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Vision: Free Font Family Designed by Pixel Surplus & Bydani


Vision free font family designed by Pixel Surplus and Bydani

 

The Free font family, Vision, designed by Pixel Surplus and Bydani, has six weights and support for thirty languages.

If you like your geometric-humanist sans styles of fonts and typefaces, then Vision should see you OK.

H/T to Notes on Design

–> Download Vision Font Family

Specifications

Vision has six weights to choose from; support for 30 languages; creative and stylish OpenType features, including: stylistic variations, standard and discretional ligatures, and unique numerators and denominators.

Font License

Vision is Free for Personal Use, but a donation to Bydani is always appreciated. If you want to use this for commercial applications, then I'd suggest contacting Pixel Surplus and Bydani, and seek their permission.

Free Font Family Designed by Pixel Surplus & Bydani

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–> Download Vision Font Family

Vision free font family designed by Pixel Surplus and Bydani



The Anatomy Of a Thousand Typefaces – A Typographic Experiment by @GetFlourish


For the back-story behind this typographic experiment, The Anatomy Of a Thousand Typefaces, @getFlourish have a comprehensive post over on Medium.

GetFlourish: "The Anatomy Of a Thousand Typefaces aims to analyse visual characteristics of typefaces, and to make them explorable through a web interface.

The data reveals shared characteristics between typefaces, but also shows the misfits and extremes along the distribution of values such as contrast, x-height, width or weight.

For demonstration purposes, the collection is limited to the Google Fonts Library, but theoretically applicable to any font library consisting of TrueType Fonts. This project wouldn’t be possible without OpenType.js"

The Anatomy Of a Thousand Typefaces - A Typographic Experiment by @GetFlourish

The Anatomy Of a Thousand Typefaces - A Typographic Experiment by @GetFlourish

The Anatomy Of a Thousand Typefaces - A Typographic Experiment by @GetFlourish



Make it Stranger: The Stranger Things Logo Generator by Nelson Cash


Just a bit of TV logo fun for a Friday afternoon. Found this Stranger Things Logo Generator, by Nelson Cash. the other week, whilst looking at some other Stranger Things related stuff.

Not an awful lot to say about it, other than it's a bit of 'fun' for a few unimportant minutes.

See how much stranger your name looks like after being Strangified: Make it Stranger

 

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The Typography of Stranger Things

The other related stuff I was looking at, is actually far more interesting than this logo generator, and maybe I should have lead with that first.

So yeah, if you're into the whole 'design process' behind famous logos and typographic masterpieces, then you'll want to check out this post: The Typography of Stranger Things

 

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Love Wins is Hand-Lettered Free Font For Equal Rights Designed by Resistenza


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Love Wins is Hand-Lettered Free Font For Equal Rights Designed by Resistenza

Love Wins, from Resistenza, is a new 'hand-lettered' free font designed specifically to recognise, and support, Equal Rights.

It's not your typical font; it's actually a collection of 60 Equal Rights phrases, words and statements, that will allow you to spread love, and show your support for Equal Rights in many creative ways.

How to Download

As is quite common now, in order to download the font, all Resistenza ask is that you show support for the font, by: Tweeting, Liking it on FB, or G+1 and once done, it'll unlock the font so you can download it.

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What can I do with Love Wins font?

On their website, there are some easy options to create various forms of real-world items, such as: Making Stickers, Make a Sign, Make a T-shirt, and create Posters.

 

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About

Resistenza: "As Letter crafters we love seeing the signs people design for their different pride parades, and we wondered… Why don’t we create a collection of handcrafted lettering to share some love and to add a typographic realness to the party?

Love Wins Font is a series of 60 phrases handwritten with expertise and love specially designed to celebrate diversity. The lettering was crafted with different calligraphic tools creating diverse aesthetics.

You can use them to create your signs, t-shirts, stickers, poster, banners.. all you need is to spread love during your Pride Celebrations (or day-to-day life!).

So if you support love and freedom, this is your new favorite freebie! Shout LOVE out loud!"

 

 

 

 

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How about a Helvetica Rubik Cube to Frustrate Over? By Txaber


Helvetica Rubik

 

The Helvetica Rubik Cube

There have been many Helvetica themed bits n' bobs over the years. Goodness me though, this Helvetica Rubik's cube surely has to be one of the most gloriously creative examples.

The Helvetica Rubik consists of: 36 overall characters covering four of the cubes sides, and the the word Helvetica used on two sides.

Lovely little coincidence that Helvetica is nine letters, otherwise this might not have worked as well as it does.

Such a shame it appears only to be a concept, and as this was a link I submitted to Quipsologies, Arman's comment totally makes sense:

How is this Helvetica Rubik’s Cube, by Txaber, not on Kickstarter with a million dollars in backing in less than 24 hours?

A serious question? Who would NOT back this on Kickstarter?

I'd be interested to see how it would look with, say, different weights of Helvetica for each cube face, so something like: Helvetica Light, Regular, Medium, Bold, Heavy & Black.

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As Submitted to Quipsologies #70

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My Type of Beer – If Beer Brands used Font Names by Alec Hughes


My Type of Beer is a fun can of beer can brand project that uses font style names for actual beer brand names, designed by Englishman, Alec Hughes.

My absolute favourite, in terms of general aesthetics, style and boldness, is the Futura Sharp Bold can of beer.

That is very much My Type of Beer can.

If you scroll down a bit you can see the animated gif's that Alec has created for each one as well; cute.

Would love to see some of these minimal beer brand cans created, and personally think that Helvetica should be the next one!

Maybe Alec can take requests, then 3D print them! How cool would that be—that's a statement, not a question.

About Minimal Beer Brands

Alec Hughes: Interpreting typefaces to minimal beer cans. Day long personal project. Exhibited in Chois Gallery Vol. 34, page 144

 

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Linked On Quipsologies

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wordmark.it – helping you quickly choose fonts from your font library


wordmark.it is such a simple idea, and will be quite invaluable to logo designers, if you have quite a large font library on your computer.

You simply key in your word, or words, then click 'Load Fonts', and wordmark.it quickly scans your hard drive for all fonts—not just in a specific font library location—and then quickly displays your word/words in all available font styles.

There are a few basic filters and options, such as: lowercase, uppercase or sentence case, font size, and flip between positive and negative display.

Is font selection a real pain?

I find going through my rather large font collection, or just trying to recall what fonts I have and what they look like, really quite a chore.

Trying to remember what all fonts look like, and trying to visualise which ones might work for any given design, is a real pain.

Even using any one of the numerous font management applications, to open and close font after font after font becomes a chore.

I use FontExplorer to manage my font library (you can download a free trial here: http://www.fontexplorerx.com/trial-pro/), by Linotype, and whilst you can preview each individually selected font, this is still a far cry from the mass display provided by wordmark.it

wordmark.it really does provide a super effective way to scan through your entire collection of fonts; to see at a glance which font styles work/don't work, for your particular design.

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Kitten Free Font for Download Designed by Cosimo & Isabella


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It's quite rare to see such an exhaustive typeface family offered up for free, such as this beautiful Kitten Free Font.

There is a considerable restriction however in it's use, and that's this is for Personal Use Only, NOT intended for Commercial Use.

Kitten was a collaborative effort: this multi-weight script family designed by Italian Art Director Cosimo Lorenzo Pancini, at Studio Kmzero, (who has a number of other very stylish free fonts available on his Behance site), with the cute cat illustrations, by Isabella Ahmadzadeh, a freelance graphic designer also from Italy.

Where to Download Kitten Free Font

You can obviously see Kitten on Behance, and that's where you'll find the Download link.

About Kitten Free Font

Behance: Kitten is a multi weight script family with a sign painter aestethic and a wide range of variants, alternates and ligatures designed by Cosimo Lorenzo Pancini, with cat dingbats designed by Isabella Ahmadzadeh.

Kitten curvy, bold shapes in the regular weight are perfect for logo design and display use, while the clean lighter weights, as well as the Monoline and the condensed Slant variant, are perfect for longer text blocks.

Kitten covers over 40 languages that use the Latin alphabet, with a full range of accents and diacritics.

It comes in five weights and has three style variants: Regular, Slant and Swash. Kitten makes full use of Open Type ligatures to avoid letter clashes in uppercase and provide alternates and a wide array of ligature characters for a more handmade, natural look.

Swashes can be accessed through glyph palette or by typing one to six underscores after the letter. A space followed by one to eight underscores produces different cat silouhettes.

Found on Notes on Design

 

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Free Font Katana’s Edge Typeface Designed by Dimitris Bouskos


Free Font Katana's Edge, designed by Dimitris Bouskos, is one of many many many new free fonts that as graphic designers, we can all be a little grateful for.

The continued generosity of so many graphic and type designers, is what makes our particular line of work so damn brilliant.

The least we can do is to help share, promote, use and give feedback to all these free fonts that seem to be falling from the skies on a pretty continued basis. Amen.

Dimitri's Bouskos: "A grungy, brushy typeface with attitude, designed for punchy titles. Available for free download, enjoy!!"

 

Free Font Katana's Edge

Download Free Font Katana's Edge

You can find the Download Link for Katana's Edge, at the end of the Bechance Project Page. No hoops to jump through, just a regular quick and easy Dropbox link.

If you like and/or end up using Katana's Edge, then why not head over to Dimitri's Bouskos' Behance profile, and give a Thumbs-Up to the Katana's Edge project.

Nice one.

Found this link on FreeTypography (where else!).

 

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Free Font: Apple-Sans-Adjectives (yes, it blacks out all adjectives)


This free font: Apple-Sans-Adjectives is certainly quite fun, and intriguing, but not so sure on the practical side of things

Apple-Sans-Adjectives was designed by @madebyslurpp & @Rich_Cahill, and they have kindly made this font available as a freed download in many formats, with instructions on how to install and use it.

AppleSansAdjectives Free Font Poster Sheet

 

Visit http://appleadjectiv.es/ to Download Apple-Sans-Adjectives and also the Steve Jobs Posters

Graphic Design Type Posters-using Famous Steve Jobs Speeches

Apple-Sans-Adjectives Using Steve Jobs' Speeches

You can see the full effect of the font in the two posters that were designed using 2 famous speeches by Steve Jobs: The iPhone Keynote Speech of 2007, and the Stanford Commencement Address of 2005.

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Steve Jobs Stanford Speech Poster Free Font

Steve Jobs' iPhone Keynote Speech of 2007

Steve Jobs iPhone Keynote Speech 2007 Poster

How to Install AppleSans Adjectives

Step 1

Upload contents of the zip file to your web server's public directory. For example:www.yourdomain.com/css/webfont/

Step 2

Add contents of styles.css to your site's style sheet.

Step 3

Make sure you adjust the paths in code fromstyles.css to reflect the relative path on your server.
For this example you need to prepend/css/webfont/ to all src url definitions. Like this:
@font-face { font-family: 'AppleSansAdjectives'; src: url('/css/webfont/AppleSansAdjectives.eot?#iefix') format('embedded-opentype'), url('/css/webfont/AppleSansAdjectives.woff') format('woff'), url('/css/webfont/AppleSansAdjectives.ttf') format('truetype'), url('/css/webfont/AppleSansAdjectives.svg#AppleSansAdjectives') format('svg'); font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; }

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