With the advent of the superb Apple Pencil, you now have the opportunity to master beautiful calligraphy and penmanship in the digital world. The new iPad and Pencil are extraordinary new tools for the graphic designer, illustrator and letterhead -- it's time to put them to work! November 17, 2016
NEED TO SCARE UP SOME NEW FONTS? Dig up some wildly creative font styles that make any Halloween-inspired project a hit! This commercial use font collection now includes 45 original fonts in OpenType font format, and can be used for any personal AND business project October 7, 2016
In addition to the 2,000 fonts collection -- MacAppware has now rolled out 1000 OpenType Fonts, including new Webfont versions to the fonts, and international type support for languages! There's also a PDF sample book of all the font families so you can quickly reference the fonts you need for a specific project! October 5, 2016
Fonts and more fonts is what the fonts fest is all about -- but we also love lettering, calligraphy and all manner of doing cool stuff with words and letters. Our special treat this week was meeting back up with Gemma O'Brien after so many years! She's become quite the celebrity in the lettering world! Congrats, Gemma! But there's lots more! Have fun . . .
- Fresh bites and delights : Culinary
- Gemma O'Brien lettering
- Sweet Sorrow Free Font
- BARON (Free typefamily)
- Salt and Spices Pro
- True North Textures
We've told you about MacAppware and 128bit Technologies and their Premium Fonts packages before. Well, the 7.0 release of this truly extraordinary fonts collection has added all new Webfont versions -- but that's not all! They have also added a PDF sample book of all the font families so you can quickly reference the fonts you need for a specific project! With this epic collection, you won't need another font for a long time . . . maybe for ever! September 29, 2016
Sometimes we run across something really intriguing and we have to follow up on it -- we were told all about Luc Devroye's article on whether or not Adobe actually created the Cronos font! But there's more -- some nice freebies in this edition, and a young lady doing some remarkable art with type and letterforms! Have fun . . .
- Does Adobe steal fonts? How close are they?
- Posterama Sans Serif, Display with attitude!
- Charmante is a charming little font
- Trying fonts online ... again
- Type on the sidewalk
Moving on into the 4th surf, we'll visit some interesting locations and people. The people are what makes this job so special -- getting to meet people and see what's cookin' in the world of fonts and typography! Follow along . . .
- Nexa Rust font for natural looks - it's a Free Font
- Everybody needs a little Water in their fonts
- From Sea to Shining Sea Vintage Signs
- Jeboy! Script type with style!
- The lost art of Penmanship
Moving on into the 3rd surf for the month, we'll see some new stuff, a new Goudy -- a new Avant, and with the help of Steven Heller and Louise Fili we'll visit some historic fonts!
- Another Marguerite font? Yes, and this one's better!
- ITC Goudy Sans: the different sans serif typefaces
- Slab Serif Type: A Century of Bold Letterforms
- A new Sans in the Avant Garde tradition
- Simpleness Display Free Typeface
Close on the heels of the last fonts surf, we kick off #2 and this time we're concentrating on some very cool fonts you can download and use for free! We're trying to pick through the thousands of new fonts hitting the scene each year just to find a few we don't mind passing along to you!
- Kady puts slab serifs into Ansley Display
- Erial- free typeface by Kolcsár Sz. Zsolt
- Do you really hate marker type faces?
- Talisman Handcrafted Typeface
- Mom Font Family
It's that time of year again, and we're zooming toward the autumn and into the 22nd annual Fall Fonts Festival with lots more great typography inspiration, and many more free fonts for you to enjoy! Don't forget to send in your favorites!
- Layout and Typography in Legal Pleadings
- Typography for Lawyers
- Kinetic Typography
- Free Font - RUINA
- Cancer typography
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