The Tech of Font Management on Mac OsX

Posted on Sep 18, 2009 in type | One Comment

If you desire to read a long article (meaning many words) filled with knowledge (lots of words you may not have known before) about how to manage fonts on the mac. … This article could and should also be updated too in the light of the latest changes in Snow Leopard font handling, but it is still a great read.

Selfportraits in Illustrator

Posted on Sep 14, 2009 in design | 4 Comments

I showed this to the students but gave them absolute freedom to use what they had learned in this short time. … All the portraits look very much like the author, even the cubic one 😀 So here you go, an exhibition: self6 self11 self18self8 self23 self22 self16self7 self2 self3 self4 self22 self10self19 self5 self13 self17 self9 self15

Close your fonts to fix Illustrator freeze, crash and sluggishness

Posted on Sep 6, 2009 in adobe | No Comments

That means what even if you delete font sets (a set of aliases/links to the fonts) the correct fonts will open in Illustrator when it calls for it even if you closed all your fonts to start with. … I hope this persuades you to let go and close all your fonts when Illustrator is really acting up because this is fast, no risk and you don’t have to be a tech geek to do this.