Yesterday I happened to catch a glimpse of a tweet linking to an article titled, The Problem with Free Fonts, and as a typography fanatic I had to click and read. I’m not sure if the article title was a bit misleading, but I was a hint disappointed by the depth of the articles positioning. [...]
Archive for July, 2010
I just bought my tickets for this years Future of Web Design Conference in NYC. I went last year and had a great time, networked with many talented people, and listened to some of our industries best talk on various topics of web design relations. This year is going to be better than ever with [...]
A great overview of the (more) recently redesigned Zappos.com by the always talented group at Happy Cog. It’s always great seeing other process and reading about insights of the whys of a redesign and where focus was placed when considering a new website for such an established company.
I really love Typekit for bring beautiful, high-quality typefaces to our websites, but they also do an amazing job of educating on their blog. Be sure to check out their article on Font Metrics and it couldn’t hurt to browse older archives as well. Plenty of useful information.
A race of two URLS to see what website loads the fasters. Nice side-by-side comparison. (via @trentwalton)
Frank Chimero (@fchimero) discusses the hardships of a friend and a constant battle of why he loves and questions being a designer. Seriously a must read for young designers.