So Apple cut prices on their iMacs and put a little bit of spec bump into things, but what are you paying for and what are you getting for that money? We've got some of the standout items like Mac minis (get 'em while they're hot) and the usual assortment of slashed price laptops. But what can you get in a refurb iMac for the same price as the new iMac? Let's take a look.
Who expected one of the year's most intriguing games to be about fonts? Type:Rider features an odd premise, being an experiential side-scroller inspired by the history of typography, but it mostly soars due to excellent production values and inventive levels based on the fonts themselves and the processes and techniques around them. As a pair of dots, you'll roll through striking stages that spotlight paths built on the backbone of the fonts themselves.
The debut of a new font may not seem like much cause for celebration these days, but when the company is Adobe and the font in question marks the first time they've released an open source type family, we're inclined to pay attention.
All we need to say can be summed up in the words Superpig Speaker Docking System. After that, all these other deals are gravy on top of our favorite deal we've ever offered. I mean, just look at that adorable thing. Impulse buys like these you never regret.
Our firm is getting more and more demand for magazine design projects. My wife is a graphic designer and does all of the design and layout in Adobe InDesign on her two Macs running Snow Leopard. However, when I try to open the InDesign files on my new Mac running Lion, I get prompted for “Missing Fonts.” How can I get a printout of the fonts installed on my Mac, and how can I install the missing fonts that are present in Mac OS X Snow Leopard, but not in Lion? The font in question is Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk.
Words on the screen are there to display important information, from your film’s title, to a new location or even a list of credits. And given that you’re going to insert them throughout your project, they should be as interesting to look at as possible.
Whether you’re creating a document, presentation, or working on a new project in Photoshop, having the right font can add just the right pizazz your project might need. Occasionally, the font you’re looking for just doesn’t exist. And while that might suck, now might be the time to consider creating your own. We’ll show you just how to do this using FontStruct.com, a free online font creation tool, so you'll never be in the dilemma again!
Font managers are strange beasts. Most people never think about them, but for designers and other font geeks, a good manager is key. In short, it’s an app that shows you exactly which fonts are installed on your system, how they are organized, and what they look like. It also lets you activate and deactivate groups of fonts. Font Book is built into OS X, but Fontcase makes browsing your fonts more attractive and intuitive.