Top 3 typography links of the week for you to enjoy over the weekend.
Author Archives: Thomas Rettig
An album review: Variations on Jesus Christ Superstar
A review of Stefano Bollani’s album Piano Variations on Jesus Christ Superstar.
What has happened to V-Fonts.com???
A rather exasperated open letter to Nick Sherman, the owner and curator of v-fonts.com. If you are reading this Mr Sherman, you know what to do.
Rebranding Excercise + Key Takeways
For today’s post, I created a fictional redesign for the tech comapny Widevine, which I randomnly chose from a pool of business websites. Watch the video below to see the new design: Compare this to the original, non-edited website: If you are a bit lazy to find out the differences between the before-and-after of theContinue reading “Rebranding Excercise + Key Takeways”
Learning to make websites in HTML
I am still a beginner at hand-coding wesbites in HTML and CSS. I would like to share with you some demo websites I have created recently in this blog post.
How to use paid fonts for free (legally)
Take advantage of these platforms to use paid fonts for free. By the way, this is 100% legal.
Open–source vs paid: How font choice affects your next project
Have you ever wondered which type of font is better? I weigh in the pros and cons in this comprehensive article.
Using trial fonts to create unexpected results
Trial fonts are often just used as testing fonts, but I took advantage of this inmateriality to create a shocking piece of graphic design.
The Straits Times and friends rebrand
Was this change successful or a disastrous turn for the worse? Here are my views on this major redesign of two widely-read papers here in Singapore.
My Favourite Custom Fonts
Most of the time, custom fonts are just rip-offs of classic typefaces. Here’s a selection of bespoke fonts that really stand out.
Google Fonts Passes the 1000 mark
What an achievement!