Whether you are a professional graphic designer or an amateur web publisher, fonts are an essential part of your work to create better looking products, and it is an essential part of every one that uses computers and Internet because we see it every day in websites, applications, designs, office programs and emails. So what is a font anyway?
A font (also fount) is traditionally defined as a complete character set of a single size and style of a particular typeface. For example, the set of all characters for 9-point Bulmer italic is a font, and the 10-point size would be a separate font, as would the 9 point upright. After the introduction of computer fonts based on fully scalable outlines, a broader definition evolved. Font is no longer size-specific, but still refers to a single style. Bulmer regular, Bulmer italic, Bulmer bold and Bulmer bold italic are four fonts, but one typeface.
In this article I compiled a list of websites to search, browse and download fonts or to buy commercial fonts.
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