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To expand on joojaa's answer... Right-Click or CTRL + Click on your text and Create Outlines Then, you want to offset your path Play with your settings I've colored my result in yellow, so you can see the newly created objects Delete the paths that you no longer want For future reference, this site works more as an "I've tried _____ and I'm ...


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Here's what you should do: Scan your work, one glyph per file - from here on the instructions are for each glyph separately. Very important for making fonts - ach glyph is a file of it's own Open them in illustrator and convert your glyph to an svg, either by using live trace or tracing it manually (recommended) Notice that the glyphs must be a ...


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Typeface design evolves, among other things, to match the changing materials on which we write. Chiselled inscriptions on Roman columns required different typefaces to hand-written mediaeval manuscripts; the invention of the printing press required new kinds of typefaces, as did the first dot-matrix printers and "video terminals". A lot of the standard ...


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The easy answer has already been given - that no - it will never ever stop. There are countless reasons given - but there's never a new idea, etc - refer to joojaa's answer. I think we have to consider the right-brain, left-brain duality to this question, however. Someone creative would say no, but someone logical would say yes. As an engineer in the ...


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This is a great question. Sometimes when an outsider enters a new culture they assume everyone looks the same. But as they get to know that culture they find out that each individual in that culture is completely unique. The same is true when it comes to typography. Many people, when they first look at Arial and Helvetica for example, think they are ...


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Yes, experts say around 2043 we'll hit 'peak typeface' and production will drop precariously. Oh, they'll still find deposits of original typeface ideas scattered here and there across the planet, but we can safely assume that for all intents and purposes, that's it. This is all the type we'll ever find. At that point, the graphic design industry will ...


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Ultimately a typeface is a representation of an individual or organization's creative vision for displaying commonly accepted symbols representing written human communication - and there's an almost infinite potential when you include human creativity. And we tend to like to relearn the same lessons our own way - meaning some aspiring designer will recreate ...


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It is not really going to stop (but the reason is not nesseserily design per se). The reason you have many similar different manufacturers of same looking font is same as why you have lots of manufacturers of subtly different nails. Ownership is defined in this case as copyright, so if you wanted a font that is subtly different, you need a entirely new ...


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I would check out Typekit: Script fonts with low contrast I would also check out the medium contrast fonts. Also check out Designmodo article: Script Fonts: Most Popular Typefaces, Best for Webfonts. Note that these fonts can also be used for desktop. Some of the notable script fonts that have even strokes from the article. Thirsty Script Aphrodite Pro ...


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Some background on me, so you can estimate how much or little authority I have: My native language (German) uses diacritics (ÄÖÜäöü) as well as non-diacritical special characters (ß) and is in the process of introducing or rejecting a new special character (ẞ, the capital eszett) right now. I did some research on the diacritical characters myself for the ...



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