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Typography: software, sites, tools, tutorials...

All to find fonts of your dreams!

Written by Enigmatux on 23 September 2009 at 12h05
A few month ago we saw typographic art through a selection from Abduzeedo (click here for reading the article).

by ~QualityCTRL2004


Well, today I suggest you to continue our selection of graphics resources in order to help you to make nice creations where typography plays a large part : avatars, signatures, wallpapers, design of your web site or blog, posters, logos...

By Dunedhel


: ar: Here is a non exhaustive list of web sites that offer many fonts with different styles to help you to realize your projects.

- Dafont

dafont.com


- FontCubes

Fontcubes


- fontex

fontex


- Abstractfonts

Abstract Fonts


- Urbanfonts

urbanfonts


- highfonts

Highfonts.com


- Jabroo

Jabroo


- Ffonts

FFonts


- Fontsycom

fontsycom


- Fawnt

Fawnt


- Font Squirrel

Font Squirrel


- Blambot

Blambot


- 1001fonts

1001 Free Fonts


- Fontspace, Fontso, Fontica, neatfonts, Eternal fonts, Creamundo, Font Reactor, Discoverfonts, Beautiful fonts, 2200 freefonts, Betterfonts, Show font, CoolText, Fontarea, etc.

: ar: You can also to try to manage and create you own font with:

- Fontstruct and Fontforge (more information here)

Fontstruct


- Fontcapture, a free online tool suggests you to create a font from your own handwriting (for more follow this way)

Fontcapture


- My font, an application that allows you to view, organize your font collection.



: ar: You love a typography but you don't know what font is it ? Or you are looking for a font ? Some web sites can guide you:

- WhatTheFont an online tool that allows you to find a font from a picture

WhatTheFont


- identifont to identify a font by answering a series of simple questions about its appearance

Identifont


- Typophile, a web site where experts can answer your questions about fonts...

Typophile


- Typedia, a search engine for typefaces, designers, foundries, and more (a typographic Wiki)

Typedia


- Font Picker, a tool to show you all the fonts installed on your computer and to help you to choose which one is most suitable for a particular project.

Font Picker


: ar: You can try to make typographic wallpapers and suggest them in lthe gallery of CrystalXP like:

- Seed by funlife78

Seed White


- Typographied Letter by ady20079

Typographied Letter


- Or the one from Ostersing

ostersing


: ar: There are also some tutorials:

- How to Create a Richly Ornate Typographic Illustration by Alex Beltechi

By Alex Beltechi


- Creating a Typographic Wallpaper by Tyler Bramer

By Tyler Bramer


And we finish with some examples of typographic creations:

- A selection from Touchey

Blackout Poster


- The one from Hongkiat

By hollisterb


And for those who don't want to make a typographic work, you can use Wordle, a generator of word clouds. : p

Wordle


You know links, cleverness, tutorials, applications... about typography and fonts ?

Don't hesitate to share them in this topic
. ;)

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LeBaux
23/09/2009 - 20:49
 
great work... really appreciated!
Asher
24/09/2009 - 15:17
 
great contribution : great: really appreciated : )
Zafar
27/09/2009 - 08:50
 
Good Job , Very Nice
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