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FONT LICENSING: THE DMV OF THE DESIGN WORLD

  Font Licensing: The DMV of the Design World Working with fonts is an everyday occurrence for designers. Working with good, new fonts can be tricky. Font websites throw around words like commercial use, personal use, open source - what does it all mean? It’s best to know what these words mean before you use a font. There are a lot of legalities around font usage, so it’s important to be well-informed in the world of fonts. So, we took [...]

By |2019-03-15T06:11:18-04:00January 25th, 2019|

CREATING YOUR OWN CUSTOM FONT: PART 2

CREATING YOUR OWN CUSTOM FONT: PART 2   Now that you’ve gone through the design process of creating your font characters, it’s time to make them fully functioning fonts! There are a few different sources you can use to finalize your fonts…   FONTSELF Fontself is a purchasable software that works seamlessly with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Once you download and install the script, Fontself becomes an extension of Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop (depending on which package you purchase). [...]

By |2019-03-15T06:11:20-04:00September 7th, 2018|

CREATING YOUR OWN CUSTOM FONT: PART 1

CREATING YOUR OWN CUSTOM FONT: PART 1   Ever wonder how designers make custom fonts, or ever dreamed of making your own font? You’ve come to the right place! Our tutorial is in-depth, so we’ve broken it into two separate blogs.   1.START ON PAPER Like any other creative project, it’s always best to generate ideas by starting from scratch with a pencil and a blank sheet of paper. Sketch out different variations of letters, see how letters look next [...]

By |2019-03-15T06:11:20-04:00August 24th, 2018|