How to choose aesthetically pleasing font pairings?
- Contrast looks good
- Too similar looks bad
- No more than 2 typefaces
- Avoid cliches
Where to find amazing fonts?
Beautiful Internet: 10 of the Best Fonts for the Web | Flying Hippo
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The best and worst fonts ever (and here's why)
Designers love to hate some typefaces (Comic Sans) and love others (Helvetica). If you're a designer it's crucial to…
35 of the Best Free Fonts You Should Download
You don't always need graphics, photos, or images to make your design pop -- sometimes the right font does the trick…
This one especially:
30 perfect font pairings
(Image credit: Type Connection) Searching for the ideal font pairings is a difficult process. In a perfect world, you…
How to think about fonts and typefaces?
- Think of type as a voice
- Make sure that the alignment and size of your text visually balances in your designs
- Make sure your font and type is user friendly, which means it serves its utility, whether it be readability or style
- Make sure that the type and font follow the visual hierarchy
Typography in Pop Culture
The Tame Impala album The Slow Rush uses the font Microgramma on the cover, a typeface that the band has used consistently on all of their album artwork.
Using famous but not too famous fonts could be a good strategy.
Typography in Video
Most people do with type in video is kinetic type animations.
In animation they do that too. I’ve seen it in vlogs and video games too.
But nothing too crazy.
I would love to try to do something fresh here…
10 typography tricks every designer should know
Before you begin getting into the intricacies of setting type in the likes of InDesign CC, it's important to know the…