The third and final style tile, this one is a departure from the rest with a much more colorful, warm feel. I’m using another Google Webfonts Project font called Contrail One. This is a much softer palette but one which could lend itself well to more playful patterns.
Here’s the second tile I’ve done recently – I think this one might be the winner. I’m loving how soft and slightly retro everything is with this. I’m not 100% on the font, but only because I so love Helvetica. Open Sans is part of the Google Webfonts Project and looks great on mobile devices [...]
This is the first style tile I did for my upcoming redesign – it’s a much darker theme with Helvetica and bold lines. The colors are much bolder, darker, and classic than other styles I’m working on. I’m also sketching out some interesting business cards that will be in the style of a boarding pass [...]
I’m working on a total rebrand – business cards, paper systems, web, etc. I’m working on Style Tiles right now (I’ll post them soon) but have put together some inspiration boards. I’m trying for a retro jetset theme that incorporates a feeling of the midcentury modern style of air travel. I think this era and [...]
Titlt! for Firefox shows DOM inspection in 3-D models. http://blog.mozilla.com/tilt/ Dragonfly for Opera has color pickers with full palette creation off of images. Dragonfly also has powerful JS step-through tools for fine tuning JS dev. IE10 will have full support for older versions (when Dev Tools is installed) with no need for VMs. New debug [...]
So Chris made these two all pretty-like! It might be cliched, but I’m a huge fan of Helvetica (can’t you tell?), and I plan on using modern fonts in addition to the bug. Evenly spacing the letterforms in the name helps block out the design. Chris threw in some color after looking at the black-and-white [...]