September kicks off our annual FALL FONTS FESTIVAL
FEATURE: Creating Typography with Character
Special guest author and designer, Maggie Macnab takes a look at today's typography. She provides some thought provoking insights into taking the right approach when designing with typefaces. See samples from some of todays graphic design authorities -- so you can learn how to create Typography with Character
13th Annual Fonts Surf
Each year we search the web for beneficial, informative, crazy, cool, valuable, or otherwise interesting web sites and resources revolving around the world of fonts, type and typography. This year, we've found some doozies! Follow along as Fred surfs for type, fonts and typography
Lessons in Typography & Style
There are valuable lessons to be learned from the golden age of commercial art... and the label art for fruit and vegetable crates. Follow along, as we take a look at some stunning Americana style art, and Learn some important lessons in Type and Lettering
Photoshop Madness: Type & Lettering Tutorial Hell
It's a jungle out there... For this years Fall Fonts Festival we intended to send you some good tutorials on working with type in Photoshop. There are thousands of them, but unfortunately we began turning up some rather disturbing results for this month's Photoshop Madness
Type & Typography in motion: Typographics
What happens when you put typography together with cinematography? Some really special visuals, that's what! Witness this student film created by Marcos Ceravolo and Ryan Uhrich at Vancouver Film School. Then take a video tour of some of our other favorite Type & Typography in motion
Type & Typography according to George
Author and Macintosh technical expert George M Engel -- talks about one of his long time passions, type and typography -- he shares some of his favorite fonts and hard-learned tips on making a better newsletter... My Typography Demo
Outlining Type: Right or Wrong:
If you read the Photoshop Madness listed above, then you'll understand what we're doing here. This tutorial points out the wrong and right ways to outline shapes, like typography, in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Outlining Type: What's Right or Wrong
Ornaments & Quilting Patterns
Outline them, shade them, texturize them, or just use them to decorate design projects with the classic lithography look. Gerald Gallo brings three new dingbats fonts for religious and oriental themes, and some unique elements for building Dutch / Amish quilting patterns Gallo Holy Ornaments, Oriental Symbols and Quilt Patterns
Spotlight: Blue Vinyl Fonts
Visit the Blue Vinyl font foundry where JESS LATHAM's freeware and commercial fonts are sure to please! You'll also like his picture and dingbat fonts to add a little punch to your graphic designs... Blue Vinyl font foundry
Editor's Choice: Indie Fonts 3
The Fonts event of the year... Indie Fonts 3rd edition, featuring lavishly illustrated samplings of thousands of fonts, and FREE fonts on CD-Rom from 59 participating font and type designers. This is one must-have book for all graphic designers... Indie Fonts 3
Web Usability: fact or fantasy?
Fred Showker cites the works of Dr. Colin Ware called Information Visualization: Perception for Design. serious questions about web design, usability, and what makes a great web site great. But Is usability a fact or fantasy?
Readers in the Graphic Design fields help us paint a picture of the Design Life by filling out our brief Design Pro / Freelancer Survey survey. You can help by sharing too! Follow along as DTG Readers share more reflections on the Design Life
Video Marketing Tips
Video communication is an efficient means of reaching prospective customers, of promoting the presentation of your products or services. Avengate.com's Adriana Iordan shares some useful experience with these Video Marketing Tips
Business Marketing & Advertising: Branding vs. Direct Response
Unless you're a ubiquitous consumer products company, the value of branding is far, far less than the value of direct response. Joel Walsh, web marketing and search engine expert explores Small Business Marketing And Advertising: Branding vs. Direct Response
Celebrate with Free Stock Photos
You've read our articles about TurboPhoto before -- many times. They've been one of the affordable stock photography houses that is a pleasure to work with. Now, they are celebrating their first 5 years in business by giving away tons of free photos from the TurboPhoto collection
Fall Fonts Festival at the Designers' Bookshelf...
First thing to do is discover the INDIE FONTS 3 collection!, and see the other top ranked typography books!
In the Photoshop Department: Adobe Photoshop CS3: Up to Speed * Photoshop CS3 One-On-One * Photoshop CS3 All-in-One Desk Reference * Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers * The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers ... in the Design & DTP department: Adobe InDesign CS3 How-To * Adobe Illustrator CS3 Classroom in a Book, and Adobe InDesign CS3 Classroom in a Book ... plus: Web DesignThe Art and Science of CSS, and Business: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 * Digital Land * and A Guide to Graphic Print Production
. . . all happening at the Design Bookshelf
This month's &Else includes: Free QuarkXPress 7.3 Updater * Artist's Guide To Gimp Effects * Logos 01 * Low-Cost Near DVD Quality CAMCORDER * AlphaStar for Adobe After Effects * Data recovery * Free Photos * Disk Cleaner * Time Tracking * Tips on Writing a Good FAQ * RapidWeaver * and a dozen others... ! &Else!
Real Help for Photoshop Users
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Photoshop Questions Need Answers
Photoshop 911 has been overwhelmed with questions from readers -- looking for answers! If you are a Photoshop guru, we urge you to stop in and tackle some of the many Photoshop and Photoshop Elements questions from the Photoshop 911 Help Line. Help us Answer Questions from Readers
- Design Business: How much should I charge??
- Design Business: How do I find and get new clients?
- Design Business: Lead Services: Pros & Cons
- Design Business: Designers share insights into their jobs...
- Photoshop Tutorial: Using the Photo Filter Adjustment Layer
- Editor's Choice: While you're reading by Gerard Unger
- Photography: HOW WAS IT DONE?
- Photoshop Tutorial: Spot Adjustments using a Mask
- Photoshop Tutorial: Pop an image out of the border
- Graphic Design Tutorial: making flat color separations for screen printing
- Web Design: Getting One-Way Inbound Links with Joel Walsh
- Design Business: Guidelines for Writing Software Copyright with Adriana Iordan
- Digital Photography: DXG 7 Megapixel digital camera for the price of 4
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