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The @Font-Face Rule and Useful Web Font Tricks

 

“The possibility of embedding any font you like into websites via @font-face is an additional stylistic device which promises to abolish the monotony of the usual system fonts. It surely would be all too easy if there was only one Web font format out there. Instead, there’s quite a variety, as you will get to know in this article.

This quick introduction to @font-face will lead you towards a guide through the @font-face kit generator. If you want to make Web use of your already licensed desktop fonts, read up on how to embed them from your own server. Topped up with some helpful tips, tricks and workarounds, this article will hopefully provide some useful insights.”

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60 Most Stunning Typography Inspiration of All Time

“Typography is the art and techniques of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyphs. The arrangement of type involves the selection of typefaces, point size, line length, leading, tracking and kerning.

We have selected 60 Most Stunning Typography Inspiration of All Time. Please feel free to suggest your favourite ones as well. Enjoy”

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A Handful of Fascinating Typography Tidbits

“Today, I present to you a small handful of informational tidbits which will act as glimpses into the world of a typography enthusiast.

You may not currently think about the impact of a period, types of fonts, or understand why people grumble about Comic Sans, but hopefully after this article, you might.

1. New York Times Nameplate – The Impact of a Period

The period in the New York Times nameplate died on February 21, 1967. Around the time of the removal, they put out a news release claiming that removing the period from the nameplate would save tons of ink every year.

Although the alleged ink savings were beneficial, they were not the original reason for the redesign, theTimes was looking to update it’s appearance and hired Ed Benguiat to make a number of typographical alterations. According to his Wikipedia page, Benguiat has designed over 600 typefaces, including Playboy, Sports Illustrated, and, the original Planet of the Apes film.”

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