Category: Resources

5 great font resources

Font sites

A brief collection of quality font sites

When it comes to free fonts on the web, you have so many options that it’s almost not worth Googling – you’ll spend an entire evening wading through add-filled sites that offer little in the way of quality fonts.

Here’s a brief list of some of my favorites that are light on ads, and heavy on quality fonts.

dafont – the king of the hill when it comes to free fonts!
UrbanFonts – nicely organized fonts
Fawnt – small collection, but you’ll find what you’re looking for easily
Fonts2U – large collection of dingbats included in a well organized collection
Fontex – high quality collection of design fonts

Tutorial: Stone-Textured Text

Stone texture tutorial

This simple Photoshop tutorial will help you add a little pop to your text

There are very few tutorials that I come across which I find might actually be useful. Don’t get me wrong, you can learn a lot going through a tutorial even when the end result isn’t very useful in your day-to-day work. This stone textured text tutorial I found at DesignM.ag is one of the few exceptions. In going through the tutorial, I immediately thought of several uses (such as divider pages in long documents. I also loved the flexibility it offers you — you don’t have to follow the tutorial to the letter to get great results.