faces (almost anything goes), and changing fashion demands novel looks at dizzying speeds.

Book Designer David Moratto, Book Design Glossary The following will help you understand the three main structures that an interior book design is comprised of and terminologies that a book designer and a printer might use. Front Matter (components that may appear at the begining of a book before the first chapter) Body Matter (components that may appear in the work of a book) Back Matter (components that may appear at the end of the book after a work) The following are terms that a book designer and a printer might use: Book Construction Glossary (The construction of a book may have...) Font Composition Glossary (fonts, words and paragraphs) Book Designer Glossary (terms a book designer might use) Printers Glossary (terms a printer might use) Components that may appear in the first section of the book.

How to Speak Typography: Terms You Should Know If you are just beginning as a graphic designer, you should be knee-deep in typography, learning how to use it properly and how to speak about it using proper terminology. This is by no means an exhaustive list of typographic terms, but getting to know these and how to apply them will go a long way toward developing anyone as a typographer and designer. Baseline The invisible line upon which the letters of a typeface rest. Letters with flat bottoms (E) are normally flush with the baseline, while curved characters normally descend below it (and also ascend above the cap height).

Frere-Jones Type From The Collection: 010 For a day when Americans are thinking about money, a few excerpts from the banknote collection. Read More... On North Carolina’s HB2