How Font Choices can Make or Break your Design

How Font Choices can Make or Break your Design

Jul 21, 2015 / Tips

When you get down to brass tacks every website is really about content. And while video is a huge market, nothing can ever replace text. Books have made it this far and I don’t think books are fading out anytime soon.

15 Free Valentine Vectors You’re Gonna Love

15 Free Valentine Vectors You’re Gonna Love

Jan 28, 2015 / Freebies

Our friends at the newly launched 1001FreeDownloads have tons of exclusive free vector files as well as loads of other fantastic graphics and fonts for designers. As you know vectors are great for designers as you can easily scale them and modify them without any loss of quality. You just need a program like Adobe Illustrator…

Testing & Planning Typography Choices for the Web

Testing & Planning Typography Choices for the Web

Jan 12, 2015 / Tips

Designing a font library for a new website is no picnic in Central Park. The process can feel like a chore when you have so much to choose from and no clear direction. But when you have the ability to test out font choices the whole process becomes much smoother and simpler. Understanding the nitty-gritty…

20 Amazing Examples of Typography Sketches for Your Inspiration

20 Amazing Examples of Typography Sketches for Your Inspiration

Mar 6, 2014 / Inspiration

Often we’re critical about the end design, but behind the scenes a lot of process go to work, and one of which is sketching. Sketching is the skeleton of the idea that was came to be originally as a thought. Sometimes a client needs a unique brand new logo or typeface that is more convenient…

Web Design Typography & Why it IS a Big Deal

Web Design Typography & Why it IS a Big Deal

Feb 26, 2014 / Tips

For the layman, there’s very little difference between the terms ‘typography’ and ‘font’. The words are often used interchangeably, which is certainly not a big deal since the general populace is only going to be talking about both in the most superficial manner possible. Besides, why unload a bunch of technical definitions on the hapless…

Top 5 Most Unique and Beautifully Designed Typefaces

Oct 29, 2013 / Resources

When you consider that typography plays a rather large role in the designs we see everyday, you have to be strict when choosing fonts to use in conjunction with the project you’re working on. There are many different style variants, for example handwriting, serif, sans serif and slab and if you plan on using a…

Incredible Typography Inspiration

Oct 18, 2013 / Inspiration

Here at WDL, we love typography and we do believe that good type is really important to every design. From helping you with Tools for Better Web Typography to finding the perfect free fonts, we are all in for helping you find good type resources and inspiration. So today we have some pretty stylish typography…

10 Super Useful Tools for Better Web Typography

Oct 17, 2013 / Tools

It’s been said that web design is 95% typography. So as a web designer, getting the typography right is a must. Today with the growing popularity of web fonts and modern CSS techniques, this task has become easier, but it never hurts to have all the help you can get with something so critical. That’s…

Type and Color Inspiration from Package Design

Oct 4, 2013 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we believe that great design is always inspiring, and it doesn’t matter if we are talking about print, product, web or package design. So today we will show you some beautifully designed packages. Designs that are inspiring for a lot of reasons, from typography to color, from textures to composition. We believe…

12 Hand Written Fonts for Designers

Aug 20, 2013 / Resources

There’s something incredibly sweet and almost romantic about using a handwritten font for design projects. Handwritten fonts add an extra ounce of personality, and give me a feeling similar similar to a homemade apple pie from my mother that would be waiting for me when I came home to after school.