After a long time I am back with a new round of monthly typeface selection as well as their visual treatments. I want to showcase some typefaces I like and their treatments. I hope you will find something inspiring and explore some new typefaces.
A common expectation from a designer is to always think about functionality because design without function is unusable. What’s equally as important is that we as designers also constantly think about improving our visual skills and aesthetics, as they are very important parts of design and visual communication.
The human eye is drawn to aesthetics, it recognizes when something is beautiful and it has more trust in beautiful. This balance of trust between the aesthetics and functionality should be on even grounds — a functional product needs to aesthetically pleasing, just as the aesthetically pleasing product needs to perform well…
Fresh February collection is here. Enjoy!
As I really enjoy exploring and looking for new typography for my projects, I decided to create a year-long series with some of the best typefaces I discover monthly. Every month I’ll post a new article and it will feature a selection of high-quality typefaces, as well as their visual treatments. OK, let’s get started!
I am sharing with you a list of 8 independent type foundries with a great collection of typefaces you should definitely try on your next projects!
Grilli Type, founded by Noël Leu and Thierry Blancpain in late 2009, is an independent Swiss type foundry offering original retail and custom typefaces. They are offering seven amazing families which can be seen on their website.
Starting a new design project is a great opportunity to test some new typefaces. I am sharing with you 6 serif typefaces which are a totally good choice to replace any boring serif font like the Times. All of them have specifically strong shapes and their sharp aesthetic takes inspiration from the inscriptional forms of letter carved from stone. They are built with straight lines and triangular serifs. Static and stable characteristics of this typefaces are giving stability and boldness in both display and text sizes. …
I have gathered a collection of 6 grotesque fonts that are widely used on minimal designed websites lately. Also, they are a perfect choice if you want something else than Helvetica. All of them are very contemporary, and can be applied in a broad range of contexts and media.
So here is the list:
Post Grotesk is designed by Josh Finklea in 2011. It is contemporary version of the traditional grotesque sans-serif with very sophisticated and beautiful linear forms with low contrast and generous x-height. Very relaxed fit gives this font elegance in display sizes and it also works very…
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