Finding fresh fonts—an endless effort
If you’re a designer and you’re reading this blog, chances are you love typography and fresh new fonts. If you’re like me, you call out fonts you like and dislike in everyday use for your loved ones (They love this, trust me… just ask my wife). You bookmark good “new free fonts” lists. You hoard way too many on your hard drive.
Most designers are also always looking for cool new fonts, and experimenting with font pairs for both professional and personal projects. There’s always that thrill of finding one that’s the perfect expression of what you’re trying to convey in your designs, or discovering a new favorite. Boom.
Find font inspiration with our Fontspiration App
Created by the font geeks at Extensis, the Fontspiration app offers fellow type geeks everywhere the ability to create and share custom designs using hundreds of Google Fonts and dozens of built-in animations. It’s a great way to find fresh new fonts, experiment, create and share you own fast font creations.
“Inspiration can strike at any time,” notes Jim Kidwell, our esteemed Senior Product Marketing Manager. “Whether you’re standing in line for coffee or at home on the couch, Fontspiration allows you to easily create and share animated typographic masterworks, discover new fonts, and browse creative typographic samples to stay creatively inspired.”
Easy to use, fun to share
Use the app to layer text over photos—or choose any of the included animated themes—enter some text, choose from hundreds of Google Fonts, and customize the type and animation. Then share your images, animated GIFs, or video masterpieces on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Fontspiration also includes a daily dose of creative juice from our live feed, featuring a continuously updated collection of creative typography, font specimens and fonts in use, so you always have fresh fonts and ideas in real-time.
Oh snap—it’s also built into Suitcase Fusion and Universal Type Server
We’re also happy to announce that an intuitive Fontspiration panel is also built in to our popular desktop font management applications, Suitcase Fusion and Universal Type Server, so you can stay inspired right from the applications.
The panels offer a window into the latest, most cutting edge typography and vintage design gems by hand-picked artists from all over the world to help you get started and inspired.
Get ready, get inspired, go.
Download Fontspiration for iPhone for free from the App Store and start fonting. With the holidays just around the corner, it’s perfect for creating and sending your own custom e-messages, be they wacky, creative or just for fun.
Tag your creation with #fontspiration and we might just feature you on the Extensis blog and other sites. And don’t forget to share your font creations on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest using #fontspiration.
For more information about the Fontspriation app, visit extensis.com/fontspiration.
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