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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 | Huffpost Code
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 | Books

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
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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?

Someone Created A Slightly Less Horrible Version Of Comic Sans

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology

Let’s face it, Comic Sans is a bit of a joke in the font world. Its unpopularity even moved one graphic designer to fix the oft-ridiculed typeface. ...

Great Design Made to Measure: Love Letters

Ken Carbone | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Ken Carbone

Pick a font, any font; typography is today's common currency of communication. Not everyone can draw, or take a riveting photograph but everyone works with type.

Locks of Lettering: Human Hair Typography by Monique Goossens

VisualNews.com | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
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If Comic Sans Were A Food, It Would Look Like This

Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts

Admit it; we've all spent a bit too much time thinking about the personalities of our favorite fonts. Comic Sans is cute, while Courier New is all bus...

Letters From the Mountain

Sierra | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
Sierra

Steve Matteson -- who created the default fonts on the Android and Windows smartphones and the letters players see when they turn on their Xboxes -- finally decided to create a set of letters, he says, "for the sake of making myself happy." He looked to the mountains for inspiration.

When To Use Comic Sans

Posted 09.27.2012 | Comedy

A Redditor posted this sign that a college graphics instructor put up, informing his students the one and only situation when the font Comic Sans is o...

What Fonts Would Sound Like If They Could Talk

Mashable | Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

Fonts may just look like letters on a page, but the type styles definitely have distinctive personalities....

Helvetica Heroes

Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

It's a bird... it's a plane... it's a typeface? While Helvetica is undoubtedly one of the most beloved of the sans-serif fonts, we don't often see it ...

What If Fonts Could Talk?

Posted 08.09.2012 | Comedy

We all have our go-to fonts for our different moods. A little Arial for an e-mail, some Curlz MT for a party invite. Well vlogger Jon Garcia decid...