Many people don’t know how great the font tryout tools are over at MyFonts.com. Here is a quick tutorial to show you just how easy it is to take a typeface or font for a spin, changing it’s size, kerning, and even sampling its extras like ligatures and fractions. It takes about 1 minute to drill down to exactly what you are looking for and start experimenting.
Archives for February 2010
What would Helvetica look like if it wasn’t so perfectly stoic, so absolutely neutral? Perhaps it would look like “Smilevetica“, if it took a positive outlook on life. Helvetica, Helvetica, why so serious all the time? Have a chat with Smilevetica and brighten up!
I’ve seen a lot of humorous posts lately about the very random things Google Suggest will come up with when trying to read your mind. So what does Google “suggest” about graphic design related topics? I plugged in some terms for some entertaining, informative, and unintentionally funny results. Enjoy!
Do you want to learn how to develop iPhone apps? I’ve compiled a short list of hiqh-quality articles and tutorials aimed at the complete novice who has at least a working understanding of what code is, or who has tinkered with HTML and CSS. The hardest part is getting started! These articles come at the topic from all angles, so read them all and get informed.
The dreams of graphic designers can be very interesting as well unintentionally revealing. I speak from personal experience. Let me tell you about an episode and then you can make of what you will, and perhaps apply the lesson to your own life as a designer and human being.