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30 Creative Examples of Advertising Typography

This gallery highlights 30 of the finest examples of advertising typography. They all communicate in wonderful and innovative ways, and work very hard to draw the eye. To the average person, an advertisement is an annoyance. The words have become synonymous in the decades since the golden days of advertising. Today, and to be worth the paper it’s printed on…

50 Creative Typographic Portraits

A picture is worth a thousand words. But what’s a picture of words worth? In the hands of some, far more still. Typographic Portraits combine the specifics of an image with the communicative power of words. They can capture an idea, or express the essence of a person’s state of being, in a way that is hard to match in…

Current Web Typography Trends

The evolution of typography in web design has been hampered by technological limitations. The lack of browser support for CSS in the pre-2000 era, and later, unavailability of a wider range of fonts limited typographical adventures to a handful of font choices. Every web designer willing to experiment and push the boundaries in typography has had to contend with the…

Captivate your Audience with Typography

Modern web designers are incorporating innovative new concepts for digital type. In the previous decade we have witnessed the Internet transform into a powerful tool for sharing media all around the world. More specifically digital designers have adapted and web trends continue to change over time. Text on a page will always be the most uniform way of communication. It’s…

A Showcase of Typography in Web Design

Functional typography in web design is, of course, key to usability. But functional does not have to mean boring. Big, loud and attention grabbing typography does have the presence and magnificence to truly grab the attention of your visitors. It does not quite shout at your readers, it merely says with a slightly harder-overtone ‘Look at ME!’. Its effect can…

Using Typography to Your Advantage

Whenever people are communicating, there is the apparent message of the words being spoken and the underlying message coming from non-verbal cues. In a conversation, non verbals can be eye-contact, posture or tone of voice. These significant little details are a vital part of the overall message being received. When the communication is in print, or online, the non-verbal cues…

Kinetic Typography: Design in Motion

As a graphic design blogger, I subscribe to Google Alerts for such terms as “typography”, and practically daily, a post pops up containing “kinetic typography” in the headline. Is this a new trend? Kinetic typography is defined by Wikipedia as “an animation technique mixing motion and text”. Designers will either use software such as Adobe Flash, After Effects or Apple…