What You Can Do with Different Font Weights

If you are a Mac user or Google Fonts user, often you will come across a typeface that offers a variety of font weights. Have you ever thought about what you can do with these different font weights? Today, I would like to show a few examples that illustrate the their usage. If you have other interesting examples of using different font weights in your design, leave a comment below and let me know.

Raleway in Google Fonts offers a variety of font weights from 100 to 900. How can we use these different font weights to our advantage in our design?
Raleway in Google Fonts offers a variety of font weights from 100 to 900. How can we use these different font weights to our advantage in our design?

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What I learned in the Recent ThemeForest Review Process

After multiple soft rejections, my WordPress theme Jordan finally got approved yesterday. It has been a nearly one and a half years since my previous WordPress theme was approved. To me, the recent review process at ThemeForest is even stricter than before, and I would like to share what I have learned in the new theme review process. Hopefully, this can help other authors get their themes approved faster.

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How to Choose A Typeface Wisely

Recently, the typeface of Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s logo really caught my attention. Its lower case letter “a” is so similar to its lower case letter “o”. It reminds of the typefaces Futura and Century Gothic which people sometimes mistakenly use for body text.

The letter "a" and "o" in the logo of Galaxy Note 7 are very similar in terms of shape.
The letter “a” and “o” in the logo of Galaxy Note 7 are very similar in terms of shape.

Typography plays such an important role in visual design that having a good understanding of it can really set your design apart from the crowd. Today I would like to share some insights on choosing appropriate typefaces.

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