Introduction to Icon Fonts

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Remember the awesome dingbats of the early 2000s? In the last decade, they have evolved into sophisticated font sets now known as icon fonts or symbol fonts. Icon fonts are great to use for lots of projects, from social media icons to arrows and symbols, all you need is a bit of CSS.

In this part 3 of our web typography series, we detail what icon fonts are, why you should use them, best use examples, and tips for implementation in your own design and development projects. Don’t forget to also check out A beginner’s guide to using Google Fonts and Top 6 tips for choosing fonts for your website.

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A beginner’s guide to using Google Fonts

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In this part 2 of our web typography series, we profile why Google is all over web design, what Google Fonts are, how to use them and our favourite Google Font combinations. Don’t forget to also check out Top 6 tips for choosing fonts for your website and Introduction to Icon Fonts.

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How to choose fonts for your website – top 6 tips

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One of our most asked question is - how do I choose a typeface for my web design work? Unfortunately, there’s not a standard recipe for perfect typography, because it’s all about finding the right fit for the occasion. Rather than make text legible, we need to make it scrumptiously readable.

This is part 1 of our web typography series, we detail the perfect recipe for creating web typography from hierarchy to white space and tell you what happens when good typography goes bad.

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Web design guidelines for color blind users

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For most designers, designing for colour blind users is not even something that is on their radar. So you will be surprised to learn that about 8% of the world's population are actually colourblind. In this article we’ll share with you a few guidelines for designing for the colour blind and how you can implement it into your current design workflow.

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Best color tools for web designers

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Ever found yourself completely uninspired when it comes to picking a new colour palette for a design? Yeah, we have all been there at one point or another I'm sure. So what can be done about it? Luckily there are several tools are resources on the web that can help you with that.

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