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There are a ton of options out there for font replacement, including some great WordPress plugins that make font replacement easier than ever. Sure, you can hard-code your font replacement into your theme (or into a theme options page), but...
Webfont embedding is so widely supported by modern browsers at this point that there's really no excuse not to incorporate them when appropriate in your designs. There are hundreds of free fonts available for embedding, as well as plenty of...
There are usually two camps among designers when it comes to typeface choices. One group has a handful of favorite typefaces they adapt to every design they create, believing that these handful of typefaces can be suitable for every situation....
Have you ever visited a blog and noticed immediately how the typography added sophistication and really made the content stand out? Perhaps it was an elegant typeface that fit the theme of the blog, or white space that was used proficiently...
The August edition of what's new out there for web designers and developers includes a number of new web apps, JavaScript plugins, tools for creating smartphone apps, and browser tools, along with fifteen great new fonts. Most of the resources...
Throughout his illustrious career as a designer and typographer, Erik Spiekermann has created dozens of commercial typefaces (FF Meta, FF MetaSerif, ITC Officina, FF Govan, FF Info, FF Unit, LoType, Berliner Grotesk) and many custom typefaces...
This month's edition of what's new out there for web designers and developers includes a number of new smartphone apps (for both iOS and Android), as well as a few great web apps and some desktop apps. There are also new tools and resources for...
Typography is defined as the style, arrangement, or appearance of typeset matter. A look around your surroundings will reveal how much typography has influenced the world. But does it matter, particularly with the likes of YouTube, Flickr,...
Typography is often thought of in its practical form, as text on a web page or printed material. A designer may look at typography in the way that it will impact their design, considering aspects such as spacing, leading, weight and size. But...
Web designers are raging with excitement and renewed passion for typography as browsers advance, as web services emerge, and as doing fantastic things with text generally becomes a whole lot easier. Sure, we have had the likes of Cufon and...
Alex Beltechi is a graphic designer and illustrator from Romania. One of his stronger areas of expertise - as you can tell from the following pieces - is experimental typography. His unique blend of (usually) clean lines and grungy textures...
We've got a lot to thank Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and the computing world's other leaders for. They're responsible for some of the greatest leaps forward in communications and business in the last 30 years-and many of the biggest innovations...
Typography is one of the most important parts of any design, whether it's digital or in print. Good typography can take a mediocre design to new heights, while bad typography can make what would be a great design lackluster or even bad. For web...
Good typography is paramount to any good design. An otherwise-beautiful design can really suffer if the typography choices are wrong. But combining fonts beyond the basic serif/sans-serif pairing can be tricky and confusing to a lot of designers....