Sponsor // A Fresh Face in The Stock Imagery World

Foto Sushi

Foto Sushi, a new player in the stock photo industry, is breathing life into the mundane world of people imagery. The brainchild of seasoned art directors and designers, Foto Sushi was created to help alleviate some of the pain that goes into finding good people images. Designers can choose from about a dozen expressions per model, and each model is shot under consistent lighting schemes so they can be easily grouped together. Each extra-large, high resolution image has been beautifully retouched to save designers time and models are shot in focus to make them easy to clip out. Lastly, Images are never cropped, so designers wont’ be inconvenienced with rebuilding body parts. Licensing agreements are Royalty-free making Foto Sushi hassle-free.

See all the images at Foto Sushi.


Sponsor // Yana Typeface

Yana by Laura Worthington


Classy, calligraphic, and confident. Yana’s classical proportions convey worldly sophistication and experience. Yet unlike more staid classical faces, Yana’s concave terminals and elegantly flared serifs suggest romance, mystery, and a touch of Victorian extravagance.

Designed as a versatile family for everything from text use to headlines and titling, you’ll find yourself using Yana in project after project. Yana is available in regular, bold, and italic variants, and includes two sets of swash capitals — each available in standard sizes and small caps, but also in mid-sized petite caps, ideal for adding beautiful, properly scaled flourishes to the middle or end of wordmarks.

Yana is available through a limited-time promo deal here.




Sponsor // Summer Font Collection

Sans Serif Font

With Mighty Deals Summer font collection you will receive over 30 fonts from 6 different designers! Included are script, brush and modern sans serif fonts, each with a variety of options.  In addition, some fonts include stylistic alternates such as ligatures and swashes. This bundle also features an extended license which allows for personal and commercial use.

Pick up the complete collection here.




Sponsor // Font Collection

blackfat script

The Fonts Collection is an ensemble of 40 fabulous fonts worthy of any design or craft project. With a combination of brush, script and modern typefaces you are sure to find something you love. As always the bundles are PUA encoded so you do not need to worry about buying expensive software to access any extra glyphs that may be available. Included with the price is a full commercial license.

Pick up this collection for 95% off at Font Bundles.




Sponsor // Vintage Fonts

rolla font

Merge the past with the present thanks to this font package. Included are 12 font families, each with a variety of styles and options. In addition, many include bonus graphic elements such as logo templates, badges and even hi-res textures. This bundle also features an extended license which allows for personal and commercial use.

Pick up the complete collection at Mighty Deals.



Sponsor // Pixelo – 30 Script Fonts

Script Fonts

If you’re looking for some fresh script fonts, check out this special offer from Pixelo. Included are 30 scripts to take your designs to a new level. Each font is crafted with love and many include alternate characters. In addition, some of the sets include bonus material such as vectors and ornaments etc. This offer also includes an extended license which grants you the rights to use the fonts in products you plan to sell.

Grab this bundle for only $29 (98% off).



Sponsor // The Hungry JPEG

fetridge font

Fetridge & Outfitter

In recent years script fonts have found a renewed interest. Known for their fluid and varied strokes these digital counterparts draw inspiration from sign painting of the past and present. Since they are based on the gestures of the written word, they can add warmth and personality to a design often making it more approachable.

In today’s post we highlight a series of scripts from our sponsor The Hungry JPEG. Ranging in a variety of styles and weights  the examples below represent just a small fraction of their current catalog.



I Am the Frankenstein Monster!

Ralph Cosentino

Werewolves! vampires! spiders with top hats! These are some of the creatures featured in a new monster picture book series by author, illustrator, and character designer Ralph Cosentino. Inspired by his love for monsters this collection pays homage to the folklore and stories he admired as a kid.

In the first book, readers are invited to rediscover Frankenstein, not as a menacing beast but as a gentle giant with a love for reading and foreign languages. Joining him in his adventures are a chubby bat named Claude and a lovable cat named Bela. Together they explore alternative uses for windmills and learn the finer points of Spanish music and dancing (I suspect the later pays homage to Ralph’s own background as the son of Argentinian flamenco dancers). To help bring the story to life, Ralph employs auditory phrases and expressive typography to encourage parents and children alike to immerse themselves in the experience and pretend to be their favorite characters.

After years of burning the midnight oil, Ralph is ready to bring the series to light (but don’t tell Dracula!).  To secure a copy and earn cool stuff along the way, you can help support his efforts via this Kickstarter campaign.



Sponsor // Fonts.com Desktop Font Subscriptions

fonts.com subscription


Not having the right type for the job can make your design workflow suffer. While licensing a large collection of fonts can mean a major up front investment. We’ve got you covered, though!

Introducing Fonts.com Desktop Font Subscriptions. Access over 9,000 top fonts for just one low monthly price. Our comprehensive library will help you tackle nearly any design project—be it branding, publication, packaging or more!

You’ll unlock the Monotype, Linotype and ITC typeface libraries, which feature signature designs like the Neue Helvetica®, Avenir® Next, and ITC Franklin Gothic™ families—as well popular new releases, including the Metro® Nova and Neue Haas Grotesk™ collections. See how easy and affordable it can be to have complete access to the world’s greatest type.

Get your new subscription FREE for 14 days now!

This post is brought to you by Fonts.com – a leading provider of desktop fonts and Web fonts. With an exhaustive inventory of type related products and subscriptions, Fonts.com can help you get your design work done quickly, easily, and more beautifully.



Sponsor // Squarespace Launches Free Skillshare Class

Skillshare & Squarespace

Squarespace has just released a free online Skillshare class called Creating a Website to Build Your Online Brand. In just one hour, instructor George Denison walks you through creating and maintaining an online presence that’s beautiful and helps you achieve your business goals. Lesson topics include: ways to grow your site over time, best practices for 5 essential site pages and tips for optimizing templates, images, and content.

All makers, creators, entrepreneurs, and small businesses welcome. No prior knowledge or skills are needed. Plus, students are encouraged to share their sites for feedback.

Enroll for free in Creating a Website to Build Your Online Brand.



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