Tag: typography

Meet 10 Hand Lettering Artists You Should Know

Lettering can easily be described as the art of drawing letters. A great deal is put into hand lettering to make a design look flawless. However, the principle is simple: it’s a specialized blend of letter forms designed for a...

What You Ought to Know About Pairing Fonts

Pairing fonts? Yes, in design, knowing which fonts work well together is a very important step in creating a work that is visually appealing. Typography or the arrangement of typefaces and the matching and pairing of types is something that...

13 Handy Typography Tools for Designers

People who are in the design field understand that appearance is everything, especially when it comes to typography. To designers, typography is a form of art, just as necessary as the words themselves, and tailored to the people who read the...

Astonishing Hand Lettering by Sean McCabe

Sean McCabe is a hand lettering artist and type designer currently living in San Antonio, Texas. His passion for hand lettering and typography has recently turned into a successful business. In March 2014 Sean launched Learn Lettering, an online video course that educates people...

How to Increase Conversion Rates with Tactical Typography

Most marketers know by now that increasing conversion rates is an entire branch of science itself. Getting to the bottom of which presentation techniques and graphic design elements actually have a measurable influence on customer behavior has become something of...

The Pros and Cons of Flat Web Design

There's no denying that flat design is everywhere you look these days. Like always, web design is rapidly changing and evolving. The entire industry is currently shifting from 3D and skeuomorphism to flat and minimal design. Flat web design is a...

25 Examples of Kerning Gone Wrong

Kerning is the process of adjusting the spacing between individual letter forms. It's mainly used in typography to achieve visually pleasing spacing over a range of characters. Modern software programs usually provide an autokerning feature, however it's rarely a sufficient alternative for...

Choosing Fonts for Mobile Screens

The advent of responsive web design and designing for small mobile screens presents new challenges to typographers. Choosing the wrong typeface for a website causes problems with readability and comprehension on even the largest desktop monitor. The same errors on...

30 Must Have Hot New Fonts

If you are a designer, the fonts you use influence the opinions of your viewers. Choosing the right font for a project is essential. Sometimes you want a font that’s easy to read. Other times you want a font that’s...