As a designer if you think of the term “Free Fonts” you’ll probably imagine all kinds of garish decorative fonts worthy for use in nothing more than Microsoft Word, but there’s actually a range of high quality fonts by professional designers available free on the web. This post pulls together a mix of font styles that will suit a variety of projects, including serif, sans-serif, slab-serif and a couple of script fonts. Not only are they all free to download, but they can all be used commercially too.
Posts from October, 2011
The Art & Design Inspiration fix pulls together a collection of my favourite graphical images that I’ve come across over the past week to give you a fix of creative inspiration. This week we have designs from Brian Yap, Rich, Leonardo D’Aubeterre, Shebid and Jorge Lawerta.
Need a new set of business cards? Follow this step by step tutorial to create a cool business card design in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll begin creating the vibrant pattern effect, then we’ll lay out the contact information and set up the final print ready file ready for sending off to your chosen print firm.
Like it or not Christmas is getting close, so now would be a good time to think about your Christmas themed design material. Show your appreciation to your clients with personalised cards, or send something special to your friends and family. The kind folks from MOO have kindly arranged a giveaway of a total of 100 Christmas Cards especially for Access All Areas members.
Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a cute vector monster character. We’ll create the character from basic shapes to give a cute and friendly appearance then we’ll bring the character to life with gradient colours and a detailed fur effect.
The Art & Design Inspiration fix pulls together a collection of my favourite graphical images that I’ve come across over the past week to give you a fix of creative inspiration. This week we have designs from Daren Newman, Linzie Hunter, Luca Molnar and André Beato.