20th Annual Fonts Festival : fonts, lettering and typography surf Five

by Fred Showker

20th Annual Fall Fonts Festival Page 5 Welcome to October, and the fifth round of surfing for the best ever type, fonts, lettering, calligraphy and typography! We're on a roll here, folks, and headed for lots of great eye-candy, free fonts, and unique experiences in the world of letters and typography. Continue on with :
[*] Toronto pulls anti-littering campaign over trademark infringement concerns
[*] Mastering Typography by Martin Silvertant
[*] Erik Marinovich is a friend of Type. . .
[*] Quire Sans Jim Ford Monotype
[*] Font-A-Holic!
. . . and more!

Erik Marinovich is a friend of Type. . .

Fonts, type and calligraphy

Created in 2012 ... it goes without saying... Drawn, and Photographed by Erik Marinovich ... wonderful brush lettering and photography
      The "Friends of Type" are responsible for creating this huge repository of excellent art, typography and hand lettering . . . 'friends' are Aaron Carámbula—Carámbula, Erik Marinovich, Dennis Payongayong and Jason Wong
20th annual type and lettering fonts fest Full story : Friends Of Type
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Font-A-Holic!

Fonts, type and calligraphy

Melissa Kamerer hosts the Font-A-Holic on her pinterest board, with a nice selection of all kinds of font related stuff.
      everything from whimsical script Fonts to Illustrations and chalkboard fonts.
20th annual type and lettering fonts fest Full story : Font-A-Holic!
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Mastering Typography by Martin Silvertant

Fonts, type and calligraphy

We ran across this quite by accident, and found WOW . . . there really is intelligence on DeviantArt . . .
      By request, I present you a guide to master typography so you can make your text as pleasant to read as possible. Mind you, there is a lot more to typography than this but I hope to shed light on more of that in future articles. With this guide I guarantee you will be able to make tremendous improvements in the readability and aesthetics of your text.
20th annual type and lettering fonts fest Full story : Mastering Typography by Martin Silvertant
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Toronto pulls anti-littering campaign over trademark infringement concerns

Fonts, type and calligraphy

Some big name brands have raised a stink with the City of Toronto over some creative cutting and pasting in a new anti-littering campaign.
      The city is now pulling the campaign because of trademark infringement concerns. The ads, which launched earlier this month, received attention for their humorous use of some very recognizable product packaging. . . . "Littering says a lot about you!"
20th annual type and lettering fonts fest Full story : Susan Krashinsky - MARKETING REPORTER -- The Globe and Mail
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Quire Sans Jim Ford Monotype

Fonts, type and calligraphy

“My goal was to make a design that might fit in anywhere,” says Jim Ford about his Quire Sans™ typeface. “I wanted it to be highly functional and sexy at the same time.” With one foot comfortably in the realm of oldstyle design and traditional book typography, and the other in evolving electronic media, the Quire Sans family does, indeed, fit in just about anywhere.
      Be sure to check out all 20 styles of this new family. You can also download a free trial version of Quire Sans Regular now! Your font trial will be delivered via SkyFonts™, which you'll be prompted to install if you haven’t already.
20th annual type and lettering fonts fest Full story : Designer Jim Ford ~ Monotype Fonts
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NEXT: Exploring Printing History, Cooper (again), Food and much more . . .

Previously

  1. 20th Annual Fonts Festival : fonts, lettering and typography surf
  2. Fonts, lettering and typography surf TWO
  3. Fonts, lettering and typography surf THREE
  4. Fonts, lettering and typography surf FOUR
  5. Photoshop Fonts, type, lettering effects tutorials Madness
  6. 20 Years of Fonts Fest Surfs : Free Poster
  7. ... and The Surf Continues

And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

      Editor/Publisher : DTG Magazine
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      Published online since 1988

 


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