Category Archives: Fontography

Learn how Pixar® uses Universal Type Server® to make its award-winning animated feature films

I watched this webcast and recommend it. It has a lot of interesting background information about Pixar and the creative process there. The background information sets the stage for the not long enough portion of the webinar that discusses fonts. Fonts are discussed in their creative aspects, but also in the management and compliance aspects also. An enjoyable webcast. Wish… Read more »

Mac Power Users Podcast: Typography with Ina Saltz

The Mac Power Users Podcast is one of my favorite podcasts. It’s what I listen to in the car as I race around in-between appointments. I don’t have a lot of spare time to spend keeping current during the rest of my day, and this podcast helps make sure that my Mac support customers consider me a “Power User.” MacSparky… Read more »

Using Word Cloud Graphics for Branding

A Word Cloud is a visual representation of some text as a bunch of words based on a weight associated to each word. Typically, the frequency (keyword density) of the words in the page is used as the weight even though some other metric might be used. There are a number of online free word cloud generators that uses word… Read more »

The next meeting of the Cleveland InDesign User Group is scheduled for Tuesday, March 29th.

The next meeting of the Cleveland InDesign User Group is scheduled for Tuesday, March 29th. ========================== Date, time, and location ========================== Tuesday, March 29, 2011 6:30 PM – 8:45 PM Cleveland Institute of Art Gund Building, Room G105 11141 East Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44106 Co-Chapter Representatives, Mari Hulick (Chair, Department of Communication Design at CIA) and April Clark (Adobe Certified… Read more »

Advice for customers who want logos

But don’t know what they want Problogger has some sound advice you can pass on to your customers about designing logos.  While the column is about logos for blogs, it looks and feels like excellent advice for development of any business or organizational logo. In addition to a checklist of common items such as good typography, color schemes that work,… Read more »

P22 Type Foundry offers 50% ONE DAY ONLY!

Posted by markphoto at 8/3/2009 12:59 PM Sorry about the short notice, but I just got the e-mail. For 24 hours starting on Monday, August 3rd, 2009, at 12 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, all P22 fonts will be 50% off! The discount will not be extended nor ever repeated. This sale will be valid on all downloadable fonts from P22,… Read more »

Fonts in Road Signs, PCs and Macs

Posted by Wkiraly at 8/14/2007 8:41 AM I occasionally puruse the Coding Horror Blog about programming and recently came across a fascinating entry regarding fontography for roadsign with a side step into the different strategies of Windows vs Apple in rendering fonts for the screen. The real gem of an article is from the New York Times at href=””>… Read more »