In typography, a typeface (also known as font family) is a set of one or more fonts each composed of glyphs that share common design features. Each font of a typeface has a specific weight, style, condensation, width, slant, italicization, ornamentation, and designer or foundry (and formerly size, in metal fonts). For example, "ITC Garamond Bold Condensed Italic" is a different font from "ITC Garamond Condensed Italic" and "ITC Garamond Bold Condensed," but all are fonts within the same typeface, "ITC Garamond." However, ITC Garamond is a different typeface than "Adobe Garamond" or "Monotype Garamond.
Posts about Typefaces
  • Facebook Tweaks Logo

    … and to be taken seriously. Now that we are established, we set out to modernize the logo to make it feel more friendly and approachable. While we explored many directions, ultimately we decided that we only needed an update, and not a full redesign. We worked with Eric Olsen—whose typeface, Klavika, was used in the original logo—and developed a custom…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Top of the Email to Ya – More Navigation Bar Savviness

    …, in connection with your landing page double decker nav bars, and the need to keep things focused. Let’s continue. Using different fonts and typefaces Cusp (Neiman Marcus) uses slashes between its navbar categories. The text in many navbars is uppercase and sans-serif; here it’s the exact opposite. Italic is often harder to read, so this should…

    Jordie Van Rijn/ GetResponse Blogin EMail- 22 readers -
  • What They Don’t Tell You in School About Being an Entrepreneur

    … of school to loaf around and play League of Legends all day. Steve Jobs continued to audit classes for over a year after officially dropping out (he cites a calligraphy class as his inspiration for the beloved Mac typefaces and font spacing), and Gates had been planning his future software company for some time before leaving Harvard. They were…

    Larry Kim/ Search Engine Journal- 4 readers -
  • The BBCC of Conversion Rate Optimization [PART ONE]

    … and highlighting text is done by using different forms of typography. The style and type of font you use on your website can create eye-catching copy that attracts and sustains your audience. Your goal should be to discover which fonts are most appealing to the eye, particularly on the computer screen. Careful selection and planning of typefaces…

    Asher Elran/ Rise to the Top- 13 readers -
  • Fonts & Conversion Optimization: Everything You Need To Know

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    Jeremy Smith/ Marketing Landin Google- 14 readers -
  • How these five ecommerce stores can improve their checkouts

    … experience. Newegg The US electronics store goes completely in the opposite direction to the above. Tiny illegible text everywhere, shades of grey fogging navigation and CTAs and completely mobile unfriendly. Options for PayPal and other quick alternatives are presented at the bottom of the page although they’re not presented later on the payment screen…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Econsultancyin How To's- 3 readers -