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25 Free Awesome Fonts for Logos

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“How far and how long have you gone for that perfect pair of jeans? A lot of you are shaking your head right now, a soft smile starting to play on your lips. Some of you are thinking “A perfect pair of jeans is pure myth!” and some of you lucky ones are thinking “How true! It took me so long but I finally got that pair that makes me look like a million bucks”. I am not just talking about girls here but guys too. A few of you are looking up at the browser address bar to make sure you are rightfully on a design blog and have not mistakenly arrived on a fashion rag. Why jeans? I’ll tell you why! I am going to be talking about the importance of typography in a logo today and I felt that the jeans analogy was spot on. Compare the logo to a casually dressed person. Most logos are made up of a “mark” and a “type” just as a person would be dressed in a top and a bottom item of clothing. Now imagine the “mark” to be a tee. It can be sober, funky, playful, muted or bold. It is always visual though just like the creative designs on a tee. Now imagine the “type” to be a pair of jeans. The right pair of jeans would not only emphasize the tee but also make the person look great, the wrong pair on the other hand could make a $100 tee look like a dish rag and in effect make the person look shabby and uninteresting. The right “type” in a logo not only sets the mood for the tone of the business .. casual, formal, playful, corporate; but also enhances the ‘mark” making it very memorable and binding the whole logo in creative brilliance. That is why like jeans enthusiasts, logo designers spend an awful lot of time hunting for the right type to suit the mark they have created. Good fonts are to logo designers what shoes are to some women. You can never have enough. Let us take a look at some amazing free fonts available that would jazz up a logo, making it look extremely creative and professional if used correctly. It is about time designers and list creators broke free from the likes of the same old Fontin, Delicious, Fertigo and Helvetica which are great, but a tad overused.”

This article was written by  Sneh Roy

Sneh Roy is a web designer/content developer by day and the creative force behind LBOI by night. She is also the co-founder of Stars We Love and Cook Republic. With coffee running through her veins, she enthusiastically battles each day, one design at a time! Connect with her on Twitter.

Checkout the full article with many logo examples @ Littleboxofideas.

 

Social Media Sleek Icons

Freebies“This free social media icon pack includes 25 sleek, modern and very usable social media/networking icons that can be used and downloaded (free of charge) in your work. Commercial work use is permitted. Use it on blogs, portfolios, web application interfaces, and so forth. The icons come in 2 sizes: 32×32px and 16×16px. Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, and Digg are but a few icons that are in this free social media icon pack.”

 

Download your free pack @ DESIGNINSTRUCT.

Free Icon Pack: Vector 3D Social Icons

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“The icons we created for you are clean and simple, ready to be used in websites, blogs, web applications, and everything else that you can imagine. There are 10 icons in the set for popular web services like Twitter and Facebook.

This icon pack includes the vector source files (AI) of each icon so that you can easily edit and scale the icons with no loss in quality. It also comes with PNG files with sizes at 256×256px.”

You can find the download file @ SIXREVISIONS.

Freebie: 20 High Quality 3D Icons

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This pack includes 20 high quality 3D icons available in PNG format in several sizes including 512px, 256px, 128px, and 64px. These icons were created by La Glanz Studio and are royalty-free, so you can use them for any commercial or personal project.

You can find the download link @ PSDTUTS.

Jquery smooth sliding image menu!

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“Smooth horizontal slide image menu is really cool and that it would be nice if it worked with jQuery. Introducing a Mootools image menu ported to Jquery. If you have ever seen the image menu javascript for mootools by phatfusion and liked what you saw well here is a Sliding Image Menu alternative I’ve come up with using the power of jquery javascript.”

Functionality Checklist for our Sliding Image Menu for Jquery.

Here is what we need our Jquery horizontal sliding image menu to do:

  1. Jquery compatible script.
  2. Mootools like sliding effect.
  3. Valid XHTML degrades well.
  4. Lightweight customizable script.

Most of you already aware that jQuery is a lightweight JavaScript library that emphasizes interaction between JavaScript and HTML. It’s have Ajax interactions for rapid web development with the powerful scripting language that it represents (JavaScript) you can do amazing things. Sometimes you have to take a closer look to find out what is powering all of those smooth animations. jQuery is quickly becoming a favorite. If you are looking jQuery Plugins & Tutorials then you can find here Full Page Background Image Navigation with jQuery.

Now days jQuery is on top of its charm and everyone from Javascript world love to experiment with it. Because of the remarkable significance of JQuery in Designing field, it is an essential to keep yourself up-to-date with its Quality uses and Examples.

You can see the demo and download @ GRAPHICDESIGNJUNCTION

Protected: Free Get One Now Button Pack!

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We are starting the new week a few hours early with our free download now pack!  A clean and glossy button design comes in three colors; green, blue, and orange.  You can change the font, colors and size, everything is able to change. If you do use the buttons please comment here so we can see it in use.  As always, remember our packages are  not to be resold, so please enjoy responsibly!

Font Used: Vag Rounded BT ; Arial Black / Regular