Emmanuel Fonte Blog

The Phycology Behind Font Choices

Whether you’re writing a letter to a friend or creating a website, paying attention to details is crucial.  The ways we put our words together and the colors we pick can all become a reflection of who we are.  It’s no surprise that even our favorite fonts can give clues about our … [Read More...]

Lumi Illuminated Keyboard

Playing a musical instrument is one of the great joys of life. But learning how to play the piano from scratch might be an expensive hobby if you have to pay for lessons. Digital instrument maker Roli have announced the LUMI Keyboard, a smarter way to learn and play music. The illuminated keyboard and … [Read More...]

How to Select the Right Gravel for Your Garden

Answer these 7 questions to find the right gravel size, color and texture for your needs and landscape style There are a number of reasons to choose gravel for your garden: the satisfying crunch it makes underfoot, its relative low cost compared with other hardscaping materials, the environmental benefit of … [Read More...]

Cutting the Cord: How To Get Rid Of Cable

If you’ve given up on traditional broadcast television, you’ve truly cut the cord.  But do you fear that you could be missing out? If so, here’s everything you need to know so you’re still up to date with all the shows you love. … [Read More...]

8 Key Elements for a Family Bathroom

These essentials will help ensure that your hardworking bathroom functions well for the whole household If you’re planning to remodel your family bathroom, think about what will make life easier for you and your kids. Here are eight elements of a bathroom design that works for everyone. 8 Key Elements … [Read More...]

How to Choose a Ceiling Fan for Comfort and Style

Pros share what fan size to buy, what blade angle to look for and which type works with your ceiling height Ceiling fans make great additions to the home year-round. They cool us down in summer and warm us up in winter. New features and technologies mean they’re more energy-efficient than ever, and design … [Read More...]

How to Make Your New House Feel Like Home After a Move

Leave the chaos of relocating behind and start putting down roots with these 10 simple tips When you’re buying a new house, there are so many things on your plate that it’s easy to forget about what will happen after moving day — but those first weeks and months are often just as hectic as the … [Read More...]

How Much Room Do You Need for a Kitchen Island?

Installing an island can enhance your kitchen in many ways, and with good planning, even smaller kitchens can benefit A well-planned island layout can allow a smooth workflow and provide a comfortable space for preparing and cooking food. Islands also frequently provide space for dining, working and … [Read More...]

Technology Use In College By The Numbers

Are you a pencil-lover or would you rather take your class notes with a keyboard? Classrooms and computers are more entwined than ever. Today’s infographic is all about the relationship between students and technology. … [Read More...]

How to Choose Your Bathroom Vanity Lighting

Get tips on sconces, pendants, chandeliers, pot lights and LED strips — and find out where to place them The bathroom vanity is a special part of the home, but one that can sometimes get overlooked. In a primary bathroom, it can be the central hub for many important parts of our self-care and the true … [Read More...]