When zombies arrive

If you saw that title and answered, “Quickly fax judge Pat”, then you are a winner, because you knew I was about to talk about FONTS. If you’re not into fonts and are simply a rabid Walking Dead fan like me (no pun intended) you probably said something like, “Kill them through the head”. But guess what? You’re STILL a winner because you’ll always have The Walking Dead.

Lately I’ve become a little obsessed with fonts. (Is there a word for that? And don’t say Graphic Designer because I would say, Ha ha, very funny, and also, That’s two words.) Why? I have no idea. It’s not like I have a tremendous call for varying my writing. But Portlandish sites like Creative Market get me going, they really do. Here are my current favourites:

 Manhattan Darling


Very Berry






Al fresco


All of them kind of soft and flowy. But I also like:


burford_01-oWhich is a bit more razzle-dazzle.

I can tell you the exact moment I appreciated a font for the first time. It was when I saw a Paris Metro sign, one of the Art Nouveau ones, and I bet I’m not alone in that. But that said, as in most things, I’m utterly ignorant about them really. (When I first got published, someone had to very nicely explain the difference between serif and sans-serif to me.) Even so, had I still been IMPERVIOUS to them, this excellent ARTICLE: 27 fonts give or take that explain your world, would have opened my eyes.

What about you guys? Seen any nice fontage recently?

This Post Has 2 Comments

    1. Kirsty

      Trin! How could I have forgotten I was separated by a FONT EXPERT by one degree of separation! I think I need you in the post! xox

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