Little did we realise ten years ago the impact mobile phones would have on communication today. Mobile email was barely a blip on our radars back then. According to Litmus, 55% of emails today are opened on a mobile device. That number is up 500% from 2010. Phones today are used are used for taking pictures, posting status updates, browsing the internet as well as viewing and reacting to emails. It is as if you have constant access to a computer and it fits in your pocket. Read More
So you are sitting in front of a blank screen ready to embark on writing the content for your website. You want to make sure that visitors can find your site and stay long enough to see what your great business has to offer. This may seem a daunting thought. Here are a few simple tips that can guide you in the right direction. Read More
Script typefaces are based upon the varied and often fluid stroke created by handwriting. They are organised into highly regular formal types similar to cursive writing and looser, more casual scripts. Typical characteristics of script type are connected or nearly connected flowing letterforms and slanted, rounded characters.
Words are everywhere, which means we’re surrounded by typographical choices almost all the time. When browsing the internet, you come across a great typestyle and wonder what it is. It would be perfect for a design job you are doing. Well no need to wonder as there are some great tools that can help solve this problem with just a few clicks. Read More
Download and add new fonts to your computer by following these few steps
You can easily find and install new fonts on your computer with just a few clicks. There are many free typestyles available online on sites such as Font Squirrel, DaFont, 1001 Free Fonts and FFonts. You can also browse the range of hundreds of Open Source fonts at Google fonts that are free for use for print and web designs. However, don’t get too carried away with your use of fonts. Remember your reader will get frustrated if they can’t read your words. Also read the license carefully. Many free fonts are licensed for personal use only and don’t include commercial use.
If you have never downloaded a font file before, here are the basic steps.
You don’t always need images and icons to give a design impact. The right choice and use of type can do the trick! There are many free typefaces available in every style including script, serif and san serif and hand written. Consider type carefully and make your words work for you.
Type is visible language
Typography is the design and use of typefaces as a means of communication. It is the arrangement of prefabricated elements on a page. These elements may include images, words, sentences and the space between those elements. Good typography is measured by how well it reinforces the meaning of the text. Read More