I was helping a friend with an Etsy shop icon. Her family had designed a lovely banner but translating that into a tiny square format proved to be an obstacle. The text used an ornate font which would be difficult to read shrunk down. I needed to find a similar but simpler font to match.… Continue reading Fonts and scruples.
ust had to write something to got with this beautiful design from Daily Drop Cap. Fonts have been a preoccupation lately. I’m compiling a hymn book and need to settle on a font so I can get on with the fine tuning to make it look presentable. But finding the ideal font is difficult when… Continue reading Favourite fonts
eek! Time is marching on apace. It seems that after a certain time undertaking valid research my browser seems to start foraging for fonts. Today I have discovered Daily Drop Cap so hopefully this paragraph may grow sufficiently long to provide a chance to use just one more drop cap in this post before I… Continue reading Pointless Post Parading tyPography
Donald Knuth’s book Metafont begins with a warning that fonts can take over your life. There is a really bad pun too, but I do not consider it expedient to dig up the book to share it here with you. Recently I have rediscovered MyFonts. Here you can browse fonts and learn about the designers,… Continue reading Fonts, fonts, fonts