Category Archives Fonts

Fonts Archives

In this category you will find articles, tutorials and resources relating to fontography. You will also find many free fonts.

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The Typographic Details Behind 10 Type-Driven Websites

What exactly makes someone say a website has “nice typography”? It’s more than a matter of just using nice fonts. Good typography is all about perfecting the small details. In this post I’m going to analyze 10 websites that are primarily driven by typography. I’ll write about the typographic details that make the designs great and I’ll also mention some…

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20 More Sets of Free Icon Fonts

Last year we published our very popular post 30 Free Icon Font Sets, and today we are back with another 20 fantastic free sets for you. Icon fonts do have their pitfalls and there are certain things you should consider before using them. To ensure that your icons always load and have reliable fallbacks for browsers that don’t support @fontface,…

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A Gallery of Handmade Non-Traditional Fonts

HandMadeFont are an Estonian based design company that specializes in creating in highly unique non-traditional fonts. Now when we say ‘non-traditional’, you are probably thinking that they perhaps design distorted styled fonts, or even cartoony styled fonts. You know, the type of fonts that are not very common. But you would be wrong. They actually create really non-traditional fonts. Have…

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40 Recently Released Free Fonts

Struggling to find that particular font that matches your creative vision? Well, you have came to right place. For today’s post we have collected 40 recently (last 4-5 months) released fonts that will hopefully make your search that little bit easier. All of the fonts in this post are free to use in both your personal and commercial projects. But…

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Good Font, Bad Font: 5 Ways To Tell The Gems From The Junk

Type can be confusing for designers today, who have access to thousands upon thousands of different fonts, many of which are free to download and use. This results in an overabundance of typographical solutions to problems that aren’t really so complicated. Today, we’re going to look at 5 key rules for selecting an ideal typeface for any project, and how…

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Free Clean and Crisp Fonts

Whatever the project, and whether that be for the web or print, fonts will always play a critical and decisive role in how the user or reader interacts with it. But, the problem is that our creative minds know how we would like the text to look like, but just can’t ever seem to find that particular font that matches…

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30 Free Creative and Quirky Fonts

Regardless of the project, fonts will always have a pivotal role in design. A carefully selected typeface has the power to completely change the message and feeling you are to convey. Although, not many designers are brave enough to step away from the safety of fonts like Times New Roman, Verdana, or Arial, and even fewer will step away from…

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Fantastic Google Web Fonts for Headings and Body Text

The online Google Web Fonts service provides an enormous benefit to designers around the world. Instead of paying for a subscription or hosting your own fonts locally, this allows you to include a bit of CSS and utilize custom fonts hosted in Google’s servers. Cloud access provides unique URLs where you are not responsible for managing the font files themselves….

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30 New Free Fonts for Headlines

Today’s round-up focuses on clean, distinctive and easy-to-read free fonts that designers may not necessarily crave, but will always need. Those types (no pun intended) of fonts, whether that be for a web page or print, that are perfect for headlines and titles.