Having a font that catches the eye has sold products for years, in fact, fonts are what connect us to our favorite brand names. Whether you're trying to promote your garage band's concert next week, design a party or wedding invitation, or promote an upcoming sale or new business, taking the time to select a font that sets you apart can leave a better, longer-lasting impression.
Typing one Khmer letter on a keyboard involves multiple keystrokes. Consequently, Cambodians often use phonetic English spellings for informal communications.
The use of emoticons has exploded over the past decade. They are a significant part of communication in everyday life for many people. They are even acceptable in the realm of business.
Even if you know nothing about typefaces, you know Helvetica. It's the frontman of fonts, and 57 years after its creation, it's getting a makeover.
It's quite a story. A legendary typeface, a nasty business feud, and a modern Indiana Jones determined to discover a typographical treasure.
The history of dingbats is as old as the printing press. A typesetting solution to esthetic concerns and ornamental augments, dingbats provide type characters that create framing, add punctuation, manage empty space and provide embellishments to complement and organize blocks of text. With the advent of computerized typesetting, you may have a selection of dingbats in the form of fonts (also known as pi fonts) that are available for use in various publishing programs. The tradition of these ornamental symbols is so rich and vital to typography that some type foundries still cast symbols for letterpress printers.
It's that time again! Time to take a look at some of the best free fonts of the week. This time we're going to be showcasing brand new fonts from designers you may not have heard of yet.
Dominique Dalla has her doctorate in tactile typography and currently works as the digital media course convenor for the Queensland College of Art at Griffith University on the Gold Coast.
The Atlantic recently reported on new research that suggests that typefaces may have a an impact on health.
Sweden takes their fonts seriously, and hey, we can get behind that. The country recently adopted a national font.