2016 is new born, just a couple of minutes old and yeah here is the first big deal.
Helz-Design is not shooting rockets into the sky, but has created some really lovely chances for you. Continue reading “Happy 2016 – New Year Discount”
Just mix two or three fonttypes
If you choose your font carefully, you don’t have to add another font. Continue reading “TypoTip: Just two or three types”
Don’t deform a Font!
It should be self-evident! Really, it hurts me, when I sometimes have to watch how some people treat fonts. They tweak them, scale them, drag them, they do any harm to them they can think of. I am pretty sure that the little letters feel hurt, like it hurts me.
Continue reading “TypoTip: Typographical Commandments: Don’t deform a Font”
Sometimes I ask myself: Does my customer really know what I am doing? Ok I also ask myself: what the hell is the craftsman doing, who is fixing my heating or my dishwasher? I don’t get it, I don’t understand it, I haven’t learnt what he is doing. But when he is done I am very happy that everything works properly again.
Continue reading “TypoTip: What’s a Page Layout?”
I am a great fan of typography. I also think, that it is great when you use the corrects typographical characters even in web. Continue reading “WordPress-Tipp: Special Characters”
What does a typographer mean, when he is talking about tagging? Continue reading “TypoTip: Tagging”
An Accent is a special symbol right above the letter. It is used to emphasis the letter in a certain way, usually how to pronounce it. The origin of the word accent is Latin: accentus = emphasis. Continue reading “Accent”
This is not the ultimate guide to do an e-book. I am pretty sure that there are more than just one method. And although I am now able to create e-books for e-book-readers I still prefer those lovely old-fashioned books which have been printed and which you can take in our hands, feel the paper, smell the paper and which or better who will develop their own character during the years.
Can you make an E-book?
To tell you the whole story from the scratch. In July a friend asked me if I am able to do an e-book. Sure, I can do an e-book. By that moment I was thinking of good old pdf-file. Those files we all have in hundreds on our sites to provide information to our friends, fans or customers. Same procedure, than for sending a book to the printing office. You just have to use another preset, lower resolution etc. Nothing complicated.
I really thought that the new customer just wanted a pdf-e-book. Ok, I placed my quota, which was accepted happily. I got the script as an openoffice-file. I got some pictures and the email-address of the customer. Continue reading “How to do an E-Book”
Curly Bracket or Accolade
In the USA curly brackets are also called braces. Continue reading “Curly Bracket – Accolade”