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MakersType: A Better Way to Find Fonts Fast

For over five years, I dreamed of creating a website where I and other font designers could distribute our fonts together. About three years ago, I started the first edition of it and called it Indie Fonts. Although the concept was good, the site was very slow (even on AWS), and because it was mostly… Continue Reading ›

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Streaming on Twitch

For those that have no idea what it means to make a font, as well as those that are interested in learning more, I am going to attempt to start streaming on Twitch and Facebook for my next font. If you would like to join me (starting next week) live on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4pm CST, you can help me make a font. I will be answering questions, showing tips, taking suggestions and most likely being awkward and talking about Avatar. For this font, I will only be working on it live on stream, so you can see the whole process and even help name it. If it goes well, we may do more!  Continue Reading ›

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Installing Fonts on Windows 10

The moment I discovered there were fonts that existed outside of what just comes on your computer was an almost spiritual moment for me. At some point when we are more comfortable with one another, I will share with you how I used Papyrus on my wedding invitations, because that was literally the only font… Continue Reading ›

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Fonts Have Feelings, Too

I might be one of the worst at writing descriptions for fonts. For a long time I just didn’t do it, because that felt like actual work, and let’s be honest, I am not about that life. 😉 However, for the last few years Michael has been forcing me to think about it more and… Continue Reading ›

Font Pairing Guide

Font Pairing Guide: 5 Quick Examples of Pairing Script and Standard Fonts

We wanted to offer up some answers for commonly asked questions we get about font pairing into a new series of font pairing guides. Our first tip? Pair script and standard fonts. Script and Standard Scripts are great! But they do tend to be ‘busy’. Try pairing one with another ‘busy’ font and they can… Continue Reading ›