Found this great explanation on the difference between hyphens, en and em dashes. Wanted to post for future reference.
A hyphen, -, is used in words made of more than one word (Spider-Man, to-be-determined, fail-safe), or phrasal adjectives that happen before a noun (larger-than-life, over-the-top).
A jQuery plugin with the Golden Ratio
It seems a lot of dedication to responsiveness has been given to images and with typography ignored some what. Design is sometimes subjective but we do have some rules that we can abide by; for example with body copy we should never have more than 100 characters per line as readers would find it harder […]
It’s on info graphics, maps, signage and even those little instructional maps you get with your Kinder Surprise. Information design is everywhere but if done correctly you wouldn’t even notice it. And that’s the point as its purpose is to convey a message. But you should never be aware that it has been ‘designed’.
Recently read a thought provoking article called “The effects of themed Lipsum on design” by Andrew Fox where he wrote that Loren Ipsum had a negative impact on design and we as designers should demand most of the content upfront…
This is a simple game that teaches you about kerning……I keep running out of petrol 🙁
The boys at Toyota thought it would be fun designing a font using one of their cars 🙂 First car is filmed to get all the shapes. Then its filmed. Redrawn using software Then FINISHED! Download the font here.
Good type is always hard to come by. Found some inspiration 🙂
Every couples of months I get an email with a jpeg attached asking me if I know what font is being used in the attachment. What I would then proceed to do is go through my entire font collection to see if I can find it or at the very least a close match. This process could take […]