I love this contemporary redesign of the all times classic Clarendron. It captures the vibe of the original but with more consistency, fitting italics in one beautiful variable font.
What should you pay attention to when choosing a font for your user interface or app? In this article and video I cover what to look for. I also pick on Hellvetica (yes, Hell-vetica) so you won’t pick it as a typeface for your functional text. TL;DR: For your UI or app select a typeface … Weiterlesen
Display text is the kind of text that should attract your readers and represent the atmosphere of your project. What you should consider when picking a typeface for it and what different kinds of display fonts there are, I tell you in this post and video. TL;DR: Have fun picking a cool typeface for your … Weiterlesen
Before picking a proper typeface for your website, app or digital product, you have to find out for what kind of text you need it. In this article I’ll give you of a primer on the different sorts of text and tell you the three questions I ask to identify it and get started with … Weiterlesen
Say it after me: “I will not use Open Sans. There are plenty of other typefaces.” The second episode of Pimp my Type is about this omnipresent typeface, why it is that popular and how to embrace more typographic diversity on the web by making your projects unique. Open Sans, Open Sans, Open Sans! It’s … Weiterlesen
A designer can’t have enough good fonts, right? This is my growing list of quality sources for finding new fonts, free quality fonts and quality foundries. It focuses on the application in digital products, apps and websites. Bookmark and enjoy. Directly jump to my sources for: Finding new fonts Quality free fonts Quality paid fonts … Weiterlesen
I just started my YouTube channel Pimp my Type. It aims to help you to improve the design of a website, app or digital product by leveraging the power of typography. This article is a transcript of the first episode with some additional links. In the first episode I cover something that drives me crazy … Weiterlesen
I’m done with only doing “okay” work in many fields – I want to do great work in one area! But finding a focus and specializing as a creative solo entrepreneur is hard. I started this process and will share my approach for a more impactful and lucrative business.
Noch immer stehen zu wenig Frauen auf den Bühnen von Events und wir Männer sind mit schuld daran. Ich habe mich entschieden als Speaker nur noch auf Veranstaltungen mit möglichst ausgewogenem Geschlechterverhältnis zu reden. Warum ich zu diesem Entschluss kam und wie er gleich auf die Probe gestellt wurde, beschreibe ich in diesem Artikel. Warum … Weiterlesen
Late 2018 Adobe announced that Typekit is now Adobe Fonts. This brought some great advantages to all Creative Cloud users, like no more limits with syncing desktop fonts, web font pageviews, and domains. The downside is, that using Adobe Fonts for client websites just got harder for it won’t be permitted to host them in … Weiterlesen