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The joys and pains of type on screen

gilmarwendt.com<p>Good typography has been essential in communicating written messages pretty much since the invention of the printing press in 1439 by …

Typography

Netflix Debuts Master of None Trailer and Poster

Coming November 6.<p>Netflix has released the trailer and poster for Master of None, the upcoming new comedy series from Parks and Recreation's Aziz …

100 Free Fonts You Should Be Using In 2015

<i>The perfect font is hard to find.</i>Here at Canva, we know how difficult and time-consuming it can be to search for the perfect fonts every time you …

20 Cool Handwritten Fonts for Your Designs

Goodlife by HVD Fonts<p>The Goodlife type family is a lovely handlettering collection designed by Hannes von Döhren. It contains six different hand …

Typography

M&B Construction Brand Identity by The Design Surgery

Brand identity design by The Design Surgery for M&B Construction.<p>M&B Construction commissioned The Design Surgery to develop a new brand identity for …

17 New Ultramodern Free Fonts for Designers

Visionary and <b>futuristic free fonts</b> for innovative and modern web & graphic design projects. These fonts are best for <b>logos, tattoos, badges, emblems</b>, …

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from September 2015

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Web Design

A Beginner’s Guide to Kerning Like a Designer

<i>Have you ever looked at a word or phrase you’re typesetting and something just looked off about it?</i>It might just be a kerning problem. Kerning refers …

Typography Insight: iPad App Teaches Fonts Like Never Before

<i>Learning the subtleties of Helvetica and Garamond used to be a pain—but a sleek new app has made the process easier</i><p>Students in introductory typography classes are asked to memorize and understand the forms of classic fonts such as Garamond, Baskerville, Bodoni, Century, and Helvetica. While some …

How To Fall In Love With Letters, According To A Typography Icon

Cat is not "cat," it's c-a-t.<p>Have you ever fallen in love with a word? Not for its meaning or the way it rolls off your tongue. Not for the idea it communicates or the vision it summons. How about for the way the letters, laid out before you, greet your eyes? The way W cozies up to O which leads …

How to match web design and typography to website’s theme?

This article was originally published on SmokingDesigners Website - How to match web design and typography to website’s theme? and it was Written By …

40 Website Layouts Featuring Big Creative Typography

I’ve been ecstatic to see substantial growth in modern web typography. More website layouts have been incorporating oddball typography that really …

Graphic Design

This Month in Typography

Welcome to this month’s roundup of type-related info and entertainment. Today, we turn to science to create type (bacteria and ferrofluids are the …

Font of the day: Mirador

We're huge fans of typography and are always on the hunt for new and exciting typefaces, whether free fonts or the very best fonts worth shelling out …

Create a unique logo identity in just 7 steps

Your logo is one of the most important things you can create. It's the image that will represent you as a freelancer; an opportunity to embody your …

This Is What Early Modern Photography Looked Like In Japan

From the late 19th century to the early 20th century, Japanese photographers were doing amazing things with color.<p>Before the turn of the 20th century, photographers in Japan were masterfully experimenting with the use of color. The images of the era, filled with blushing cherry blossoms and azure …

13 Artists Explore Female Empowerment in American Art

Inside '(em) POWER DYNAMICS: Exploring the Modes of Female Empowerment and Representation in America.'<p>Georgia O’Keeffe’s colorful feminine flower paintings and Ana Mendieta’s <i>Untitled (Facial Cosmetic Variations)</i> self-portraits serve as the inspiration for the Gateway Project’s latest show, <i>(em)</i> …

Dogscapes: a Photo Project Featuring Dogs in Beautiful Landscapes

<i>All images by Jörg Marx. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Jorg Marx is a German freelance photographer based in Bavaria who mainly works on …

15 New Innovative Free Fonts for Designers

Beautiful <b>new fonts</b> free download for innovative and modern designs. Here are fresh collection of free fonts for graphic designers. There are</b> …

These are the most surprising art history crossovers of NYFW

New York Fashion Week has now drawn to a close. Riccardo Tisci and Marina Abramović paid their respects to 9/11, Marc Jacobs took us to Hollywood, Proenza Schouler showed us what modern beauty looks like and Hood By Air fetishised the school uniform. It’s been eight days and a lot more shows. Here …

Pierre Belhassen's Photography Explores Relationships Between Cities

<b>All photographs are copyrighted and used with permission by Pierre Belhassen.</b><p><i>“In the beginners mind there are many possibilities, but in the experts</i> …

Travelers pick the best museums for enjoying art and learning history

There are thousands of museums around the world, but of course some are better than others.<p>TripAdvisor on Tuesday announced its list of the top …

All hail Apple's new iOS 9 font, San Francisco

As Apple endeavors to make its operating system environments ever more frictionless, yet another change in iOS 9 has taken a few observers by …

33 Beautiful Words That You Need To Know

These are beautiful and breathtaking words that you should try to use more.<p>#1<p>#2<p>#3<p>#4<p>#5<p>#6<p>#7<p>#8<p>#9<p>#10<p>#11<p>#12<p>#13<p>#14<p>#15<p>#16<p>#17<p>#18<p>#19<p>#20<p>#21<p>#22<p>#23<p>#24<p>#25<p>#26<p>#27<p>#28<p>…

10 Things You Never Knew About The Graphic Design History

Facebook TwitterGoogle+LinkedIn<p>The history of graphic design goes back to many decades in the modern times. Starting from incorporating the classic …

An Interview With Instagram-Famous Calligrapher Sebastian Lester

From the man who can perfectly free-form the Nike and Coca-Cola logos by hand.<p>You may remember Sebastian Lester, better known as @seblester on social media, for his impressive ability to recreate iconic brand logos with laser-like precision (featured here). The talented artist and designer sat down …

How Sound Shaped The Evolution Of Your Brain

Acoustic biologists who have learned to tune their ears to the sounds of life know there's a lot more to animal communication than just, "Hey, here I am!" or "I need a mate."<p>From insects to elephants to people, we animals all use sound to function and converse in social groups — especially when the …

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