How to Typeface

Font-Face : Design a Typeface with Your Mug

If you've ever used a font editing program to create a font, you know that one generally shapes the various forms by arranging points on a screen with a mouse. But what if those points were controlled by something other than fine motor skills? Andy Clymer of high profile type ...more

HowTo : Design Your Own Typeface Creature

Julián Dorado is an illustrator and graphic designer, hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has been lauded for his character design project, which merges typefaces into font-inspired monsters, animals, and characters. Luckily, Julián has been kind enough to post a great tu ...more

How To : Change Fonts on a Per-App Basis for Android

As much as app developers would like to simplify things with icons and visual cues, text is still a huge part of a smartphone's interface. Much of our media consumption is text-based, and while Google's Roboto font is a beautiful typeface, a little variety here and there certa ...more

D.I.Y. : Start Your Own Cassette Label!

D.I.Y.: Start Your Own Cassette Label! By adam_schragin on Aug 4, 2008 at 10:56am in DIY Let’s say you’ve got the itch to start your own label. You’ve got the typeface all picked out, the clever name ready, and an idea of what sort of music you’d like to showcase. What you d ...more

How To : Trick Your Brain into Remembering What You Read

If you have a hard time remembering what you've just read on your iPad or Kindle, try changing the font next time. The typeface you use to read books, newspapers, and online articles is either hurting or helping your memory, and you'll be surprised which ones are killing your ...more

News : Albrecht Dürer, the Father of Polyhedral Nets

Did you know that you can "write" in polyhedra? I just stumbled across a $24.99 font called Divina Proportione. Created by Brazilian graphic designer Paulo W, the typeface is constructed with beautiful geometric renderings by the famous Renaissance printmaker Albrecht Dürer. ...more

What You See Is What You Get : The Street Art of RERO

Inspired by the beauty of traditional signage printed on doors and buildings, Rero is a French graffiti artist who makes a simple, yet heavy mark. Using the universally common Verdena typeface, Rero brands abandoned public spaces in extreme disarray with his own codified messa ...more

How To : Create an image out of text in Photoshop

Photoshop Universe presents a step-by-step tutorial on how to mask images over text. First and foremost you'll need to have a poem or some other block of text in mind to use. Once you've selected your text you'll use methods such as copying and pasting, using clipping masks, a ...more

How To : Easily Create Your Own Custom Font from Scratch

In general, we never really put much thought into fonts, but they comprise a huge portion of our online experience. A whimsical mood can easily be set by using something like Segoe Script, but switch it up to Sentinel and you've got a more sophisticated feel all of a sudden. ...more

How To : Create frilly bits on typography in Photoshop

There is an awesome typography design from Ginger Monkey Design called Compassion. What is really great about that design was how they mixed some "frilly bits" with the typeface to create an outstanding piece of work. This Photoshop tutorial will attempt to create a similar ty ...more

How To : Manually kern type in Inkscape

If you do any amount of graphic design or layout design, then you know the importance of using kerning when working with typeface. This Inkscape software tutorial shows you how to manually kern text within Inkscape. This isn't the best graphic design software, but it is open s ...more

NR30 : 2019's Up & Coming AR Founders You Need to Know

The landscape of the augmented reality space is broad, diverse, and constantly shifting, perhaps more so than any other vertical in technology. At the same time, major players are attempting to standardize various hardware designs and delivery methods, while still others are r ...more

News : Fashion Magazine Covers

So i'm a 14 year old photography and art student and one of our topics was to create a final piece that reflected the covers of popular magazines. We had to link our magazine cover with our chosen topic and mine was fashion and the environment. Research Before designing our ...more

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