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    Step-by-step methods for getting the most out of your fonts and graphic design software.

 

Free Fonts: Free Is Not Always Free

In this second episode of the free Fonts series we look at the different types of free fonts.

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World Cup Typography: Yomar Augusto

Brazilian type designer Yomar Augusto designed Unity, a custom typeface for Adidas for the World Cup 2010.

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An Introduction to Free Fonts

This first in a series of articles on free fonts defines some basics.

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Upcoming Typography Basics On The FontFeed

Short announcement for the TYPO Berlin week and the upcoming Typography Basics.

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So You Need A Typeface? Try Julian Hansen’s Font Flowchart

“So You Need A Typeface” is an alternative way of choosing fonts (or simply find inspiration) for a specific project, not just by browsing through the pages of FontBook.

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Tutorial: Glowing letters

Use this Photoshop technique to create electric glowing type sprinkled with pixie dust.

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French Anti-Piracy Organisation Hadopi Uses Pirated Font In Own Logo

This is the epic FAIL story of the agency in charge of enforcing France’s new anti-piracy legislation using a pirated proprietary font in its very own logo.

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FontCast #7 — Dyana Weissman on Kerning

Dyana of The Font Bureau explains the difference between kerning and spacing, why it should be done by hand, and the mystical concept of flow.

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Improve your typography skills with these basic tips and advanced tutorials.

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