infovore + fonts   23

Design with web fonts in the browser - Typecast
Hadn't encountered this - interesting tool for sketching/prototyping type selections.
design  typography  fonts  web 
23 days ago by infovore
Besting PhantomJS Font Problems — Medium
Likelihood of needing this advice = quite high.
fonts  phantomjs  rendering  web  browsers 
august 2016 by infovore
iOS Fonts
List of all 58 fonts now in iOS, mainly for reference. (Although, eesh, Zapfino AND Papyrus? Really?)
fonts  ios  type  typography  reference 
october 2011 by infovore
70+ of the Best Free Fonts for Graphic Designers.- unstage
Some of these are very nice; many are likely to end up on posters for dubstep nights in Shoreditch soon, I fear.
free  fonts  type  download  design 
february 2010 by infovore
Hacking with Style: TrueType VT220 Font
"Fortunately, modern displays can display characters that look exactly like this without special circuitry used in the original DEC terminals and there is free software that can be used to create a usable outline font out of a PNG image." Recreating VT220 terminal fonts in software, and from thence into Truetype.
terminal  typography  fonts  retro  software 
november 2009 by infovore
Veer: Products: Type: Type: UMT0000447 - Phaeton
I am not an expert in these matters, but that is rather lovely.
typography  fonts  type  kevincornell  design 
july 2009 by infovore
Hivelogic - Top 10 Programming Fonts
"Here’s a round-up of the top 10 readily-available monospace fonts for your coding enjoyment, with descriptions, visual examples and samples, and download links for each." I think I roughly agree with Dan on these.
programming  fonts  type  typography  monospaced  font  development 
may 2009 by infovore
Unit Interactive :: Blog :: Better CSS Font Stacks
"...using these guidelines, and building on the experience of much more knowledgeable type gurus, I have compiled a list of font stacks that will both open up more font possibilities for web designers, and hopefully offer more appropriate substitutes:" That's interesting; not sure how appropriate it is, but they're good uses of the cascade, by and large.
design  web  typography  css  fonts 
february 2009 by infovore
San Serriffe
"On April 1, 1977 the British newspaper The Guardian published a seven-page “special report” about San Serriffe, a small republic located in the Indian Ocean consisting of several semi-colon-shaped islands. A series of articles described the geography and culture of this obscure nation." Wonderful
hoax  typography  newspapers  theguardian  type  fonts 
october 2008 by infovore
Font Conference - CollegeHumor video
"You're insane! No-one uses Microsoft Works any more!" Jolly good. Better than good, in fact: mailbox. Open mailbox.
type  typography  fonts  video  short  humour  awesome  design 
july 2008 by infovore
Ask H&FJ | Hoefler & Frere-Jones
"...our designer Sara Soskolne discovered this marvelous set of Movable Type in Chocolate, created by Sandra Kübler and Christine Voshage." Oh my. That's beautiful.
chocolate  fonts  typography  gifts  type 
december 2007 by infovore
AIGA - They're not fonts!
(They're typefaces). Some useful clarification from AIGA on the matter
typography  typefaces  fonts  notfonts 
september 2006 by infovore
Dieter Steffmann @ typOasis
Lovely, lovely Steffmann fonts - and lots of them.
fonts  typography  design 
april 2006 by infovore
Textism: Twenty Faces
20 book-weight faces; a useful reference
fonts  type  typography  design 
march 2006 by infovore
Vitaly Friedman | Blog: 25 Best License-Free Quality Fonts
Not only tasteful, but also (by and large) in a selection of different weights.
fonts  free  typography  design 
march 2006 by infovore
KONTRAPUNKT / NEWS: Kontrapunkt Wins Danish Design Prize: Typeface Of The Year
Kontrapunkt is also free to download, and very beautiful. I'm there.
fonts  typography  free 
october 2005 by infovore
Type Cast
Handy - and much-recommended - widget for previewing fonts
typography  fonts  osx  widget 
june 2005 by infovore
Lab fonts @ typOasis
Funky, free, must look into sometime.
typography  fonts  free 
june 2005 by infovore
[DIVIDE BY ZERO] Fonts : Free TrueType Fonts
Some nice free fonts, mostly hand-drawn, very Pablo Ferro at points.
fonts  typography  free  download 
march 2005 by infovore
BBC - Radio 4 - From Arial to Wide Latin
Must listenagain to this: Radio 4 program on fonts.
radio4  fonts  typography  listenagain 
february 2005 by infovore

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