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Everyday Fonts: These Typefaces Always Work

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«The search for suit­able fonts for a web pro­ject is not always easy. Many fonts have a unique char­ac­ter, and thus, don’t suit every case. How­ever, there are a lot of free fonts with a very gen­er­al design, allow­ing them to be used in almost any web pro­ject. We call them every­day fonts and have gathered some for you.»

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Custom Fonts in Modern Web Design

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«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.»

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The Most Beautiful Layer Fonts and How to Use Them in Web Design

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«Multi-colored text is no inven­tion of digit­al typo­graphy. In the 19th cen­tury already, there were some fonts that were divided into two or more cuts so that they can be prin­ted above each oth­er in dif­fer­ent col­ors. The Open­Type Format provides these so-called lay­er fonts for digit­al use as well.»

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15 Most Loved Free Fonts For Website Design

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«Font styles have always been a fun­da­ment­al factor for every digit­al design­ers, be it in web design or graph­ic design. As long as there are words or even let­ters in the design pro­ject, font styles always have a sig­ni­fic­ant impact on how the res­ult will become. And with this, it is empir­ic­al to choose the right one for your spe­cif­ic design.»

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Tools And Resources For A More Meaningful Web Typography

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«It’s the small details that make a pro­ject shine. Sol­id typo­graphy, well-craf­ted with atten­tion and care is one of them. A har­mo­ni­ous visu­al rhythm, typo­graph­ic sub­tleties like soft caps, mar­gin out­dents or the cor­rect use of hyphens and dashes — there are a lot of things that add up to it.»

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Responsive Typographic Headlines with CSS & JavaScript

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«When char­ging ahead with all of your new strategies for respons­ive web design don’t for­get the one of most import­ant parts – the typo­graph­ic head­lines. Stay ahead of most web design­ers by pay­ing close atten­tion to how the head­lines are play­ing out on the page at dif­fer­ent sizes. That means being very inten­tion­al about the siz­ing and line breaks for type.»

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Managing Typography on Large Apps

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«I’ve writ­ten before about man­aging typo­graph­ic­al styles across lar­ger pro­jects, but an issue that I still see cli­ents con­tinu­ally com­ing up against is that of spe­cific­ally man­aging their head­ings across lar­ger and more com­plex apps.»

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A New Responsive Font Format for the Web

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Nick Sher­man gave a fas­cin­at­ing talk at Ampersand earli­er this month which was based on an art­icle he wrote called Vari­able Fonts for Respons­ive Design. In both the talk and the essay he sug­gests that we need a new font format to solve com­plex respons­ive design prob­lems:»

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6 Free Tools for Creating Your Own Icon Font

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«Although there are many icon font sets (such as Font Awe­some and Icon­ic) that you can read­ily use in your UI designs, there are times when you might want to gen­er­ate your own cus­tom icon font. For instance, you might have icons that you have designed that you would like to con­vert into an icon font set, or per­haps you would like to com­bine icons from vari­ous icon font sets.»

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Responsive Typography: A Quick Tutorial

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Typo­graphy is a primary way in which we com­mu­nic­ate inform­a­tion. It’s true for print, web­sites and even TV com­mer­cials. You can’t dis­agree that typo­graphy is a power­ful design ele­ment. How­ever, get­ting it right can be a bit tricky.»

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