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Slash (punctuation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2012 May 8, 5:36

Wikipedia’s alternate names for the slash include stroke, solidus, and separatrix.

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Google Code Blog: Introducing the Google Font API & Google Font Directory

2010 May 19, 1:56Google offers up a directory of fonts available for use in your css.PermalinkCommentsgoogle font technical css typography

Microsoft throws its weight behind Web Open Font format

2010 Apr 21, 6:48"The Web Open Font Format, already backed by Mozilla and many type foundries was accepted by the World Wide Web Consortium yesterday, marking the first stage in its standardization. The submission included a surprising new sponsor: Microsoft."PermalinkCommentsfont microsoft web internet typography arstechnica browser technical

Revised Font Stack | A Way Back

2010 Feb 5, 8:00Font stats on Mac and PC respectively.PermalinkCommentsfont statistics html css web design typography via:kris.kowal

50 First-class & New Downloadable Fonts For Professional Designs » DevSnippets

2010 Jan 19, 1:49Fonts are back in! "In this collection, we’d like to present an overview of 50 of the best Free, New and High-quality Modern, Handwritten, grunge, Cartoon style fonts for clean and professional designs in 2009."PermalinkCommentsfont typography text download design free

BustedTees - Helvetica

2010 Jan 11, 2:30A t-shirt that says 'Helvetica'. Set in Comic Sans.PermalinkCommentshumor tshirt font typography wishlist gift

shop.simplebits.com — Ampersandwich Tee

2009 Dec 2, 3:07
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Inspirations typographiques françaises | Pixiome : nouvelles inspirations et tendances.

2009 Nov 23, 1:21"Je vous propose aujourd’hui de découvrir le travail de StarType, un ex typographe qui a connu le temps du plomb et travaillé dans de nombreuses imprimeries pour évoluer et devenir graphiste par la suite."PermalinkCommentstypography advertising font french design history

It's 1975 And This Man Is About To Show You The Future

2009 Nov 9, 11:26Awesome tital and design.PermalinkCommentsart design technology ibm future typography retro vintage internet via:ethan_t_hein presentation

Ironic Sans: Quiz: So you think you can tell Arial from Helvetica?

2009 Oct 5, 9:51"What if the logos we’re used to seeing in Helvetica were redone in Arial? Would you even notice if the next time you saw the American Airlines logo it was redone in Arial?" Quiz of 20 logos presented in their original Helvetica along side Arial and you must determine which is which. I got them correct but only due to the Arial and Helvetica overlay poster from last week.PermalinkCommentstypography helvetica arial blog quiz logo font

the ragbag - arial & helvetica on friday, i hosted a screening...

2009 Sep 27, 2:28Poster demonstrating example differences between Arial and Helvetica. Love the end line: "my buddies [said] ... “a documentary about a font is as interesting as it sounds.” i could not agree more."PermalinkCommentsvisualization font design helvetica typography arial poster

quotes / citations - a set on Flickr

2009 Aug 25, 7:40Famous quotes as posters. Some are NSFW
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Dive Into HTML 5 by Mark Pilgrim with illustrations from the Public Domain

2009 Aug 21, 3:26"Dive Into HTML 5 seeks to elaborate on a hand-picked Selection of features from the HTML 5 specification and other fine Standards. I shall publish Drafts periodically, as time permits." Lovely design.PermalinkCommentsvia:waxy reference programming howto design html5 typography mark-pilgrim html web development technical

fontplore // an interactive application designed for searching and exploring font databases

2009 Jul 31, 6:09An interactive touchable table to help you browse and select fonts.PermalinkCommentsart visualization design font typography surface table touchscreen video

Bringing Web Fonts Closer | Kernest

2009 Jul 23, 3:23Web fonts plus appropriate style sheets for embedding.PermalinkCommentscss font typography free web design technical

New Dollar Sign Proposed by Congress to Reflect Economic Conditions | Typophile

2009 Apr 1, 9:32'To help stem the downward spiral of the United States economy Congress has proposed a new dollar symbol. "Updating fonts on the world's computers and devices would be a huge economic stimulus" said one representative after a late night session of the newly formed House Subcommittee - Font Economic Stimulus Technology Relief (FESTR). "The dollar is a shadow of its former self and the new design reflects this."'PermalinkCommentsart design humor font dollar-sign typography government economics

MyFonts Blog - Blog Archive - Introducing WhatTheFont for iPhone!

2009 Feb 11, 10:05"With the iPhone version of WhatTheFont you can use the phone's built-in camera to photograph the text in question (or choose an existing image from your photo albums)... After confirming which characters are used in the image, the app provides a list of possible matching fonts."PermalinkCommentsfont iphone camera typography

Noisy Decent Graphics: All the ephemera that's fit to print *

2009 Jan 15, 9:41"Russell and I thought it would be interesting to take some stuff from the internet and print it in a newspaper format. Words as well as pictures. Like a Daily Me, but slower. When we discovered that most newspaper printers will let you do a short run on their press (this was exactly the same spec as the News Of The World) we decided to have some fun."PermalinkCommentsblog internet design art newspaper typography print publishing via:mattb

The (Mostly) True Story of Helvetica and the New York City Subway: Voice: AIGA Journal of Design: Writing: AIGA

2008 Nov 22, 6:01"There is a commonly held belief that Helvetica is the signage typeface of the New York City subway system, a belief reinforced by Helvetica, Gary Hustwit's popular 2007 documentary about the typeface. But it is not true - or rather, it is only somewhat true"PermalinkCommentsvia:swannman nyc subway history font typography sign helvetica

Microsoft Typography - Font embedding for the Web

2008 May 9, 9:31"In 1997, we released the preview version of Microsoft Web Embedding Fonts Tool (WEFT), which allows you to create font objects that can be linked to your Web pages."PermalinkCommentsmicrosoft msdn font web webdesign text
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