Posts Tagged ‘links’

Bookmarks for March 30th, 2009 – Part 2

Monday March 30th, 2009

These are my links for March 30th, 2009:


Resources, Tips, Tutorials, Designs and other Links for Typography

Thursday February 19th, 2009

Today I’d like to share with you my collection of links about typography.

As usual, feel free to comment the list or to add our own links!

Free Fonts

104 free fonts for web designers and logo artists
104 Free Fonts for Web Designers and Logo Artists
A collection of over 100 Popular, Professional and most importantly Free Downloadable font types.
22 most used free fonts by professional designers
22 Most Used Free Fonts By Professional Designers
A list of 22 Most Used Free Fonts By Professional Designers on the basis of their usability and popularity.
30 free creative fonts hand picked from deviantart
30 free creative fonts hand-picked from DeviantArt
A presentation of free fonts that you may not even seen before.
40 super sleek fonts for clean web
40 Super Sleek Fonts for Clean Web Design
A list of 40 Clean and Beautiful fonts.
50 most extreme free grunge fonts
50 Most Extreme Free Grunge Fonts
50 free grunge fonts that should fit almost any of your grungy typographic needs.
15 awesome free fonts abduzeedo design inspiration and tutorials
15 Awesome Free Fonts
some great fonts form DeviantArt.
100 abstract grunge fonts
100 + free grunge and abstract font
More than 100 free font for your grungy and abstract designs.
10 beautiful and free fonts for web designers
10 Beautiful and free fonts for web designers
A list of some beautiful free fonts you can download and use on your creative projects.
font squirrel
Font Squirrel
Handpicked free fonts for graphic designers with commercial-use licenses.
fontleech the best free fonts on the web
Fontleech favorites
A list of free font sites on the web.

Free and Commercial Fonts

the mesmerizing curves of ampersands
The Mesmerizing Curves of Ampersands
30+ beautifully designed ampersands that not only serves as an “and per se” symbol, but as a mesmerizing design element on its own.
350 designs clean font showcase
Clean font showcase
Some of the best clean fonts the world has to offer.

Typography Designs

50 brilliant typography designs to inspire you
50 Brilliant Typography Designs to Inspire You
A collection of some neat and creative typographic design.
21 inspirational typography artworks from deviantart
21 Inspirational Typography Artworks from DeviantArt
A range of Typography artworks, or Digital art that has been created using Typography in its different forms as the main focus or structure.
from the portfolio candy lettering
From the Portfolio: Candy Lettering
Some examples of vector lettering in a “candy” style.
27 wonderful typographic posters for inspiration
27 Wonderful Typographic Posters For Inspiration
27 conventional and marvelous typographic posters.
striking web sites with font stacks that inspire inspiration bit
Striking Web Sites with Font Stacks that Inspire
26 sites with unconventional Web Typography to draw some inspiration and learn from.

Blogs about Typography

i love typography
i love typography
A blog devoted to typography, type, fonts and typefaces.
A blog about typography featuring news, observations, and open commentary on fonts and typographic design.
daily type
A creative project run by several russian type designers. Day by day, they create original typefaces and post their results along with routine.
notes on type
Notes on Type
A blog about lettering and typography.

Typography Tutorials & Tips

10 web typography rules every designer should know
10 Web Typography Rules Every Designer Should Know
10 easy rules to keep in mind when designing your next web project.
the coolest text effects on the planet photoshop tutorials
The Coolest Text Effects on the Planet
A compilation of the best text effect tutorials on the web for all you text crazes.
create a sleek pressed letter design
Create a Sleek Pressed Letter Design
A tutorial which layout the steps to design pressed lettering so you can use this effect on your next project.
65 smoking photoshop text effect tutorials
65+ Smoking Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials
Various Typography Related Photoshop Tutorials which might help you to get inspire and learn some tips.
what makes a quality font
What Makes a Quality Font
An article about the difference between a ‘professional quality’ font and those of ‘lower grade’ and less quality.
11 essential tips for good print typography
11 Essential Tips for Good Print Typography
11 tips to help you convey information in print the right way.

Other Typography Resources and Links

typography toolbox
Typography Toolbox
Some of the best items about typography that should be bookmarked for future use in your own work.
25 font-tastic type resources for web designers
25 Font-tastic Type Resources for Web Designers
A list of some interesting, eye-opening, and downright useful type resources for the web design world.
50 useful design tools for beautiful web typography
50 Useful Design Tools For Beautiful Web Typography
50 most useful typographic tools, techniques and resources for creating effective and expressive designs.
the typography of code
The Typography of Code
An interesting article about typography in coding.

CSS Resources and tutorials for Web Designers

Wednesday January 28th, 2009

Every web designer has to deal with CSS, day after day. Here are some links and resources found on the web, that should help you to improve your CSS skills.

1 – Flexible CSS Layouts

Keep your most important content near the top of your page at all times

Keeping your content in order of priority with flexible CSS layouts: This article shows you how to use CSS floats to achieve any column layout, while keeping your most important content highest on the page.

2 – CSS Sticky Footer

New CSS Sticky Footer

CSS Sticky Footer Layout: A CSS Sticky Footer method that actually sticks to the bottom of the page.

3 – CSS Image Maps

CSS Image Map

CSS Image Maps: A sample image map that’s built entirely using CSS and XHTML, without any Javascript.

4 – CSS Drop Shadows

CSS Drop Shadow

CSS Drop Shadows: A technique to build flexible CSS drop shadows that can be applied to arbitrary block elements, that can expand as the content of the block changes shape, compatible with most modern browsers and with better results for standards-compliant browsers.

5 – Creating Custom Corners And Borders

Custom Corners Borders

CSS Design: Creating Custom Corners & Borders: How to apply customized borders and corners to liquid CSS layouts

Custom Corners And Borders 2

CSS Design: Creating Custom Corners & Borders Part II: The technique to use patterned or gradient backgrounds

5 – Link Display for Print

Link Display For Print

Improving Link Display for Print: A technique to collect all of the URIs referenced (hrefs and citations) in a specific container within the page (after all, we probably don’t want to grab the navigation, etc.), place the links (minding the duplicates) into an ordered list which can be dropped into an id-ed container of our choosing, and supply each reference with the corresponding footnote number as a superscript.

6 – Customized input elements

Customized Inputs

Fun with forms – customized input elements: How to apply customized backgrounds to HTML forms, while preserving structurally clean markup and accessibility.

7 – Custom bullets

Custom Bullets

CSS tricks for custom bullets: Using the background property for styling links, bulleted lists, and more.

8 – Styled images with caption

Image Caption

Styled images with caption: How do you balance the need for easy update by web editors with the desire to make a site as visually appealing as possible by combining CSS and DOM scripting.

9 – CSS Production Notes

Production Notes

A Message To You, Rudy – CSS Production Notes: A technique that places your page production notes in one convenient place within an XHTML document and uses nothing more than meaningful markup and CSS.

10 – CSS Based Navigation

CSS Based Navigation

CSS Based Navigation: An example of a nice CSS based navigation bar.

11 – CSS Tabs

CSS Tabs

Free CSS Navigation Menu Designs: Some example of simple CSS navigation menus.

12 – CSS Dock Menu

CSS Dock Menu

CSS Dock Menu: A Mac-like CSS dock menu made with Jquery Javascript library, Fisheye component from Interface and some icons

13 – Tree lists

Tree List

Turning Lists into Trees: A technique to display a multi-level unordered list in the form of a tree with lines connecting nodes.


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