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fonts

General

Aloha Editor, CSS3 Pie, FontFonter – Impressive Fresh Tools

August 5, 2010 • By

It is always impressive how many useful and free web apps and tools there are for web designers, and today’s fresh selection is just that – very impressive. The Aloha Editor is especially impressive, with its unique live editing features. And there is also CSS3 Pie which will make all CSS3 properties viewable in all versions of IE (it really does!). If you have the time we recommend you take a look at these tools.

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General

4 Awesome Fresh Font Collections

May 27, 2010 • By

Limiting your design range to reusing the same font on project after project doesn't go for making a decent body of work. It is essential that all designers have a good library of fonts that they can rely upon. Unfortunately, a lot of the best fonts are pretty expensive for freelance designers, and as such we have listed below the best and freshest font collections that we could find to help you out.

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General

Cool Resource: The Google Font API and Font Directory

May 20, 2010 • By

A couple of days Google introduced the Google Font API and Google Font Directory to everybody.

The Google Font API provides a simple, cross-browser method for using any font in the Google Font Directory on your web page.

The fonts have all the advantages of normal text: in addition to being richer visually, text styled in web fonts is still searchable, scales crisply when zoomed, and is accessible to users using screen readers.READ MORE


General

Embedding Icons with CSS3

May 13, 2010 • By

Is there no end to CSS3s possibilities? In the past, would you have even considered the idea of generating a font based on an icon set, and then embedding it via @fontface? Or, even better, would you have thought it possible to create icons using only CSS and HTML? I didn't think so…

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Inspiration

Beautilful Typography Posters

May 4, 2010 • By

Typically, in graphic design, type will only have a supporting role or a bit-part of the overall design, merely a small ingredient of the overall design. That is not always case, sometimes type will be projected into the forefront, and the result can be amazing, powerful and very, very effective, as you can see from below.READ MORE


General, Inspiration

Three More Info-Graphics for Designers

April 27, 2010 • By

You will probably have your own traditional methods for finding useful design information and resources, but you can’t beat studying a well crafted and creative info-graphic, and if it teaches you something interesting or if it is helpful and insightful in any way, then its even better.
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General

Fresh Font Collections for Designers

February 25, 2010 • By

Choosing the perfect font can be one of the most difficult aspects of design. You will probably use one font for the logo, another for the headings and yet another for the content. And on top of that each design you create will have its own character and the font you choose will need to compliment it. Just how do you find that perfect font for that particular design?
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Freebies

50+ Free Dark Grungy Fonts and Textures

February 17, 2010 • By

Grunge fonts and textures are used in a wide range of web and graphic designs. There is much less of a limit when it comes to using these elements, and they’re a great way to make any of your web, graphic, or print designs stand-out. Some of these fonts or textures may seem useless as a standalone, however, once meshed with a beautiful idea, who knows what can happen.READ MORE


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