Today we’re highlighting two sites belonging to organizations with a similar mission: to inspire creativity and help shape the future of design and publishing. We hope you enjoy these excellent visual examples of web fonts in use!
Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas
The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas helps young people in Washington state to build writing and communication skills that will give them wider opportunities later in life. Their site combines a mix of vintage styled display typefaces with the modern and geometric Brandon Grotesque, which nicely frame learning as an exciting adventure.
The site belonging to magazine and design …Read post
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In addition to the Adobe Type team sharing their Illustrator memories, we invited our Typekit foundry partners to reminisce about 30 years of the application and its influence on their work. Folks certainly had a lot to share! Highlights are below, and we encourage you to click through on each designer’s name to travel back through the last three decades of type design.
“I first tried making a vector alphabet in Illustrator. This was mainly done by starting with a circle and using pathfinder subtract until I got the letter shape I wanted—a very crude process. But it was the ’90s and it seemed …Read post
This spring, we’ll be joining a few different conferences and panels around the world to share our perspectives on typography, type design and development, and the business of fonts. Join if you can at any of these events.
UX Virtual Symposium
Online, March 23
The UIE UX Virtual Symposium is a three-hour online course subtitled “Designing the Details — Writing, Typesetting, and Layout.” Don’t miss the chance to get a lesson in typography from Tim Brown, who will be presenting the second seminar session (at 1pm ET) on typesetting and layout decisions that can make your typeface selections really shine.
Tim’s seminar will guide …Read post