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openbox9’s 9 Favorite Free Fonts

Finding good free fonts

John Baskerville and his elegant M

Typography IS important

It was only three years ago that I learned that typography is (if not the most vital part to) publication design. My professor sat the class down, gave us oversized …

Crane pulling a load with quotation marks

Tips for Better Pull Quotes

An often overlooked yet powerful tool in the design of publications, annual reports, brochures, online articles, or blog posts is the humble pull quote. When done thoughtfully and strategically, pull …

Mind the Gap

Whether you’re designing a website, planning an event, running a nonprofit (or anything else for that matter) there always seems to be a gap between what you see in your …

grecian woman

Font Fashion: Trajan

We’ve reached the end of our month-long font fashion exploration. What better font to close us out than the epic Trajan? I feel that we should probably make a movie about it… but on second thought- that would probably be a bit too cliché.

scary clown - less scary than this font

Font Fashion: Comic Sans

Today we image what Comic Sans would look like if it were wearable.

gothic woman with short haircut

Font Fashion: Trade Gothic

Trade Gothic is up next in our “if fonts were clothing” series.

queen of egypt

Font Fashion: Papyrus

If you’re just tuning in this month we’ve written a series of posts entitled: if fonts were clothing. We’ve been exploring this idea through much laughter and grimacing. We’re proud to present this week’s font: Papyrus.

soft woman

Font Fashion: Mrs. Eaves

As we continue our month long study of fonts and fashion… presenting the always classy Mrs. Eaves.

Women in professional attire with pointed shoulders

Font Fashion: Futura

This week we bring you the future: Futura. Is it how you always imagined it would be?

harsh woman

Font Fashion: ITC Machine

It’s that time again for our second post of Font Fashion week two: ITC Machine. Is there an end in sight? Who knows? This may be so fun we may never stop.

Woman in severe gray suit with glack gloves

Font Fashion: Didot

Week two of Font Fashion month is here. This week’s first entry: Didot.

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