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Massive Collection of Elegant Thin Fonts

Webdesigner Depot (+)   21/09/2010

Typography is one of the most crucial design elements, and as such, finding the most appropriate fonts for your project can be a challenging task.Today we’re making it easy for you, with a collection of 70 free thin fonts that we gathered from the web and (+)

Mixing Type and Imagery: How to Manage a Controlled Collision

Webdesigner Depot (+)   15/07/2010

By setting images in type, you are able to express more than words or pictures can alone.The effect packs a lot of information into a tight space. But it can get ugly if the text and imagery are at odds with each other.Designers can steer clear of disast (+)

Tips for Creating Big Stature With Small Caps

Webdesigner Depot (+)   06/07/2010

When a web page demands respect from readers, few type treatments give it dignity like “small capitals.”This treatment makes all letters in a line of text uppercase, but retains hierarchy by making the initial letters of important words noticeably larger. (+)

30 of the Best Web Typography Resources Online

Webdesigner Depot (+)   15/06/2010

It seems there are two camps among web designers: those who embrace web typography, experiment with it, and try new things in virtually all of their designs; and those who avoid it like the plague, opting to use standard, web-safe font stacks with little (+)

Creating a Logotype Depends More on the Means Than the End

Webdesigner Depot (+)   10/05/2010

The process of designing a type-based logo is similar to that of designing a shape-based logo. Both logos need to convey a message, do it quickly and appease the client’s taste.All of these objectives can be accomplished by defining goals, favoring messa (+)

Win 10 Sets of “TypeFaces” Playing Cards

Webdesigner Depot (+)   07/05/2010

What are TypeFaces? They’re “top-trumps” style card packs featuring 20 well known designers.For each designer, a typeface was selected to match their overall vibe. Each card has also been individually designed to reflect their vibe, supported typographica (+)

Our Favorites Tweets of the Week Apr 11-Apr 17, 2010

Webdesigner Depot (+)   18/04/2010

Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers.The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s (+)

Book Review: Logo Design Love

Webdesigner Depot (+)   25/03/2010

Logo Design Love: A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities by David Airey is a fantastic place to start if you’re interested in creating logos that aren’t just visually appealing, but are also memorable, easily recognizable, and timeless.The book inclu (+)

Winners of “Fluid Web Typography”

Webdesigner Depot (+)   01/02/2010

Last week we run a great contest here on WDD to give away 5 free copies of the book “Fluid Web Typography” …and today we have the results!Congratulations to all 5 winners: Christopher Barnes (#392), Claudiu (#145), Tutorial City (#403), Austin (#113) and (+)

Win 5 Copies of “Fluid Web Typography”

Webdesigner Depot (+)   25/01/2010

Typography on the Web has remained unchanged for over a decade, but we’re now in the midst of a type revolution.In a great effort to bring light to typography on the web and how to use it properly, one of our respected authors, Jason Cranford Teague, in a (+)

Beautiful Curvy Brush Fonts for Design

Webdesigner Depot (+)   22/01/2010

Brush fonts are hotter than ever and we are seeing them more often on professionally designed websites.Thick, bold and beautiful… their relaxed, casual feeling and sexy curves make them a perfect fit for designers who want to break the mold and steer away (+)

The Simplicity of Helvetica

Webdesigner Depot (+)   20/01/2010

Helvetica is one of the most popular typefaces in the world.Technically speaking, it’s a sans serif Grotesque typeface, inspired by and based on the Akzidenz-Grotesk typeface created by Berthold around 1898.In practical terms, though, it’s used by designe (+)

30 Typography Posters That You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

Webdesigner Depot (+)   11/09/2009

Typography is the art of arranging, designing and modifying type.Creating a well designed typography poster is no easy task, and takes time and patience.When a poster focuses only on typography as its main element, the designer has to carefully craft his (+)

18 Creative Examples of Typography in Motion

Webdesigner Depot (+)   23/07/2009

The use of typography in video allows us to reclaim the lost art of arranging typefaces in a way that would make an 18th century typesetter’s head spin.This type of art is also known as Kinetic typography.The text is presented in a manner intended to conv (+)

50 Examples of Vintage Typography

Webdesigner Depot (+)   17/07/2009

Vintage art reminds us of a time when we were dependent less on technology and more on skill and technique.But we cannot compare the typography of 100 years ago to that of today, with the arrival of so many new typefaces, new ways to create fonts as well (+)

40 Excellent Logos Created with Helvetica

Webdesigner Depot (+)   20/03/2009

It’s over fifty years old, it’s the most widely used font ever, and it has recently become the subject of its own movie.We’re talking about the world’s most recognizable font: Helvetica. Its relevance in design through the years and even today seems unbea (+)

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