Boil the Lobster Font

Boil the Lobster Font

I swear to god, I loved this font in early 2013 and now it is everywhere and I want it to die. The Lobster font is/was wicked cute. It’s got personality. It’s friendly. It reminds me of Pinterest. But that’s the thing about fonts – their...
Finding Fonts & Passing Them On

Finding Fonts & Passing Them On

Sometimes (okay, lots of times) you may find that you need something beyond the default fonts loaded onto your computer. None of these. But other solid, free for commercial use fonts can add the right flavor to your evaluation reports and presentations. My favorite...
The Font of Truth

The Font of Truth

No, not the fountain of youth. The font of truth. Wait, could there actually be a font that communicates truth? This little experiment explains that, yeah dudes, that might be the case. Back in July, Errol Morris conducted an experiment. He wrote, as usual, a column...
Solving Font Substitutions

Solving Font Substitutions

Ever start your eval presentation, peek behind you at the screen, and notice it doesn’t look anything like what you designed back in your office? Or open a report from an email attachment and wonder how your colleague PDFd it looking that way? The issue is...
Worst Font Contest

Worst Font Contest

Two years ago I ran this tiny contest on my social networking platforms for the worst font ever. Far and away, Comic Sans was the winner. Here are the others that deserved mention, along with the messages they tend to communicate: Jokerman: Also says “Fajitas...

Safe Fonts for Evaluation Reports

Hey peeps, ever get so excited about picking fonts that you try on each one in your dropdown menu for an hour and end up stricken with fear that none of them will work on your client’s computer? I did this just two days ago. And then I pulled out my notes from a...