With the world wide spread of free fonts, font bundles, and the way computers deal with typography, “font” is the commonly used word when talking about a specific kind of type. The word “typeface” is not used as much as the word “font” but can sometimes be interchanged but the truth of the matter is that one is not the same as the other. They are rather family of each other.
Fontself Maker is a software tool that allows you to create a brand new typeface in just a few minutes, allowing you to obtain a font from vectors easily.
The last book I read was a hardback novel about the story of an estranged Sri Lankan family with plenty of drama and emotional upheaval. It was the kind of book you start and have to read through without putting it down. At the end of the book there was a little footnote saying how and why the author had chosen to print the book with the Garamond typeface. That got me thinking; I was pretty used to this font in books and had never really wondered why it was so. Let’s learn a bit about the Garamond typeface and why it is used in the printing of books, making them so pleasurable to read.
You can find some that are more relaxed, such as handwriting fonts that have lots of decorations in them, while others are a lot more simple.
Can you tell which famous music group do these fonts belong to just by looking at a single letter of the whole band logo?
Who knows, you might learn a couple of new things about typography that you didn't know about the anatomy of the letters with this typography alphabet!
Novelty fonts are like the confetti on the typography cake. The possibilities are endless when creating novelty fonts; they can be reminiscent of cultures, ideas, celebrations and holidays, they can be in the shape of monsters, created out of vegetables and even to resemble tufts of hair.
Motion graphics are a very popular form of animation art lately, and typography artists know how to take advantage of their full potential.
We are almost half way through 2017 and it’s pretty easy to see what’s trending in the design world. But in this post we are going to concentrate on one very important aspect of a design – Typography.
The top typefaces are Open Sans, Helvetica and Arial, while the winner is a font size of 14 px: 16 px and 13 px are also popular choices.
The Grand Budapest Hotel, the Little Mermaid or Super Mario Bros inspire her to create incredible compositions.