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Birdfont is a free font editor which lets you create vector graphics and export TTF, EOT and SVG fonts.
Use Typecast to create visual and semantic designs. Check for readability, rendering and beauty then share a working prototype of your design.
Two easy to use, expertly-styled fonts designed to save you time.688 icons delivered as two ready-to-embed Icon Font sets.
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May 5th, 2010 by @font-face gotchas – Paul Irish.
Over the past few months, I’ve collected a few worthwhile notes on @font-face that are worth reading over if you geek out about this stuff…
- in Webkit (Chrome/Safari), applying
font-weight:boldto faux-bold some @font-face’d text will not succeed. Same applies for
font-style:italic. You can fix by adding the following to your @font-face declaration: (via doctype, crbug/31883 , crbug/35739 , webk.it/34147 )
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- FF/Linux cannot serve webfonts from the file:// protocol. (Also, a tome on type quality with linux from Evan Martin)
- TrueType format renders with a better quality than Opentype CFF. (sez Typekit) (fontsquirrel default )
- In IE6-8, using
createStyleSheetand then setting
styleElem.styleSheet.cssTextto a text value that includes a @font-face declaration going into will crash IE6-8. (src) Sigue leyendo
One way to create an absolutely unique logo design is to craft the lettering by hand, as opposed to selecting an existing font. This allows the designer to create the perfect logo with their own custom ligatures, tails and loops. This post showcases 20 inspiring examples of custom lettering logos, each featuring the designer’s initial sketch to show how the hand drawn scripts are converted from pencil to vector.
via: Spoon graphics
The Communication Arts Typography Annual 2, among other superb things, the best of the year in typeface design. We were excited to see some of our favorite type designers and foundries on the list, including Laura Worthington and Stephen Rapp, plus the Alphabet Soup Type Founders and Sudtipos Type. Some 1,723 entries were submitted for consideration, which makes grabbing the jurors’ attention pretty extraordinary. Congratulations to all. Keep making typefaces.
Maven Pro is a FREE sans-serif typeface with unique curvature and flowing rhythm. Here, you can follow the progress of the typeface and offer support, request additional glyphs, or just say hello. Periodically, new weights will be released – if you would like to receive an email notification, please sign up. Updates to certain glyphs and kerning values that have been changed will also be listed.