Archive for category Font Related
To say that designer Tien-Min Liao has created a unique alphabet doesn’t quite cut it. By painting shapes on her hands, she has made a complete set of letters, both upper and lowercase, including several italics. It isn’t, however, that easy.
You can view her entire set on Behance.
The amperstand balloon by Conor & David. You may have seen it. This image has been floating around for awhile now. (see what I did there?) We just found, however, the ‘making of’ video. Not quite as easy as it looks…Hope you enjoy!
A great collection of free fonts gathered via IRockSoWhat.
Image also via: irocksowhat.com
To keep close at hand, or within view of your desk. We are supposed to know these off hand, but how many of us do, really? From the four print series “Really Useful” by Mash Creative. The set includes Greenwich Mean Time, Emoticon, Print Size & Metric Conversion information on each.
“Five dancers. Exact in position. Zippered into their sparkles. Quietly glowing like diamonds. Bejeweled. Composing a font.”
According to Howard Schats.
I can’t stop looking through all of the photos in the set of his ‘Dancer’ font. You can view the entire set here.
We’ve come across some pretty clever alphabets lately, & thought we should share a few of our favorites with you!
Pebble Alphabet by Clotilde Olyuff.
Buildings & Sky Alphabet by Lisa Rienermann.
Rubber Band Alphabet by Nicolas Queffelec.
We are super excited to be attending the Web Visions conference in Portland, Oregon in a few weeks!
For those of you that haven’t heard – Web Visions will be from the 16-18th of May.
There are going to be some great workshops as well as a lineup of fabulous of speakers this year – everyone from Web Visions explores content creations, the future of design, business strategy & user experience all in three days of fabulous workshops & speakers, including Baratunde Thurston, from The Onion, Laura Fitton, Jeff White, Thor Muller & Nathan Shedroff.
We’re excited to be attending this year. Who all is going? We would love to meet you all. Shoot us an email if you’ll be there, too at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In case you missed it – we’ve had quite a few changes over here on the FontGear website. Some updates & some things new!
Last week, we released a FontDoctor update for both Mac & Windows.
And lastly, we have updated our website & revamped our logo! Check it out for current software packages & updated product info & support. We’re hoping that some of the changes we’ve recently made will make the FontGear experience even easier & better for you.
FontDoctor has long been the industry standard for font problem diagnosis, repair, and organization.
FontDoctor will locate and eliminate hard-to-find font problems that wreak havoc on operating system performance and applications.
FontDoctor will scan font folders (on local hard drives or over a network) to locate and repair common font illnesses, including corrupt or damaged fonts, missing Postscript fonts, missing bitmaps, and lots more.
FontDoctor will also organize your font files into a new clean font library, and can generate diagnosis and organization reports and charts as needed.
What’s new in v8.1.3:
· Minor bug fixes and updates
· Mac OS X 10.7.3 Compatibility updates
· Updated font cache cleaning for Adobe, Quark, and Microsoft caches
What’s new in v8.1.0:
· Major update includes many enhancements and bug fixes
· Overall performance increase
· Windows 7 Compatibility updates
* A free demonstration version for Mac and Windows XP, Vista, and 7 can be downloaded from www.FontGear.net and can be purchased using a major credit cards or PayPal
* FontDoctor supports TrueType, PostScript Type 1, PostScript Type 3, Multiple Master fonts (Mac version only), OpenType fonts, DataFork fonts (Mac version only), and bitmap fonts.
FontGear Inc. is a leading professional software development company for Macintosh and Windows, specializing in font application tools for graphics professionals and the printing industry. FontGear Inc. is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.