Typography is a very important part of web design. By using different types of typography like big headlines and bold fonts web designers are improving the look and feel of websites. So in this post we have compiled some beautiful typography for your inspiration.
The languages, aesthetics, and calligraphy of other cultures can open up new avenues for typography lovers and graphic artists, who can use a script like Arabic as a new framework within which to express their creativity.
By finding innovative ways in which to present Arabic letter shapes and markings, while also striving to incorporate the culture’s handwriting techniques and themes, designers are given a new area of inspiration and challenge.
We all have our techniques for obtaining a great combination of readability and design. Many designers like to fine-tune the font stacks and sometimes add a nice shadow to bring text to life.
Others like to take typography to a different level and use anti-aliasing tools and such to get a sharp clean result. Whichever method you decide upon, there are some great CSS techniques to enhance web typography without running the whole nine miles.
A more readable website means improved usability and an enjoyable reading experience. We all want that for our users, don’t we?
In this article we’ll go through 5 simple ways you can improve readability on your website. Of course feel free to chime in and leave a comment at the end of the article, I’d love to hear your thoughts.
For Christmas this year, my beautiful wife gave me a copy of The Web Designer’s Idea Book, Volume 2. Obviously, I have been perusing the book, and I am finding that there are tons of awesome web designs to take in. I’m super happy with the gift and I expect that it will prove to be a highly valuable resource throughout 2011, and beyond.
Yet, even just a quick perusal of the book reveals the prevailing influence of Photoshop (or other graphics programs) on the industry at large. Today, the web is full of beautiful, rich and colourful graphics that continuously amaze and impress us in all manner of very legitimate ways. But just because we can include all of this incredible imagery, it doesn’t necessarily follow that we have to. Sometimes, the simple use of colour, shape and typography can create an attractive and elegant design all on its own.
You rarely have a second chance at making a good first impression. This is true with web-design and it’s just as true when it comes to business card design.
Giving away your business card is often the only option you have when you meet someone at a conference or even at the coffee shop, thus the need to grab the person’s attention right away and make sure they remember you when they look at your card later on.
Text effects are used in almost everything we see: whether it a simple inner or drop shadow, a subtle gradient, or a full-blown illustrated header. Below we have a selection of thirty great tutorials from across the design community, ready for you to follow and pick up tons of new techniques. You’ll be a text-effect […]
From the invention of the printing press in the 15th Century, to the creation and development of the Internet into the 21st, typography has evolved to reflect technological advancement to become both a science and an art form. Once a specialist occupation, the digital age has opened typography to computer users and web designers. When […]
A killer design is one thing – but one that also uses the right typography is (in my opinion) on a whole other level compared to those that just ‘look pretty‘. Typography is needed with blog designs because, well, the blog is built to speak your mind, right? So, if your blog isn’t readable then […]
For typography lovers, posters can be an excellent source of inspiration. Skilled designers can do amazing things with typography and text effects, and in this post we’ll feature 30+ outstanding poster designs. You’ll see posters in a veriety of different styles. Some combine lighting effects with typography, others use 3D text effects, texture, illustration and […]