05th May 2015

The Secure Font That Thwarts Snoopers

Sometimes is not design considerations that are the most important criteria in selecting a font – what if it’s privacy? Over the last few years we’ve heard all sorts of...

31st Jan 2015

Choosing a Technology Font

Whether you are coding programs or banging short stories out, the typeface you select to write in is not unimportant. But out there most typefaces are designed with not coders,...

30th Oct 2013

Microsoft Patch Breaks Font

Sometimes the importance of the humble font is rather overlooked.  However this week Microsoft released a security patch which effectively removed many fonts from users computers.  Many of us will...

03rd Mar 2013

An Alternative to Latin

Many web designers, myself included will tend to use the familiar Lorem ipsum text for a placeholder.  In fact I don’t know many designers who don’t use this text when...