Layout | Newcastle Festival of Dance Posters

I really like this poster series for the Newcastle Festival of Dance by Amy Rodchester. Polygon blocks were created at varying heights and arranged in a chessboard type pattern and topped by images of dancing feet. The arrangement then was photographed giving a slightly uneven pattern. The black and white photos of old fashioned shoes and the pastel tones give a nice vintage touch to what would otherwise be a very modern poster.

Design Work Life » Amy Rodchester: Newcastle Festival of Dance Posters.

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Typography | Fontshop Font Off

The FontShop is running a font off, where fonts go up head to head to find the most popular. The first round of voting is currently live, go along and cast your vote.

Faceoff: First Four « FontShop Blog.

Typography | Sofia Light free font

You can download the light weight of Sofia free from FontSpring. Sofia is an open round geometric sans serif, sort of like if Futura was crossed with DIN.

Sofia Pro Font Poster

Sofia Pro Font and @Font-Face Webfont by Mostardesign | Fontspring.

Font Squirrel | Free Font Amble by Punchcut

Amble is a nice looking and highly legible font family available to download free. The font is available in light condensed, light, regular, bold weights all with matching italics. Amble is like a slightly more open version of Verdana. My only issue with the font is the slightly strange upper case K.

Amble Sample

Amble Sample

Amble Sample

 

Font Squirrel | Free Font Amble by Punchcut.

Layout | A comprehensive history of type

Good infographic on the history of type design and the anatomy of type through to the number of fonts available and their use on the web.

Below is a small portion of the full infographic. Click to go through the the website to view the full version.

Bold & Justified: The Typographic Universe in One Infographic | The FontFeed.

Typography | Metropolis free font

Metropolis is a great looking art deco display face free to download.

Metropolis free font | Fontfabric™.

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