The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a larger-than-life illustration of “when bad italics happen to good fonts.” This Leaning Tower Phenomenon, if you will, often occurs as a byproduct of good people who just don’t know any better. Read on to make sure you’re not committing this typographical sin.
Hand drawn fonts are all the rage right now, and I love it. In a digital age where everything is shiny and technical and precisely perfect, it is nice to be reminded of the freedom, the quirkiness, the imperfect humanity of the handmade.
If you’re around a graphic designer for any length of time, you may notice them using the word “typeface”. Smart guy (or gal) that you are, you eventually figure out that’s just another word for “font”. Oh, but you’re wrong. (Or are you?)