Tag: typography

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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…

20 Amazing Examples of Typography Sketches for Your 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…

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…

Common Typography Mistakes: Apostrophes Versus Quotation Marks

A common mistake in typography is the use of apostrophes instead of quotation marks. A lot of people just get the two confused, using double apostrophes instead of actual quotation marks. It’s hard to mistake it the other way around, but it will be worth your while to learn the differences. Quotation Marks Via Typographic…

2016 Fresh, Must-Have Fonts for 2016

41 Fresh, Must-Have Fonts for 2016 As designers, we strive to make each year our most creative ever. These fonts are like a secret shortcut that will transport your work years into the future. Our pals at MyDesignDeals have scoured the globe to find the newest and most popular fonts to get you started in…

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