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Free fonts for holiday greetings

When choosing fonts for a holiday project, you don’t need to stick to the overused snow-capped letters and frilly scripts. Whether for an invitation, an advertisement, a greeting card, or a holiday letter, there are several ways to add just the right amount of holiday flavor. Simply add a wintry dingbat, or use an English or Celtic-looking font—I found several free fonts at FontSquirrel.com and 1001Fonts.com, and even in the font collection included on my Mac.

Adobe launches cloud services for content creators

Adobe is planning to launch a series of Internet-hosted services, called Creative Cloud, designed for creators of digital content, the company said Monday.

Death of the typographer?

Digital Arts editor Neil Bennett discusses why he can’t look at Eric Gill’s beautiful typefaces without being reminded of the man’s horrific behavior.

App Guide: Fun font apps for iOS

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From identifying fonts to creating them on your mobile device, there are plenty of apps that should appeal to iPhone- and iPad-toting font fans.

IronManic font lives large

IronManic font is a tribute to Marvel Comics' armor-clad high flyer.

What's new in Lion: fonts and text

Among Lion's 250-plus new features are some welcome improvements to the way the OS works with fonts and text, including upgrades to Font Book and TextEdit.

Teatral font, a salute to classic wood type

A modern take on traditional chiseled decoration, Teatral is ideal for headlines, logos, and labels.

PR Viking font channels rowdy Nordic charm

Planning on inviting the horde over for summer-evening poker? Type like a Viking. Send a hearty “hail thee” with font PR Viking.

FontExplorer X Pro 3.0

With FontExplorer X Pro 3.0, Linotype significantly improved an already stellar font management utility.

FontGenius 2.0

Software lets you identify fonts from photos, scans, and screen captures.