22.12.08 by Jeff

Best free font of 2008!

The award for best free font of 2008 goes to, Quicksand. Designed by Andrew Paglinawan, Quicksand comes in a variety of styles and weights. Download it here.

best free font 2008 quicksand

Honorable mention to: OFTEN by Arpad.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • I love free fonts!

    • i used to feel that way but there are sooooo many terrible ones it makes me very wary of downloading any. this one’s good though.

  • I guess I should have clarified. I love quality free fonts. There are definitely a shit ton of free fonts and most of them suck :) Thanks for wading through the muck and finding us a winner!

  • download worthy. thanks.

  • Oh, I love the book look. Thanks for the link!

  • thank-you

    see if i can put this to use

  • Am

    This font reminds me of the writing exercises little kids (including myself, last time – I still remember!) do in school, where they have to trace the dotted lines of each alphabet so they can learn to write the letter correctly. :D
    I like it dashed!

  • D

    Often is quite nice, but do take note of the license before using it.

  • DB

    THIS is the BEST free font of 2008?!? All the others must have REALLY sucked. Seriously, not sure what the big deal is with this font. I would never use this, and no-one in my design studio would either. OFTEN font was better than this one…

  • haha so angry, thanks for your input

  • I wonder if DB stands for Deuche Bag.

  • DB

    Brian, it stands for DOUCHE Bag (not “DEUCHE”). And in regards to the font, I suppose it’s not TOO bad and perhaps could be used for… No, it really is just awful.

  • DB, what design studio do you work for out of curiosity?

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  • levent

    hi all download link
    http://www.logocu.gen.tr/quicksand-font-t156.html

    Quicksand Font

  • Andrew Anderson

    It is a nice font.





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

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Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

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A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

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