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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Hate Comic Sans

The printed word is never naked. In fact, there is a complete fashion industry around it and we like to call it Typography. Just like our fashion industry, in typography, there are lots of trends, must haves, and of course, fashion statements. The text you are reading right now, on WebDesignLedger, is dressed in a…


Custom Fonts in Modern Web Design

In 2015, two major American craft beer companies were at odds over a font design. Lagunitas, known for their signature IPA, and heavily recognized for the graphics on their labels, including font style, sued Sierra Nevada. Sierra Nevada, already a regional competitor, had just come out with the Hop Hunter, also an IPA, and their…


26 Free Progressive and Experimental Fonts

Design is constantly changing and moving forward. However, typography is one aspect of design that seems to resist progression. When it comes to typography, there are standards and traditions that have been around for many years. These rules are there for a reason – to make sure that letters and words are legible. But to…


Tips For Using Fonts In Typography

Picking the right font and using it in the typography is a mystifying process for many people. There are endless choices of fonts, whether you are looking for a normal conventional looking font, or an innovative bunny or candy cane font. A few decades ago, designers were limited to very few web safe fonts, most…


50 Retro and Vintage Web Designs to Inspire You

Last Friday (March, 26th), Henry posted an article with 30 Fonts Perfect for Vintage and Retro Style Design and I simply loved the first font of the list, the matchbook typefaces. By the time I saw it I could think of several good ways to use it in web design, print design on even other ways. I was so inspired that I decided to do a selection of retro and vintage websites for our weekly web design inspirational post. I really like retro and vintage stuff… websites, posters, print, adds, everything.


Tips to Create your Own Font

If you are a graphic designer or a typing enthusiast, the thought of creating your own font must have come to your mind at least once. There are hundreds of fonts that you can use to match your writing style, but sometimes, you must have felt the need to create a writing style of your…


20 Fonts Ideal for Big and Powerful Headings

Headings play a major role in the way users digest content. Through size and style, they help establish a hierarchy and make text easy to scan. The design of your heading also help establish the mood created by a design. So it’s important to choose the right font to compliment the website’s style. For this article,…

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