Fonts Part 2: Choosing Proper Fonts for Print

In “Web Design on a Dime | Fonts Part One: Choosing Web Friendly Fonts” we discussed elements to consider when choosing a font to use online. This week, while still discussing fonts, we are shifting our focus to fonts for use in print. The factors to consider between the two are similar, although due to the different mediums there are some slight differences. Like with web, it is important to consider the readability andtone of the fonts you choose. You may remember that when choosing a font for the web we never use serif fonts except for in headings. When choosing fonts for print, however, this… Read more »


Win a Professional Custom Twitter Page Make-Over

Winter is gone, Spring has sprung, and change is in the air.  At Discotoast we couldn’t be happier and today we are excited to announce our (first ever) Spring Contest! Have you ever wanted a professionally created custom Twitter page design?  Now is your chance to win one compliments of Discotoast Inc.  We will create a custom background graphic (optimized for Twitter), customize your color palatte and even tweak your avatar! The best part?  The more people who enter, the more who WIN!! The contest starts TODAY and a winner will be chosen at random from eligible contestants on June 1st 2011 at 5:00pm (EST) see the official contest page at discotoast.com/discotoast-twitter-contest


Twitter Design Update

Sometimes here at Discotoast it’s tough to get past what we call “Mechanic’s Car Syndrome“.  We spend so much time working on creative designs for our client’s that we rarely have time to tweak our own web design or update our social media profiles. We finally had enough and over the past few day’s our fickle nature’s have gotten the better of us and we have started making small tweaks to our websiteblog (such as the bigger font you are reading right now) and social media sites (starting with FaceBookTwitter and LinkedIn). It has been quite a few months since our last update (I think I added the custom styling… Read more »