OCTOBER Welcome to the 20th Annual Fall Fonts Festival! Discover new fonts, typography, lettering, calligraphy, typographics, logos and all manner of cool stuff ... grab your best and then share your creations with DTG readers and win a prize!
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Pilot your Fonts on Mac

Font Pilot allows users to view their collection of fonts, as well as uninstalled fonts, quickly and easily. Additionally, Font Pilot offers numerous other features, such as the character map, key combo list, and print engine. Version 2.4.3 offers many enhancements to allow for easier and faster application of fonts. September 7, 2009

Photoshop Eye Effects #1

This tutorial was prompted by a Photoshop 911 reader who wanted to know about techniques that would allow the merging of a symbol into a person's eye. We run through several layering techniques -- but also discover that what you want isn't necessarily what you get. September 7, 2009

DTG News September 09

This Month: * 15th Annual Fall Fonts Festival * Let's go Font Surfing... * Fonts for Financials * What's YOUR Type? * Photoshop Eye Effects #1 * Ablati and Artimas Fonts * Practical Typography with Dasha * Most Important Typography Books * SneakPeek for Digital Photography * Thomas says "Goudy" * Logo help * and lots more! September 1, 2009

What's YOUR Type?

I'd like to send you a copy of New Vintage Type, or one of our other selections of fine Typography books just for participating in this year's Fall Fonts Fest. Just send me links to FOUR of your favorite or most successful works of typography! If selected, I'll put a copy of the book in the mail to you right away. (U.S. and Canada subscribers only.)
ALERT Submit Links and Background info here August 25, 2009

Ablati and Artimas Fonts

New from David Bergsland this year is a whole series of wonderfully lyrical new serif fonts -- Opentype Pro with oldstyle figures, Small Caps plus many discretionary ligatures and swashes... ladies and gentlemen, introducing Ablati Oldstyle August 25, 2009

Fonts and Type dressings

the continuing question for the good, bad and ugly in type, fonts and typography! Can you believe the "Bread" font? Will you wear Typography fashions? Let's take a look and explore yet more typographic wonders August 25, 2009

15th Annual Fall Fonts Festival

Fred's back on the path, looking for font, type and typography treasures for this year's Fall Fonts Fest -- and he's finding ten-times as many great resources as before! Here is just the beginning of this year's surf... August 25, 2009

Fonts for Financials

When you're faced with designing text-heavy, number-heavy material, few things make the job easier than choosing the right fonts. Typography experts Hoefler & Frere-Jones provide us with four things to consider when selecting a typographic palette. August 25, 2009

Practical Typography with Dasha

The magic of experimenting in graphic design! Freelance designer Dasha Wagner presents her innovative ideas and interesting solutions. Elegant style and color harmony along with some totally practical typography makes her projects unique. August 24, 2009

What's My Type?

Last year, GeorgeAuthor and Macintosh technical expert George M Engel shared some rants, pet peeves, and favorite type faces -- and why (along with picture samples). You can even download a whimsical font recommended by George. We thought it was fun enough to mention it again August 23, 2009