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Free Font Friday: Two Shiny Fonts, A European Font, And A Font For Lovers Of Spotify

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Free Font Friday: Two Shiny Fonts, A European Font, And A Font For Lovers Of Spotify

Welcome to the May edition of Free Font Friday! For this month’s edition, I’ve scoured the well-regarded Behance network showcasing works of art from all over the world, and unearthed five beautiful free fonts, each with its own story, and one with a video showing how beautiful it can be in the hands of a skilled designer.

11-05-2012
Free Font Friday: Two Shiny Fonts, A European Font, And A Font For Lovers Of Spotify
Take Your Fonts Out On a Date To See If They Match With Type Connection

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Take Your Fonts Out On a Date To See If They Match With Type Connection

Whether or not you take an active interest in typography, I’m sure you’ve seen something like this before. A document whose writer (or, worse still, its designer) tried to be overly creative, and did some horrible font matching. I don’t just mean “used Comic Sans MS” (the perennial “awful font” everybody loves to hate), but even if the writer or designer used “sane” fonts, they don’t always go together.

12-04-2012
Take Your Fonts Out On a Date To See If They Match With Type Connection
Combat Chronic Comic Sans Font Misusage With These 3 Sites

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Combat Chronic Comic Sans Font Misusage With These 3 Sites

It seems like wherever you are, there is always going to be some form of the printed word within your field of view. With so many words floating around, designers take great care to make their words stand out from the crowd through stylistic fonts. But then we have the Comic Sans users.

30-08-2011
Combat Chronic Comic Sans Font Misusage With These 3 Sites
Manage & Compare Fonts Easily With Font Manager [Linux]

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Manage & Compare Fonts Easily With Font Manager [Linux]

Browse and manage your Linux fonts using a simple GUI. Font manager is a single program that allows you to browse, compare, manage and even add fonts on your Linux system; a must-have tool for designers on any platform. Available in the repositories of most Linux distros, Font Manager can give you a quick look at your installed fonts and allows you install new ones quickly.

13-08-2011
Manage & Compare Fonts Easily With Font Manager [Linux]
3 Ways To Temporarily Change A Website’s Font If The Original Font Is Not Good Enough

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3 Ways To Temporarily Change A Website’s Font If The Original Font Is Not Good Enough

How many times has someone sent you a link to a website infested with incredibly hard-to-read fonts? It’s happened to all of us, and there’s not much we can do about it – or is there? There are a few folks on the Internet who have experienced the same problem as you, and fortunately, they decided to do something about it.

26-07-2011
3 Ways To Temporarily Change A Website’s Font If The Original Font Is Not Good Enough
5 Tools to Compare Typefaces and Choose the Right Font for Your Work

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5 Tools to Compare Typefaces and Choose the Right Font for Your Work

Fonts and typefaces are all around us. If you are a web designer you have to carefully select them. When we attempt to select a font, we do quite a lot of comparing between the different fonts available to us. Here are seven tools which might help you to pick the right font for your work.

08-07-2011
5 Tools to Compare Typefaces and Choose the Right Font for Your Work
10 Cool & Interesting Web Applications On Fonts & Typography

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10 Cool & Interesting Web Applications On Fonts & Typography

I have always been intrigued by how thick and thin lines, angles and shapes can come together and form beautiful fonts. Just a shift of pressure on a stroke and you can get something entirely new. That’s the magic of typography.

Typography is art in its truest sense, and the web has certainly made it more mainstream. Choosing the right fonts and a theme to go with it are joined at the hip when it comes to web design. The right combination gives us a web design that spells ‘wow’.

01-04-2011
10 Cool & Interesting Web Applications On Fonts & Typography