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Presenting MakersType’s 2020 lineup of our best Christmas Fonts. These will all work great in your holiday cards, winter graphic design projects, and help give any crafts an instant feeling of happy cheer. Let us know which ones you like and share with us on social media pictures of how you have used them. 1.…… Continue Reading ›

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Working with Ascenders & Descenders This font pairing guide looks to help everyone focus on the space above and below the fonts, known as “line spacing”. We will for sure go over line spacing a few times, so this one is just focused on paying attention to a font’s ascenders & descenders. Specifically we are…… Continue Reading ›

Font Pairing Guide 1

Our Font Pairing Guides are here to help you quickly find a few suggestions of fonts to pair, while at the same time trying to help you understand the reason they might work together, so that in the future you can find pairs on your own. Font families can be a subtle way to accent…… Continue Reading ›

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Personal vs Commercial Use

One of the most common questions we get asked as independent design foundries is “Do I need a license for this use?” Knowing the differences in Personal vs Commercial Use can be tricky at first, but by the end of this article we hope you will have a more clear understanding. Summary Typically, any use…… Continue Reading ›

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Installing Fonts On Windows 10

Installing Fonts on Windows 10 The moment I discovered there were fonts that existed outside of what just comes on your computer was an almost spiritual moment for me. At some point when we are more comfortable with one another, I will share with you how I used Papyrus on my wedding invitations, because that…… Continue Reading ›

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