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I hate Comic Sans Font | dafont.com

I hate Comic Sans Font | dafont.com | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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Resources to feed my ever growing addiction to delicious fonts, pretty images & graphic design - also CREATIVE COMMONS goodies!
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Tutorial: A Simple Way to Add a Watermark to Your Images Without Ruining Them

Tutorial: A Simple Way to Add a Watermark to Your Images Without Ruining Them | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Watermarks are a controversial topic. Many believe they ruin your images, and are so easily removed that there's no point in adding one. Others see it as a
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I've not Watermarked my photos & designs with great regularity, this is an interesting thought!

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The Timeless Beauty Of Studio Ghibli's Movies

There are so many things to love about the movies of Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli, but the one I've always admired the most is the worlds they take place in.
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Just lush & gorgeous!

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What Those New Instagram Editing Tools Actually Do (With Pictures)

What Those New Instagram Editing Tools Actually Do (With Pictures) | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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"Earlier this week, Instagram introduced a new set of creative tools to help you edit your photos even further. These include options to adjust the brightness, contrast, warmth and several other qualities of your pictures."


-- I really don't do Instagram - I know, shocker. But I do like to keep up on these things!

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The Leading Source Of Free Stock Photos - freeimages

The Leading Source Of Free Stock Photos - freeimages | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
stock photography community - browse our huge gallery for high quality stock photos or share yours with others.
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"This fabulous site has a library of almost 400,000 images covering every topic, and is probably the best place after FLICKR to start your search for free images.This site has a more complex image licence agreement than some of the competition, though, so read that carefully before you start."


Part of Getty Images

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Prototypo Will Let Anyone Design Original Fonts

Prototypo Will Let Anyone Design Original Fonts | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
A new open-source, online typeface editor wants to streamline how we design fonts, a process that is otherwise typically tedious and repetitive.
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$25 bucks a year and you're a font inventor!

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The Getty Adds Another 77,000 Images to its Open Content Archive

The Getty Adds Another 77,000 Images to its Open Content Archive | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it


Last summer we told you that the J. Paul Getty Museum launched its Open Content Program by taking 4600 high-resolution images from the Getty collections, putting them into the public domain, and making them freely available in digital format. We also made it clear -- there would be more to come.


Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Thank you @GettyMuseum! I <3 Me some FREE Public domain images! 

USE THIS ATTRIBUTION!

Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program

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Sue Alexander's curator insight, April 27, 3:40 PM
More open content, more high-res? I'm in Art teacher heaven!
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Butterick’s Practical Typography

Butterick’s Practical Typography | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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A crash course in everything font-related. Lean about kerning, spacing, formatting, and more.

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Twitter Now Rolling Out Its Facebook-Like Profile Redesign

Twitter Now Rolling Out Its Facebook-Like Profile Redesign | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Starting today, Twitter is gradually rolling out a major redesign of user profiles.
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Back to the drawing board! Just when I got my Twitter header updated & my school's Twitter nicely jazzed up!...Whammy!


NEW Look will be 1500x500 pixels. I hope PicMonkey gets on this with a new template design!

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Quote Generator - Make Your Own Unique Quote - Behappy.me

Quote Generator - Make Your Own Unique Quote - Behappy.me | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Design your own t-shirt, poster, greeting card, framed print or canvas. Choose your quote, font and color.

Via Luísa Lima
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For the graphically challenged or when you just want some thing good looking & easy (and who doesn't like THAT!?) Try this cool site!

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Floodfonts Freefonts - Hammerhead

Floodfonts Freefonts - Hammerhead | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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Similar to Lumos the Harry Potter font this blackletter-lookalike Hammerhead font by @Floodfonts is now available as free #OpenType download. Cool-BEANS! via @belipe

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How to Choose the Best Colors for Your Presentations

How to Choose the Best Colors for Your Presentations | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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Great ideas here! I also love Colour Lovers to find great, already organized colour palette's!

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, March 19, 12:17 AM

Selecting color schemes is not limited to presentations. How about your signage and bulletin boards in the library or digital flyers and posters used to advertise and promote the library programs and resources. Even your website may be spiffied up a bit with a new color selection. 

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Lustworthy Fonts Made of Win | The Daring Librarian

Lustworthy Fonts Made of Win | The Daring Librarian | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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I can't stay away from my Font Addiction - Join me for Lustworthy sexy fonts & a few blogging tips!

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Creative Review -Advert, Design, & Visual Culture

Creative Review -Advert, Design, & Visual Culture | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
homepage
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Inspirational and Super Nice to look at! IE: Visual Pr0n!

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Paula Silva's comment, March 3, 10:43 PM
Will you check this scoop? Thank you so much. http://sco.lt/5okJ17
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Flickr Tweaks Its Photo Page... Again, Gets Relatively Positive Feedback

Flickr Tweaks Its Photo Page... Again, Gets Relatively Positive Feedback | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
In the ongoing effort to reach a happy medium between beauty and functionality, Flickr is yet again tweaking the layout of its photo pages. A number of use
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Here we go again!

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Use Any Font in PicMonkey| Custom Fonts |PicMonkey Blog

Use Any Font in PicMonkey| Custom Fonts |PicMonkey Blog | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Now you can access and use custom fonts or any font on your computer while you're creating images and photo editing with PicMonkey. Totes awesome, right?
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I was told this was coming - and now it's HERE!!!!

This is HUGE Design NEWS!


Yous, Mine, & OURS! Even my Nutraface font!


PLUS they've added a Recent Tab! Which means you that you can EDIT the last 10 projects!!!!

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, June 14, 10:46 AM
Great news for font lovers.
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openphoto.net

openphoto.net | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
curated gallery of free stock photos
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"It first appeared back in 1998, and so it's no surprise that Openphoto has now built up a solid collection of stock photos. They're neatly arranged into well-chosen categories, and clicking any of these leads on to a thumbnail gallery of related shots."

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Moju APP Lets You Create & Share Gif-like Animated Photos [iOS]

Moju APP Lets You Create & Share Gif-like Animated Photos [iOS] | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Vine was the app that made really short videos popular and Instagram soon launched a similar feature to compete with it. Between apps like Vine and Instagr
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Making Gifs used to be so hard - I was always too lazy to do it myself when you could almost find any Gif you want out there already. But this APP sounds pretty cool! Why not try & let me know if it's really easy! LOL

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Free Technology for Teachers: Wellcome Images Releases 100,000 Images Under Creative Commons Licensing

Free Technology for Teachers: Wellcome Images Releases 100,000 Images Under Creative Commons Licensing | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it

"The Wellcome Library recently made more than100,000 drawings, photographs, paintings, and advertisements available to the world under Creative Commons licensing. The images available through the Wellcome Images library are primarily of a historic nature. You can browse the galleries or search for images by keyword."


Via Mary Clark
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First the Getty Museum and now this! It's raining CC photo images!

No excuse kiddos for just going to Google image search!  W00t!

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Marco Bertolini's curator insight, February 9, 2:34 AM

100.000 free images released by Wellcome Images !  A treasure for educators and visual thinkers alike !

Louis Levy's curator insight, February 9, 5:05 AM

Intéressante ressource.

Jeannie Proulx-Gignac's curator insight, February 9, 10:50 AM

Une excellente initiative! Très utiles comme supports visuels en histoire!

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WhatTheFont! « MyFonts

WhatTheFont! « MyFonts | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Welcome to MyFonts, the #1 place to download great @font-face webfonts and desktop fonts: classics (Baskerville, Futura, Garamond) alongside hot new fonts (Microbrew, Pinto, Modum).
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See a font & wonder what it is? Use this site!

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Google Fonts

Google Fonts | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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Did you know that Google now has a slew full of lustworthy fonts!? Yeah, they're pretty epic! Thanks @BridgetLCM!

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Artist's Tranquil GIFs Will Calm and Mesmerize You

Artist's Tranquil GIFs Will Calm and Mesmerize You | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Sometimes you can find tranquility online where we'd least expect it -- in this case, it's with GIFs.
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Gifs have come a long way since the digging Under Construction man!

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10 free tools for creating infographics | Infographic | Creative Bloq

10 free tools for creating infographics | Infographic | Creative Bloq | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
For all the importance we place on text, it's an indisputable fact that images are processed in the brain faster than words. Hence the rise and rise of the infographic which, at its best, transforms complex information into graphics that are both easy to grasp and visually appealing. No wonder magazine readers and web visitors love them.
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SWEET!

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Floodfonts Freefonts - Bigfish

Floodfonts Freefonts - Bigfish | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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a 70's Chic chunky fun font!

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5 Easy Tips to Making Out of This World Mini Moo Business Cards | The Daring Librarian

5 Easy Tips to Making Out of This World Mini Moo Business Cards | The Daring Librarian | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
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For your conference going and transparency busting PLN Builting and Super Hero street cred you NEED A BUSINESS CARD! Yup! 

 

And for just $19.99 (but on sale now!) get a cool mini moo card!

 

First time customer? Use the promo code to get an additional 10% off! W00t!

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Daily Infographic | A New Infographic Every Day | Data Visualization, Information Design and Infographics

Daily Infographic | A New Infographic Every Day | Data Visualization, Information Design and Infographics | Font Lust & Graphic Desires | Scoop.it
Daily Infographic delivers new infographics every day. From personal finance to bacon consumption, we're your daily one-stop headquarters for new compelling, data-filled illustrations.
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For those of you INFOGRAPHIC addicted!

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