Before computers and printers were invented, every prints were handwritten. From letters to documents, and notes to advertisements. Even today, writers and some designers use pen and paper first to create a draft.
A handwritten style is a way of putting a human touch on your design, and one element you can use on this are handwritten fonts. Not to mention that it also gives a touch of creativity to your work.
To inspire you more in using handwritten fonts, here are some examples of websites that have used traditional methods on their design:Read More
This article brings you back to classic values. If you’re tired of all those grunge, sleek new fonts, go back and check out these simple pixel fonts. Pixel fonts come in handy, when you need to write really small, solid, easy readable text.
Those all fonts may seem pretty similar with each other, but they’re actually not, notice little pixelation differences and choose your best pick suitable for your projects.Read More
You can meet a lot of minimalistic style fans all over the world. Minimalist style looks very clean, professional and easy to understand. You probably have heard about minimalism motto “Less is more” which means that work with less details shows much more than overdone work with too much stuff in it.
If you are looking for some great free minimalist fonts you came to the right place. In this collection you will find many fonts you will want to download immediately, I assure you!Read More
We all know it’s very important to choose the right font when working on a logo design. When speaking about business logos, we usually mean logos which are elegant, clean and not too fancy. So what kind of fonts should we be using? What kind of logos will make my logo look best? Instead of answering these questions, check the collection of 30 free business fonts below I put together just for this purpose.Read More
Grunge, dirty, fancy typography and artworks are very popular design trend in our days, so I wanted to showcase here most popular and professionally executed fonts in my opinion. Unleash your dirty side and create some fresh design mixing font size, color, textures together – try something new if you haven’t done it yet!
Such fonts as these are often used in music band logos or cover designs, but I am sure you will think of your own unique approach in logo, web or graphic design! Enjoy!Read More
Some time ago I created article – 52 Really High Quality Free Fonts For Modern And Cool Design, which turned out to be very popular. But I felt like I haven’t featured even a half of beautiful, professional free fonts, so I decided to continue with another article. This time I found 65 high quality fonts, where many of them are very good for font creation, creative graphic typographic works, unique web design titles and so on. But hey – we are here all becoming/experienced designers, I don’t need to tell you where to use those fonts, I am here to find that stuff for you!
Note – before using these fonts for commercial projects, check out creator copyrights (on their homepages, not asking me – I am just collector), because all of these fonts are free for personal use, but not all for commercial usage.
I am big fan of typography myself and was surprised I haven’t done any good font collection yet! While doing research I was amazed how many really high quality fonts are available for free. And now with Sifr and similar tools you can use any font in your web-design actually, but if you are graphic designer you get even bigger enjoyment through such detailed and beautiful fonts. Balance between readability, elegance and use fonts with artistic approach to get best out of them, really that’s all you need to do. And by the way I am thinking about inspiring and effective typography article in soon future to show you very best examples – stay with us – get inspired and save your time because research has been done already for you!
Finally be sure to check license to these fonts, they may be free but some of them require reference or may not be used for commercial projects for free, although most of them are.Read More
Today I wanted to collect ultimate list of font and typographic related online tools available on Internet. There are tools for You to create Your own fonts, find unknown fonts just by selecting text or submitting image, siFR tools and resources, few Firefox plugins and several more CSS related online resources to help your web development process.
Also I’ve found several communities where You can ask typographic related questions or just find people like you, just check out those tools and make easier development process.Read More
a) Windows XP – put font into C:/windows/fonts directory;
b) Windows Vista – right-click on the font files, then click “Install”;
c) Mac OS X – double-click the font file, then click “Install font” button.