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Fantastic Fonts for Book Covers

Typography can make or break a book cover design. The extensive variety of typography on covers is mind-boggling - from conservative serifs to charmingly handwritten typefaces. Book cover typography has never looked so good. If...
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The 10 Best Free Fonts for Architects

From modernist sans serifs to contemporary serif typefaces, make sure your type looks as elegant as your plans with these exceptionally stylish free fonts for architecture portfolios, architect branding and architectural presentations.Did we mention...
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PREMIUM: Restaurant Template Kit

InDesignSkills' new Restaurant Template Kit contains a complete range of agency-standard InDesign templates for restaurants, cafes, bars, hotels and other hospitality businesses. The templates can also be used for dinner events, weddings, festivals and...

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The Best Free Fonts for 2021

New year, new fonts! From curvy retro serifs to perfectly minimal sans serifs, you don’t need to stretch the...
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