A free font based on the historical eye charts and optotypes used by opticians world wide.via
Typography is a world fascinating me in the last 6/7 years. This Sans Forgetica project is another example of this ‘magic’ at work.
How else would you define a “font designed using the principles of cognitive psychology to help you to better remember your study notes.” ???
OK, I know … today’s Easter Monday and the sun shines and the weather is fantastic (at least here). Perfect day for going out and have a wonderful offline time. But if you’re not in such position – or mood – and want to relax at home reading something, here are my ‘classic’ five link list of posts worth a mention…
- IBM’s Quest To Design The “New Helvetica”
- Why IBM Created Its Own Typeface After A Century Without One
- Researchers can determine what smartphone a photo was taken on by analyzing it
- Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression.
- Firefox is on a slippery slope
As opposed to the common belief that creativity is a talent, I think creativity is a skill. And the more you practice it, the more creative you are.
Insightful quote from the 100 Days of Lettering
- Is the Silicon Valley Dynasty Coming to an End?
- 6 Rules To Live By When You Work In An Office But Have Remote Team Members
- Your Body Text Is Too Small – why website body text should be bigger, and ways to optimize it;
- How to not suck at design, a 5 minute guide for the non-designer.
- A Beautifully Illustrated Glossary Of Typographic Terms You Should Know
- DKNG’s Dan Kuhlken and Nathan Goldman: Why Staying Small is the Goal
- 2016 in Social Media
- Electron is Flash for the desktop – at last someone says it out loud!
- For programmers, the ultimate office perk is avoiding the office entirely
On 31 March, 2017, Gilbert Baker the creator of the iconic Rainbow Flag sadly passed away. Mr. Baker was both an LGBTQ activist and artist, and was known for helping friends create banners for protests and marches. To honor the memory of Gilbert Baker, NewFest and NYC Pride partnered with Fontself to create a free font inspired by the design language of the iconic Rainbow Flag, the font was named ‘Gilbert’ after Mr. Baker.