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101 Typography Resources for Web Designers

101 Typography Resources for Web Designers

Lost Type Co-op 25 Font Management Tools Reviewed | Developer's Toolbox If you are one of those people who work with fonts on regular basis, then choosing, comparing and analyzing fonts is a serious business for you. Font management is not always as easy as a walk on the cake. Font management issues like installing and uninstalling fonts, handling missing fonts, taking care of font conflicts always keep graphic designers and typographers on their toes. Also hundreds or thousands of fonts activated on the system can use up considerable amount of system resources which in turn reduces efficiency and productivity. Below we have reviewed 25 free/commercial font managers for Mac, Windows and Linux. Suitcase (Win) / Suitcase Fusion (Mac) Link Suitcase Fusion2 (Mac) and Suitcase3 (Win) are powerful, quick and clever font managers which have a simple and an intuitive user interface. While previous versions of Suitcase created a database of information about your fonts, the fonts remained in their original location. Main features: MasterJuggler (Mac) Link

60 Fresh and Excellent Free Fonts for Your Next Design Toolkits Fonts can either make or destroy your design. So it is very important for a designer to choose and use the best font as it can either add more beauty to your work or can make your entire effort look unattractive to the viewer. So in this section we are featuring a tremendous and beautiful collection of the fonts that can help the modern day designers to gain more attention from their viewers for their designs. Fresh and Excellent Free Fonts for Professional Design Florence ( Download ) INTRO free font ( Download ) El yazisi ( Download ) Bobber Typeface ( Download ) NOUGATINE free font ( Download ) Eartheart ( Download ) RPM 45 ( Download ) JAH I Free font ( Download ) HYPED Free Font ( Download ) Static free font ( Download ) Arabian Knight font ( Download ) Coral Oxid Font ( Download ) Opium Roadie ( Download ) Znikomitno24 ( Download ) Rex Free Font ( Download ) Metropolis free font ( Download ) Hagin Free Font ( Download ) Noticia Text ( Download ) Nomed Font ( Download ) Accenta ( Download )

Download Free Fonts for Mac, Android, Windows | Font Cubes 25 High Quality Free Fonts for Professional Designs Sometimes, the best things in life are free – fonts are a great example of this concept. There are many typography designers and type foundries that choose to share their beautiful creations to the public. In this collection, you’ll find some of the best free and high-quality sans serif fonts for clean and professional designs that you can download on the web. 1. Nevis Download: Ten by Twenty (ZIP) 2. Download: Danmarks Medie (ZIP) 3. Download: The League of Moveable Type (ZIP) 4. Download: SMeltery (ZIP, read EULA first) 5. Download: Typophile (ZIP) 6. Download Page: MyFonts 7. Download: TrueType/OpenType Tools (ZIP) 8. Download: deviantART (ZIP) Download: freedesktop.org (TAR) 10. Download: The Crud Factory (ZIP) 11. Download Page: MyFonts 12. Download: The League of Moveable Type (ZIP) 13. Download Page: MyFonts 14. Download: Tiro Typeworks (Windows/OSX TTF) 15. advent font Download: deviantART (ZIP) 16. Download: SMeltery (ZIP, read EULA first) 17. Download: deviantART (ZIP) 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23.

The 100 best free fonts In this freshly updated free fonts for designers post, we bring you the world's best free fonts. We've filtered out the diamonds from the thousands of less perfectly designed free fonts available online, for you to use in your designs and illustrations. Get Adobe Creative Cloud now This list represents the 55 best free fonts we've found in eight categories. Don't forget, we have many other articles covering specialist font types including handwriting fonts, kids' fonts, cursive fonts, beautiful fonts, web fonts, professional fonts and more. Most of the typeface collections listed here can be used in your projects for free, but please be sure to check the terms. Serif fonts 01. This free serif display font takes inspiration from the late 18th century European Enlightenment and the work type designer John Baskerville. The typeface design is a project led designed by Dutch designer Claus Eggers Sørensen. 02. Lora is a free font that has its roots in calligraphy. 03. Image 1 of 2Image 2 of 2

fonts, typefaces and all things typographical — I love Typography (ILT) The Typographic Desk Reference | i love typography, the typography and fonts blog A Brief review One can never have too many books about type and typography. One of the most recent additions to my own library is Theodore Rosendorf’s The Typographic Desk Reference or, if you’re in a hurry, simply TDR. From the outset it’s worth stressing that this is not a how-to book. It does not compete with Bringhurst’s The Elements of Typographic Style or Felici’s The Complete Manual of Typography. Comprising four main sections, it’s pretty easy to find your way around — something essential in a book of reference. Section one, TERMS A collection of the most important type terms. Section two, GLYPHS A listing of the standard ISO and extended Latin character set glyphs. Section three, ANATOMY & FORM Everything from definitions for the familiar ascender and descender to the less familiar like beard and double struck. Section four, CLASSIFICATION & SPECIMENS A tricky one. A great deal of work has gone into this little book.

dafont.com Text Rotation with CSS Once again, after reading somebody else's article, I felt inspired to put together an alternative example. In this case: Text Rotation. Within the article I linked to, the example uses an image sprite and a sprinkle of CSS to get things positioned right. Well, maybe not so much a sprinkle. It's like the top fell off the pepper shaker and you've suddenly got a large pile of pepper on your food. Thankfully, many of the popular browsers of today support the ability to rotate HTML elements. <div class="example-date"><span class="day">31</span><span class="month">July</span><span class="year">2009</span></div> Nice and clean without too many extras. The Magical CSS For Webkit and Firefox (as of 3.5), you can take advantage of the proposed transform property to handle the rotation. -webkit-transform: rotate(-90deg); -moz-transform: rotate(-90deg); In order to perform a transformation, the element has to be set to display:block. filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.BasicImage(rotation=3);

30 Sites For Fantastic, Free Fonts Choosing the right font can make or break a design, but what do you do when you don’t already have the perfect font in your arsenal? One of the points raised in the discussion following Kevin’s recent post is that purchasing fonts can be insanely expensive, and even if you do buy one, are you sure it will be exactly what you were looking for? Luckily there are numerous sources on the Web for free fonts, and while not all of them allow for commercial use, a good number of them do. What follows is a list of 30 sites where you can find free fonts, use a tool to make your own, or just have some fun with fonts after you’ve spent hours staring at them. Free Font Sites 1001freeFonts.com: Although their name only mentions 1,001 fonts, they actually have over 10,000 free ones that you can download. AbstractFonts.com: Offers thousands of free true-type fonts with lots of information contained on the page for each. Creamundo.com: A large selection of some very nice fonts in TrueType format.

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