10 Free fonts for web and graphic design

Here we go with another round up of some cool fonts for your web and graphic designs. Some of these fonts are free for personal use only while others are free for both personal and commercial use. Dock11 http://artill.de/blog/index.php/2011/01/free-font-dock11/ Panefresco http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/panefresco Sombrero http://www.behance.net/gallery/Sombrero/909817 Cony http://www.behance.net/gallery/Cony-free-font-in-four-styles/892918 Flowmotion http://www.behance.net/gallery/Flowmotion-Free-headline-font/885407 Aldo http://www.thenorthernblock.co.uk/aldo_open.htm Comic Jens http://www.fontblog.de/alternative-zur-comic-sans Wombat http://artill.de/blog/index.php/2009/06/free-font-wombat-light/ YAA!… Continue reading 10 Free fonts for web and graphic design

Alex Trochut redesigns. Includes new artworks!

Alex Trochut, the well known lettering and type artist from Spain, redesigned his site and included some new and astounding works of type illustrations and some new incursions on other fields. Here's a couple of samples of his artworks See more letterings and other artwork of Alex at http://www.alextrochut.com

Review of “The Blue Lady’s New Look And Other Curiosities” book

jkr, a London-based creative agency, published an anthology book of their Design Gazette blog encompassing design, marketing and how they intertwine with today's culture. The book's name is "the blue lady's new look and other curiosities" and they have kindly gifted me a copy so I wanted to share my thoughts on this good book which is not only very interesting if you're in the field, it is, as most good things are, entertaining and even fun to read.

5 Pack Holiday Layer Styles

Publishing with Tutorial9 in the past has been a great experience: David Leggett is a grea guy and he gives you complete creative freedom, resulting in works like the Cute Critters and the Watercolor icons. Today T9 published my Holiday Layer Styles to enrich your designs for this season! Thanks Tutorial9! See the preview below,… Continue reading 5 Pack Holiday Layer Styles

Free fonts for design

Another week comes to an end and we have another selection of free fonts for your design work. We have two condensed beauties, Stahlbeton and Melbourn, one of them bold and the other one delicate, plus a cool geometric font, Nevis, and one slick serifed typeface, Jura. Stahlbeton http://www.bureauschwarz.de/portfolio/stahlbeton/ Nevis http://www.tenbytwenty.com/nevis.php Jura http://www.tenbytwenty.com/jura.php Melbourne http://26plus-zeichen.de/fonts/melbourne/… Continue reading Free fonts for design

The Art of Hand Lettering: Alan Ariail

Alan Ariail is a lettering artist with more than 25 years of experience. Believe it or not, his astounding work always start with traditional materials: pen, ink, brushes and markers, sometimes finishing it digitally, and you can see on his blog how close the traditional media rendering is to the digitally polished. Feast your eyes… Continue reading The Art of Hand Lettering: Alan Ariail

Free fonts for design

We have three new typefaces this week and they are awesome as well as available for free. District Thin is offered in one weight of a beautiful sans-serif available in fourteen more variants, Titre is a classical serif and CK Growing Up is a cool handwritten font with a very particular design. District Thin This… Continue reading Free fonts for design

The future of the internet does have room for web designers!

While I refrain myself from getting into discussions about something that somebody else said, the last article by Cameron Chapman on SmashingMagazine made me think. Ok, it got me angry because of the dangerous pretentious of the article: considering graphic design irrelevant and worst of all, unnecessary. After reading something I find so shallow and… Continue reading The future of the internet does have room for web designers!