The difference between oblique and italic

Italics are probably the most common form of typographic emphasis and is used in both text and display settings.  True-drawn italics are usually a unique and separate design from their Roman brethren.  Aldus Manutius, a commercial printer, was looking for a way to fit more type onto a page and to reduce the price of his low-cost editions.Read More →

Renner* is a free typeface inspired to Futura that supports OpenType Variable Font, allowing users to control the exact weight and italic of the font. The post Renner*: A free Futura alternative appeared first on Freebiesbug .Read More →

Please update your browser. Why? A typeface for print and screen. Bubbling, strong, but very accurate. Created with much fine tuning and precision.Read More →

Arrow Design ‘Brand New Roman’ is a Fun Mashup of All the Corporate Logos You Know and Love BY Shaunacy Ferro. 

Hello Velocity Brand New Roman is not your average typeface. You’ll probably never find it in the drop-down menu of Microsoft Word or see it on a sign, but it’s instantly recognizable.Read More →

Troptical Font

Troptical is inspired by the dazzling dynamism of op-art and the clever geometry of Latin American designRead More →

Do people still use Helvetica ? Today, we will see what designers say about the notorious font. Are you curious to find out how many hate it and how many love it? So am I. Let’s find out! Approximately 1000 years ago, the Chineseman Bi Sheng invented the mobile letter.Read More →

Balzak Font

The Balzak font —organic calligraphy by Gulya Ju of studio PeachCreme. Gulya Ju is a type and graphic designer with a strong passion for handmade lettering. The skilled designer has recently published Balzak, a new calligraphic typeface based on real handwriting.Read More →

These posters by Robin Weissenborn are not new, they were designed in 2015 and awarded in an international poster competition. The graphic designer, who was studying at the prestigious Bauhaus university at the time, designed a series of posters using experimental typography and cool distorted perspectives.

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Screenshot via GT America An awe-inspiring microsite displaying how a hip, old school-like typeface can be applied and styled has been the talk of the design community in the past week. Created by Swiss type designer Noël Leu and London-based graphic designer Seb McLauchlan , the ‘ GT America ’Read More →

The innate wanderlust of humankind means that people have long dreamt about living on planets outside of Earth. This fantasy is now being revisited by many due to the fact that NASA successfully landed on Mars last month. Source: Mars Gets Its First Typeface, Equivalent To ‘Helvetica’ On EarthRead More →

Designer Philipp Herrmann presents his two 10-page specimens showcasing his bespoke retail typeface Atak along with two colourful projects of Out of the Dark bespoke type design work for Ramazzotti and Campari Group. Herrmann’s 10-page specimen takes the form of a bold 4-colour Pantone offset print in an edition ofRead More →

Helvetica is the name of the world’s most famous architectural typefaces. Paul Gapp a former architecture of the Chicago Tribune rather unkindly said it has, “no frills, no curlicues, no personality. It is neutral, anonymous and dull.” Helvetica, however, has grown into a global phenomenon exhibiting both corporate and cool. Part of its charm is that it is so neutral.Read More →

Language is quite useful, really. OK, sure, in the post-truth age of fake news the inherent slipperiness of language itself becomes increasingly tricky to navigate and negotiate, but still – language is what allows you to order a pizza, enjoy six episodes of Kath and Kim back to back, andRead More →

IBM has high hopes for its new typeface, but can Plex honestly challenge the goliath Helvetica? Its lead designer, Mike Abbink, says it can. A story by Lucas Czarnecki . The post Can IBM Plex topple Helvetica? appeared first on 365typo . Source: Can IBM Plex topple Helvetica?Read More →

Let’s say you’re an operative with the CIA. Your agents are filing intelligence briefs to you in text documents. But how do you know that the document’s text hasn’t been tampered with somehow by someone malicious who got their hands on it? advertisement You don’t. But researchers have figured outRead More →

“When the Velvetyne crew and I published the typeface, I called it ‘a smooth blend of Merovingian writing, blackletter influences and contemporary shapes,’” designer Jean Baptiste Morizot says of his typeface, Trickster. “It’s a smart way to say I don’t know how to label it properly.” Released via playful FrenchRead More →

Altero is a free font with a bold look designed Stefano Giliberti. It comes in two styles (Regular and Outlined), contains 505 glyphs and supports 91 languages. The post Altero: A font for larger-than-life words appeared first on Freebiesbug . Source: Altero: A font for larger-than-life wordsRead More →

Advertisement If you didn’t already know this, I’ll say it. Elegant fonts are trending lately among designers and people who like good typography. You will see them used in lots of logos, social media images and site hero sections. Some of these elegant fonts can be a bit artistic, whileRead More →