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Often in media it is said that how your write is just as important as what your write. This very sentence emphasizes the importance and role of typography in creative design and media. Further, since graphic designs are meant to showcase your brand in a way that visually engages the viewer, typography is indispensable for…

Its not often we find a website we genuinely cannot wait to tell you about. Well that is the case with TheHungryJPEG.com (Plus we LOVE the name) I, (like many of you I am sure) am somewhat addicted to buying fonts and graphics online. This does tend to hurt my bank balance a little, especially when I…

The CSS font-family property is nothing new and has been around for generations. Yet web designers don’t often think just how important the proper fonts can affect your overall website layout. Web-safe fonts have been the typical solution and only recently have we been offered some alternatives.

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This method comes from restrictions based on common operating systems. Mac OS X and Windows machines only have so many pre-installed fonts to choose from. But with CSS3 effects it’s possible to generate creative font stacks with multiple fallback options. In this article I’d like to examine a few trends for creating more appropriate CSS font stacks. Much of this information is common knowledge for advanced developers but it’s worth revisiting as more people are just getting interested in CSS3 design techniques.

A dingbat is an ornament, character or spacer used in typesetting, sometimes more formally known as a “printer’s ornament” or “printer’s character”. The simple shapes and pictures found in Dingbat fonts are awesome for making your own unique digital scrapbooking papers, embellishments, trims, borders , frames and so many other uses. Your imagination is the…

Graffiti is often seen as having become intertwined with hip hop culture and the myriad of international styles derived from City Subway graffiti. However, there are many other instances of notable graffiti this century. Graffiti has long appeared on railroad boxcars and subways. and also in digital media Graffiti fonts are one of the most…

The term Web 2.0 refers to the second generation of web development incorporating websites designed to encourage sharing and collaboration between users, like social networking sites (e.g. Facebook), video sharing sites (e.g. Youtube), wikis (e.g. Wikipedia) and blogs (e.g. this one). Of course, Web 2.0 sites are not only accessed through desktop computers with large…

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