We’ll be welcoming designer Samantha Warren at our next Working Late event on Wednesday, March 11 — and if you aren’t already signed up, there’s still time to grab your ticket from Eventbrite. She’ll be presenting “Mind the Gap: Becoming a better designer by owning your blind spots.” She was kind enough to spend some time answering a few of our questions about her work as she prepares for next week’s talk.

Who are your mentors and what have you learned from them?

I don’t have “mentors” so much as I have a personal board of advisers. OK, that sounds too fancy, but I …

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Browse our library of the world’s best fonts, ready to use in your next project, available for the web and your desktop.

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Introducing Vortice and the Adobe Type Concepts program

Introducing Vortice and the Adobe Type Concepts program

Have you ever found the perfect typeface… but wished you could ask for a slight tweak or expansion? The new Adobe Type Concepts program is giving you that chance, with an approach to typeface design unlike anything we’ve tried before. Today we are excited to announce the release of Vortice Concept, a bold display typeface by Miguel Sousa. Vortice is the first typeface developed under the Adobe Type Concepts program, and is available on Typekit for desktop and web use with any plan level.

What is Adobe Type Concepts?

The intent behind the Adobe Type Concepts program is to allow the Adobe Type …

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Sites We Like: Five Simple Steps & Readdd

This week, we’re catching up on a bit of web design reading, both online and off.

Five Simple Steps

We love the Five Simple Steps collection of tidy books on web design, and their website does a lovely job of presenting the whole collection. Brandon Grotesque is most prominent, used in the top menu nav and in headers throughout. FF Tisa is a great complement to this and appears in the body text.

Readdd

Readdd highlights worthy articles for designers each day, and we love seeing the headlines here in gorgeous Freight Display. The stylish typeface brings a sophisticated edge to the straightforward design …

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Frank Grießhammer

Designer Spotlight

Frank Grießhammer

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HWT Bulletin

Typeface Spotlight

HWT Bulletin

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LOVE/HATE

Event Spotlight

LOVE/HATE

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