Artistry Set in Stone

When I think of creative pros, my mind first wanders to those working in the digital, print, and type realms. Branching out from there I think about illustrators, sculptors, [...]

September 29, 2015 // 2 Comments

Review: FontExplorer X Pro 5

Font management is a fact of life for all creative professionals, and while the technical nuts-and-bolts of the process can be mind-numbingly complex, font management [...]

September 23, 2015 // 4 Comments

Alphabetical Creativity

Is it just me (and it would come as no surprise if it was), or don’t you just love a well-crafted illustrated alphabet? Maybe someday there will be a whole wing of my [...]

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Designing with Lead-ins

There are a number of typographic techniques that can help to draw attention to the content of an article, a book, a web page, or any important text. The use of a lead-in is [...]

September 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Be Creative with Initial Letters

An initial letter is the first character of a sentence that is enlarged, positioned, and styled in a decorative or graphic way. It is commonly used to draw attention to a [...]

August 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

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