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Irresistible Free Dingbat Fonts | Part I

March 26, 2011
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Dingbat fonts likely have a long history in typesetting, a history in which I’d love to research in depth. When composing this post I briefly read the wikipedia entry which didn’t fully satisfy my curiosities in regards to the history of dingbats or “printer’s ornaments”. For part 2 of this post, we’ll see if I can […]

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New Free Fonts for Spring 2011

March 19, 2011
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Free fonts are a beautiful thing.  For those with a love of typography, I’ve compiled a list of 25 typeface released in 2011. Some of the font authors have been busy little bees.  There are quite a few by Måns Grebäck of Mawns Typography.  If you like his work, hop on over to his blog and leave a […]

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25 Beautiful Seamless Patterns for Web Design Inspiration

February 2, 2011
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Every now and then one needs a little jump start to get those creative juices flowing when designing a website.   When I’m experiencing a creative block, creative sites that offer free resources, textures and patterns always get me back in the groove again.  I’ve put together this hand picked set of patterns for you, […]

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New Commercial Use Free Fonts from FontSpring

February 1, 2011
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For today’s font fancy we have a nice collection of free commercial use fonts, all of which have an unlimited @Font-Face licence.  Designers who use @Font-Face in their web projects may have an interest in FontSpring’s recent newsletter entry for New Bulletproof @Font-Face syntax. Don’t forget to check out our free fonts section for other […]

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Free Vintage Grunge Textures Patterns & Items Collection 2

January 28, 2011
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Here’s another hand picked list of free vintage grunge textures and patterns, including an additional vintage butterfly broach and Magnifying glass. Enjoy!If you missed it, here’s the link for Collection 1. Antique Ornamental Paper by: Bittbox Vintage and Retro Textures by: ericalw | Terms: Credit and Notify on DA Vintage Wallpaper Stock by: apple-pai | Terms: Credit for […]

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Clipping Masks and Pattern Overlays in Gimp | Tutorial

November 17, 2010
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In this tutorial we discuss clipping masks and pattern overlays using the free and open source – gimp image editing program. Well, I had a hard drive failure on my work desktop over the weekend.  While I’m waiting for a new one. I have migrated to the kitchen computer, which is running Ubuntu Linux.  I figured that it […]

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