Posts tagged “fonts”

Mac Pro-tip: Pressing and + will make the font larger in just about every program you use. (And and will decrease the font size.)

It’s a silly little tip that almost everyone knows. But if you don’t know it, it’s a godsend. (It’s a little depressing to admit that your eyes are getting older, but …)

Photoshop Tutorial – Polaroid Images

Photoshop Tutorial – Polaroid Images

In which I explain how to make digital photos look like old analog ones

So I took a stab at creating a header image. I used that crazy haettenschweiler font. I wanted to use the American Idiot font, but I could only find cheesy imitations and not “the real thing” in my five-minute Google hunt for it. This is actually the first time there’s ever been a header image on — amazing when you consider this site’s been chugging along for over five years now. I just got an email and a gift certificate from dreamhost to congratulate me on my four-year anniversary with them.


If you’re a fan of the weblog Lines & Splines, you’ll enjoy reading Mark Simonson’s articles about fonts and typefaces. link via BrainDan and TheBrad


If you haven’t been there lately, blink your way to He’s redesigned and it’s awesome. Dig the silkscreen dateheaders. Kids, it doesn’t get much groovier than that. The implementation’s the thing, man. Amazing. And since I stole this link from him … Have you seen yet?! Create a t-shirt. People vote. The best

Does anyone have the ESPN font? If you do, send it my way, please. Thanks.

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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