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Inspiration: Web Designs with SUPERSIZE Typography

Get inspired with these awesome examples of website designs that incorporate supersize typography in different and creative ways. Read more at Line25.com

“This supersize typography cleverly plays two roles; it introduces the site with an attention grabbing title, while also forming part of the overall website design. You’ll see how most of these sites otherwise have solid colour backgrounds and minimal layouts to allow the text to take focus.”


Inspiration: Website Designs with Serif Typography

Check out these cool website designs featuring serif typography, posted by Line 25!

“Sans-serif text seems to be dominant in the web design industry, despite modern technologies providing a vast library of fonts of all styles. However, when you do find examples of serif font use in web design they are often really beautiful. These sites use classy serif fonts to create stylish and sophisticated designs.”


The science behind fonts (and how they make you feel)

Have a look at this interesting article about choosing the right font and how different fonts affect the readability of text, posted by The Next Web!

“The right font choice along with the absence of sidebars and popups makes everything feel easier and better to read. Your eyes typically move across a page for between 7 to 9 letters before needing to pause to process what you’re reading. As you scan a sentence, no useful visual processing is happening in your brain. Visual processing is completely dependent upon the information taken in when you pause.”

Inspiration: Branding & Custom Lettering

Check out these prime examples of Custom Lettering posted by Abduzeedo.
These beautifully crafted, intricate branding and lettering designs were created by art director and designer, Kevin Cantrell.
“…I have lived in Germany, South Africa, Brazil, New York and Utah. This diverse upbringing has helped me understand brand ethnographic influences. When crafting a brand, I focus on core principles, with an emphasis on typography, to strategically and elegantly communicate a story that resonates with the audience.”

Check out these captivating Branding and Lettering Works here!

Best Twitter Practices for Improving Visibility

Improving visibility is very difficult task to accomplish as a freelance designer. This makes it hard to gain more work and experience. To help out with this, check out this post about improving your visibility on Twitter by Vandelay Design!

“One of the best ways for freelance graphic designers and web developers to gain exposure online is with social media. Twitter is an especially successful avenue simply because it is such a common platform. Freelancers, big and small businesses, non-profit organizations, retailers, individuals – Twitter is full of world-wide activity, across every industry.”

http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/blog-promotion/best-twitter-practices-for-improving-visibility/

7 simple ways to build a buzz around your website

Want to generate more traffic to your site? Check it out these tips on easy ways to build a buzz around your website posted by Web Designer Depot!

“Your website looks slick, your products and services are amazing, and you’ve launched multiple marketing campaigns. So why isn’t your site producing the numbers you need? Getting buzz for your site isn’t always easy—but it’s necessary for your business to thrive. If you’re looking to ignite your audience and get them talking about your website, you need the right strategy. These 7 tips will help get you there.”

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2014/04/7-simple-ways-to-build-a-buzz-around-your-website/

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