Being able to improve and manipulate web typography has always been one of the biggest changes for web designers. But thanks to the ease of use and popularity of jQuery, developers are coming up with some clever ways to do just that. For this post we’ve gathered 8 useful jQuery plugins that allow you to do things to type that couldn’t be done before. (more…)
I was browsing throughout Flickr looking for some inspiring typography when I found a really cool collection called signs+type. The collection is filled with great photography of signs, and the images are super colorful and inspiring. From great colors and textures to amazing typography and neons, here are a few images to keep you inspired. (more…)
From print to packages to web design and pretty much all other media that you can think of, typography always plays a big role. Not only can good use of typography add to your design from a visual standpoint, it can also play an important role in defining the heirarcy of the content. With this in mind, we gathered a collection of inspiring typography usage in web design. From small type to huge and colorful ones we will show you that typography can be very important in your design. (more…)
Here at WDL we love to show our readers inspiration from different media, especially inspiration involving typography. From package to web and print, we believe that typography can always be a great source of inspiration. Today we gathered a few examples of inspiring and creative typography usage in print ads. (more…)
Here at WDL we love to see beautiful typography and we never get tired of showcasing them to our readers. From Typography Wallpapers to Typography in Beverage Bottles and Typographic Logos, we are always trying to show you different type approaches. Today we gathered a few websites that use typography in an inspiring way. From hand drawn letters to colorful and minimalist ones, from small sizes to huge ones, you will find several examples of how to use typography in your website, enjoy. (more…)
Here at WDL we love typography and we are constantly showing our readers good typo usage, from print to logos, from web to random typographic works, we really feel the need to keep the juices flowing in that area, and we could not forget to mention all the free fonts we like to show you! So today we decided to show our love for typography gathering some examples of big typography in web design. From bold and colorful letters to delicate handwriting ones, you will find a lot of inspiring examples of how to get attention using typography, enjoy. (more…)
The word typography, from the greek word typos, is the art and technique of arranging type. And I have to agree that arranging typography is an art. Some designers have the right skill to transform normal type in inspiring and eye candy pieces. (more…)
Letter case – in orthography and typography is the distinction between the larger majuscule (capital, caps, upper-case, upper case, or uppercase) and smaller minuscule (lower-case, etc.) letters. The usage of capital letters can have different meanings – in emails CAPS can sound rude, but when used properly, especially in web design they can be pretty effective to get attention and to showcase main information, menus, and titles. So here we gathered a list with 25 examples of websites that use big bold letters to showcase their info. (more…)
Typography is one of the most important aspect of effective web design. Proper font use can improve your website’s readability and user experience. Well selected fonts can help you to make your website more attractive for your visitors. There are a lot of possibilities to implement custom fonts on websites using Cufón, @font-face, Google Fonts API, sIFR and other solutions. In this showcase you’ll find 30 inspiring websites with effective typography and unusual fonts used.
Typography is an art form rarely covered in the spotlight. Web designers too often indulge into page graphics and CSS effects. Ironically page text is what carries the information you’re trying to spread, thus should hold much higher importance to your visitors. I find the problem isn’t with a lack of interest but a lack of knowledge on the subject.
When discussing typography there are many aspects concerning such a topic. Aside from font families you’re dealing with serif/sans-serif typefaces, weight, kerning, leading, and similar ideas. This article is meant to slowly introduce designers into the wacky world of digital type.