As KDE’s Plasma 5 is taking shape, we are seeing more and more goodies every week.
Their new style suite is called Breeze, and some parts of it are already out in the wild — ready and working on KDE 4/Plasma 1. Continue reading “KDE Dancing in the Breeze”
In a time when Firefox OS is growing adolescent, I take the opportunity to introduce you to its default font: Fira Sans. Continue reading “Font of the Week: Fira Sans”
Open Sans is so ubiquitous that you’re not a real designer if you haven’t heard of it. But if you actually aren’t, congrats! Now you know about one of the most versatile fonts of the decade. Continue reading “Font of the Week: Open Sans”
I first discovered Merriweather when The Daily Post revamped their design. Since then, I believe in love at first sight. It’s become my favourite serif font, besides Liberation Serif and Bitter. The best thing about Merriweather is its top-notch readability. It looks gorgeous everywhere from web pages to printed documents. Continue reading “Font of the Week: Merriweather”
There’s this font which has created quite a buzz among the design geeks these days: Oxygen, from (who else?) KDE! Continue reading “Font of the Week: Oxygen”
A classification of any kind usually differs from author to author. This also applies to fonts, which is vaster a field than it might seem to the beginner. Here, I provide a simple categorization of fonts into five major classes. Continue reading “A Simple Classification of Fonts”
I had been looking for a great text editor for a while now — something with intuitive keyboard shortcuts and easy navigation among multiple documents. Gedit and Kate do not have the latter. Not for me. I want to be able to use
Ctrl+Tab. CLI text editors are out of question, since vim is completely beyond me, and Emacs and nano don’t have the shortcuts I’m used to.
Surfing across the web, I stumbled upon Light Table, and since then I believe in love at first sight. Continue reading “Light Table IDE will become your Instant Favourite”