Do you know the difference between a serif font and a non-serif font? When you see little hooks on the bottoms and tops of letters, it’s a serif font. Times New Roman is probably the best known example. Learn where to find more fonts than you could ever imagine; each one here downloads for free!
Have you ever wanted to create your very own font? FontStruct lets you do that, and it’s free! Read all about this writer’s experience, and then get started on your own font design. And share it with us when you’re done!
When designing your own font you must follow professional and legal guidelines. A
primary objective is font uniformity through basic measurements. Giving personality to every letter you draw assures an original piece of work.
When used correctly in a design, no one should really notice your font choice. If they do you’ve either got a lover of fonts on your hands or you’ve done something so terribly wrong your font choice sticks out like a sore thumb. Don’t be a victim. Follow our pictorial guide of what not to do.
Choosing the proper font for your next project can add some serious “WOW!” factor, as well as tie together a great design into something more. Check out these fantastic examples where the designers nailed the font choice, making for a cohesive, eye-catching finished project.
These fonts are an important resource for Harry Potter fans who want to create desktop publishing projects with a non-Muggle feel. There are excellent free fonts such as Harry P and Parseltongue, as well as paid fonts like the four-weight Hocus Pocus and Felt Tip Roman.
If you’re not really sure what the difference is between a dingbat and a font or how to choose the best one for your desktop publishing projects, you’ll love this collection of tutorials and free fonts. Learn how to make your publication look professional every single time.
Punctuation can be a bit tricky at times, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. Punctuation serves the purpose of helping us string ideas together into sentences, allowing us to communicate with others. Learn rules of punctuation and why they’re important with these tips and tricks.
Sometimes we talk about objects as though they were living creatures. This is the case with type characters. As you’ll see in the following parts of a letter diagrams, terms like arm, ear and shoulder are labels for character parts where distinctions between similar typefaces become apparent.