Microsoft's fonts for the Web:
- Andale Mono (formerly Monotype.com)
- Arial Black
- Comic Sans MS
- Courier New
- Times New Roman
- Trebuchet MS
- Adobe Minion Web
by Stephen Bucaro
A font is actually a graphic shape, for example
a triangle, which can be used to create a typographic
character. A group of fonts of similar design can
be used to create a typeface. A set of typefaces
in different sizes and weights, created from the
same group of fonts, is a type family. These terms
are often misused, the term "font" being
used to mean a typeface.
|Fonts for Your Website: Is
it Just a Matter of style?
by Francisco Aloy
The choice of font you use at your website can be
affected by so many different elements: personal
taste, style, screen resolution and size, operating
system, monitor age, background and - not last -
readability and ease of use.
Rules on Typography
by Granny's Mettle
Whenever you get projects for designing graphics
for different media materials, there are certain
rules you need to know before venturing to the complexities
and elaborate world of graphic design. One of the
elements considered in graphic design is typography.
This is how you utilize and create your text to
come out with a result that complements your images
and design of the whole media material, whether
it's for print or web.
|Browser "Safe" Fonts
by Shruti Gupta
Fonts make a big difference to the look and experience
of the website. Usage of fonts requires sense of
aesthetics and discretion. We have the liberty to
use any font we want in an image but when we specify
the fonts for the text on a web page, we need to
ensure that we use only 'browser safe" fonts.
Browsers support TrueType fonts and all operating
systems come with sets of standard TrueType fonts
that have been preinstalled.
by Maricon William
In times when you are writing a message in your
computer, have you ever asked yourself the following
questions: How will I convey my message with the
use of my fonts? Do I need several colors? Am I
going to use big, bold, crisp or spaced fonts? Well,
you are not alone in this dilemma. To help you with
it, just read on.
|Bad Web Design: Mistakes With
by Richard Lowe
Even in today's world of Flash animation, animated
GIFs, sound files, VRML and other dazzling special
effects, the basic reason why people surf the web
is to read. Yes, the pictures are great, and yes
the animations are wonderful, but what people really
care about is what you've got to say.
by Maricon Williams
Kenn Munk, the author of Alternate Fonts and My
type of hood, a native of Frederiksbjerg, Denmark,
divulged that type designs are best described as
systems or puzzles for the graphic designer to work
out. These puzzles have endless solutions,
but you have to struggle with the fonts to get them
|Top Ten Fonts for Website
by Michael Turner
The top ten fonts for website design might change
in order, but for the most part the fonts that make
up this list stay the same due to their popularity.
In general, the top ten list includes Arial, Frutiger,
Futura, Gills Sans, Helvetica, Lucida, Optima, Palatino,
Agfa Rotis, and Univers.
can I use on my website? What if I want to use others?
by Dianne Reuby
If you've done any word processing or desk-top publishing,
you'll be used to using all sorts of fancy fonts
- for headlines, logos, and banners. For your web
pages, you'll have to do things differently.