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You Can Now Download And Use The Fonts Of Your Favorite '90s TV Shows

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.24.2017 | Arts

If you’ve longed to write “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” fan fiction in the exact font the iconic ‘90s horror anthology used for its logo ― w...

The Wild History Of One Of Our Most Popular Fonts

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.10.2017 | Arts

For anyone who uses a word processor ― so, over a billion people, Microsoft estimates on its site ― a favorite font can be an identity marker as s...

Typography Can Save Your Life

The Huffington Post | Samantha Storey | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics

The National Weather Service publishes its forecasts in all caps no matter what the weather. It might be MOSTLY SUNNY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 75, or it coul...

Arial again? Limitations That Affect the Brand

Janet Odgis | Posted 01.11.2017 | Business
Janet Odgis

Consistency is the most important thing to a brand. But for large companies (with hundreds or even thousands of employees) brand consistency is a diff...

What's Type Have to Do With It?

Janet Odgis | Posted 11.03.2016 | Arts
Janet Odgis

The typefaces you select suggest a lot about your personality; each has a tone and voice and character all its own. The alphabet of each typeface has a distinctive architecture, one that communicates far more than just the basic meaning of words.

How To Fall In Love With Letters, According To A Typography Icon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.11.2015 | Arts

Have you ever fallen in love with a word? Not for its meaning or the way it rolls off your tongue. Not for the idea it communicates or the vision it s...

The Gorgeous, Disappearing Street Signs Of Paris

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.25.2015 | Arts

“Paris is known for its typography,” Louise Fili told The Huffington Post via email. “One needs only to look at the Metro -- the signage is icon...

Andrew Lord

The 5 Best Fonts To Use On Your Resume

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Lord | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business

Spoiler alert: Times New Roman isn't one of them.

This Calligraphy Wizard Can Recreate Any Font With His Pen

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts

Seb Lester calls himself a designer and illustrator, though his miraculous handmade fonts suggest some sort of unmentioned wizardry is at work. The Lo...

Times New Roman Is A Bad Choice For Résumés, Experts Say

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business

Times New Roman may be a classic font, but it’s apparently a no-go when it comes to applying for a job. Bloomberg recently spoke to a group of t...

'Comic Papyrus' Is Basically Your Biggest Typographic Nightmare Come True

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts

What's the most hated font in the world? Most of you would probably answer: Comic Sans. A fair guess, given the sheer amount of CS-hating that exi...

This Dyslexic-Friendly Font Could Help The 1 In 5 People Living With Condition

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact

A few subtle tweaks to a letter's shape can make a world of difference to some readers. By creating a new typeface with slight but impactful change...

15 Free Fonts That Harken Back To Vintage Typography

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts

According to poet and designer Robert Bringhurst, "Typography is the craft of endowing human language with a durable visual form." From the storie...

5 Typography Tools for iOS Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.30.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

You would be surprised to learn how many successful business became successful only because of their choice of design. Typography can have such a mass...

How The Gotham Typeface Came To Define Our Era

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Jacob Covey This is the third in a series of posts analyzing and celebrating typefaces. These posts ...

A Typography Lover's Guide To Finding Unusual Letterforms In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts

Pareidolia is that curious phenomenon in which humans see faces in the most mundane places. Whether it's a cloud formation or a random arrangement of ...

The True Cost Of Printing In Comic Sans Is As Horrifying As You'd Imagine

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts

Little printing choices can have a big impact on our environment AND our wallets.

26 Famous (And Free) Fonts You'll Want To Start Using Immediately

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.21.2014 | Arts

The (free!) typefaces below may not have a place in many graphic designers' playbooks -- see this list for some of those -- but that doesn't erase the...

A Definitive Ranking Of Fonts

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.29.2014 | Home

Readers live in a world of words, which we like to think of as a world of pure intellect and abstract thought. But books aren't just the concepts and ...

Ground Zero: Memorial Museum's Invisible Ingredients

Paul Gunther | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Paul Gunther

This anonymous little store will endure as the truest testament of what was there and all that was lost. It stands as the purest expression of memory possible: A memory encased in continuing function at the service of architecture and its modern demands.

This Site Is Turning Everyone's Average Handwriting Into A Font And Needs Your Help

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts

Our beloved gadgetry may be on its way to spoiling our ability to recognize each other's handwriting -- visions of the future imagine computers embedd...

Handwriting From Homeless People's Signs Turned Into Fonts, Earning Them Food

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact

When you walk by a homeless person on the sidewalk holding a cardboard sign, you might see an anonymous face struggling to survive. When the team at t...

An Abridged History Of Times New Roman, The Most Famous Font In The World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Times New Roman was first printed on October 2, 1932 in the British newspaper The Times. In the years since, the serif typeface has become something o...

You See Their Work Everywhere. Did One Man Screw Over The Other?

New York | Posted 06.05.2014 | Arts
Read More: Fonts, Arts News

Although he says now that the fonts were worth more than $3 million, he signed an agreement that transferred them to the Hoefler Type Foundry for a sa...

Can Anything Save Comic Sans, the World's 'Most Hated Font'?

Gerhard Bachfischer | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
Gerhard Bachfischer

How does a font become so hated?