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Fontstand is Netflix for fonts, and it’s amazing.

Fontstand front page. What is Fontstand? Fontstand is a Mac app that lets you try fonts for free and rent them by the month for desktop use for a fraction of their regular price. Typotheque developed this app in collaboration with Andrej Krátky. Conceived by independent…

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Fontstand, a great tool for widening your brand’s font repertoire

While doing another late night trawl through the different foundries and shops we all spend so much time in (us designers anyway) I came across Fontstand. I couldn’t believe it. A great collection of foundries and fonts that you can really try for free, rather…

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Highlights from the 36 Days of Type global design project

Inspiring Type Design – A Rich and Valuable Brand Identity Asset During 36 days of restless creativity, creatives were challenged to design a letter or number each day. The result is a graphic demonstration of how broadly and distinctly we can communicate the letters and…

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Fontstand – a brilliant new way for designers to source their favourite fonts

Fontstand is disrupting the category with a new intuitive system that lets you try typefaces for free then hire on a monthly basis for a fraction of the cost.  Created for Mac OS X the app allows users to test drive fonts from 20 international type foundries…

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Playing at being a brand designer

Have you got the skills? So you think you’ve got what it takes to jump on the tools and bang out a brand identity? Well, here’s a couple of web games to test you production skills.

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Top 30 Veer Custom Typefaces

Following on from David Ansett’s post 25 Killer Custom Typefaces – A Brand Design Asset, who better than a font-house to lead the way with custom typefaces. Veer Ideas devotees have been making their own versions of the Veer logo. There are over 500 custom…

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25 Killer Custom Typefaces – A Brand Design Asset

Building Your Brand’s Visual Properties When creating a corporate image for our clients brands, we focus on building unique brand properties that can be leveraged to become brand assets. A brand’s typeface is one of the visual properties we incorporate into the brand design process,…

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