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News, Tips and Views 04/03/2014

March 04, 2014

Cicada in the Autumn SunshineAutumn is here but this little guy was determined to make the most of the last of the summer sun this morning.

I finally have been able to start tidying up the blog. There is still a bit of work to do, so please excuse any images in the wrong place or layout issues while I finish the re-design!


In The News:

Disney Movies Anywhere: Disney introduces a new app which will allow users to link up their itunes account and ‘…allow consumers to buy a Disney, Marvel or Pixar movie once and watch it on any web-ready TV, mobile device or computer.’.

Apps and Resources:

Glyphs Mini: The Affordable font editor

I’ve always wanted to try making my own fonts, but investing in a very expensive full-featured editor seemed almost impossible. However as I just want to learn the basics Glyphs Mini may be just what I need.

Features Include:

  • Simple and straight-forward user interface
  • Edit glyphs in a word context
  • Advanced vector tools: Fit Curve, Open Corners, Reconnect Nodes, Nudge and many more handy features built-in
  • Live components, anchors and metric syncing
  • Extensive script and language support
  • Smart OpenType features
  • Import of OTF and TTF
  • Drag-and-drop import of SVG pictures
  • Export of OTF and PHF (PhotoFont)

Buy from the App Store

Out and About on Wellington Streets March 2014 – Vivian St Mural

Wellington Street Art - Vivian St - March 2014

Wellington Street Art - Vivian St - March 2014
Wellington Street Art - Vivian St - March 2014