I feel like a handwritten type and calligraphy trend is popping up all over the place. Not that there is anything wrong with it, in fact, I am a big fan.
When selecting type for a website with a good amount of numerical data or code in its content, I find that it's very important to select a palette that will help distinguish data from other contents and, overall, make consumption easier for the user. For numbers and code, monospaced fonts are an excellent choice.
The Korean alphabet, or Hangul, isn't just brilliant by accident, it's brilliant by design. Korean typography may be a bit late to the party - but it's fashionably late for sure. Hangul is both functional and beautiful with so many possibilities.
Self proclaimed graphic design nerd, Richard de Ruijter, talks with us about what it's like to design a typeface, soup to nuts. His new font Tikal, inspired by ancient South American civilizations, is making its debut on Myfonts.com and HypeforType.
Berlin based FontShop International (FSI) was founded in 1990 by renowned type makers Neville Brody and Erik Spiekermann. Under the FontFont label, FSI has made available thousands of high quality and trendsetting fonts. FontFont has optimized some of their most famous and best-selling fonts for use on the web. Here are my five favorite FontFont web fonts and a snapshot of their capabilities in the browser.
It's easy to get carried away when there are many typefaces to choose from; so I feel it's important to narrow down to a healthy list of options that I know I can always rely on to render well and still have the flexibility for branding. What follows is that list of favorite fonts - all adapted for the web - and why I've come to trust them to get the job done.