This Just In
MDS Best Sellers
Subscribe to How
HOW Blog Feeds
HOW July 2011
Designer dad Rob Kimmel offers 7 games to kick-start any kid’s imagination and learning process with creative play.
Typographic Hell. It’s not a pleasant place to be. Some of us are headed there, and we’re making others suffer along the way. But fear not: Redemption is here. In the July Issue of HOW, designer and typography junkie Jim …
From websites to books to conferences, a noted type expert and educator, Dr. Shelley Gruendler, reveals her favorite resources to transform you from typography novice to pro.
It’s tough to miss all the letters and numbers showing up in housewares, fashion and accessory design. Display your love of type by wearing it, working it and showing it off. If you loved all the type products featured in HOW’s July 2011 issue, here are 38 more typographic goods to add a little letter to your life.
Type designers are comfortable with the potential and practical use of OpenType features while many graphic designers are still hesitant to use them. Expert Martin Wenzel unlocks the secret life of OpenType Features.
Yulia Brodskaya refers to her innovative artwork as “papergraphic.” She uses thin strips of paper to create intricate illustrations full of fluid lines and decorative curls and swirls.
Discover new fonts to try, must-read blogs and books, tips for setting type, font-inspired products to buy and inspiring designers to add to your must-watch list. Plus, check out the winners of the first annual Color in Design Awards for more design inspiration and the Type Foundry Index.
What started out as a creative outlet, has turned into a hot spot for handmade type inspiration. Get inspired by the self-proclaimed type nerds and designers behind FriendsOfType.com. They built a creative venture around their mutual passion: Type.
HOW’s technology columnist looks at five online services that let web designers use high-quality fonts beyond Arial, Times and Verdana. Find out which of these new tools is right for your web projects.