Tags: typeface

Meyrin: CERN Terminal Font « optional.is/required

Here’s the font that Brian created at the line-mode browser hack day at CERN.

Type Connection

A cute approach to pairing typefaces: treat it like a dating game.

First public use of what Became Proxima Nova by Mark Simonson

Who knew? The reissue of the classic thirteen-part Star Wars radio series was the first appearance of a proto-Proxima Nova.

Collect + share + discover type combinations.

A lovely new service from Mike Stenhouse: install the bookmarklet and then when you come across a website with a nice combination of fonts, you can save a snapshot of the page (and its fonts) for later perusal. You can then browse those fonts on Typekit, Fontdeck, MyFonts or Google Fonts.

Beauty and Ugliness in Type design | I love typography, the typography and fonts blog

A fascinating look at what happens when you mash up beauty and ugliness in one typeface.

Elena Font Family | Process Type Foundry

A lovely new typeface from Nicole Dotin that’s available to purchase as a web font under the very reasonable terms of the Process license agreement.

Ask H&FJ: Four Ways to Mix Fonts

A nice look at some rules of thumb for combining typefaces.

Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century (A documentary) — Kickstarter

Here's a Kickstarter project worth supporting: fund a documentary on crafting typefaces.

My favourite fonts of 2009 | i love typography, the typography and fonts blog

Some beautiful typefaces here, gathered together for your enjoyment.

French Anti-Piracy Organisation Hadopi Uses Pirated Font In Own Logo | The FontFeed

Oh, the irony! Unconstitutionally draconian French "anti-piracy" organisation uses a pirated font in its logo.

iQ Font

How to draw a font with a car. With. A. Car.

Read Regular / Introduction

A forthcoming typeface designed specifically to help people with dyslexia read and write more effectively.

Erik Spiekermann | design mind

Erik Spiekermann expounding on the beauty – and the difficulty – of designing numbers.

Omkrets arkitektur: Typografi

Miso is rather nice; compact but legible.

The League of Moveable Type

"We're done with the tired old fontstacks of yesteryear. Enough with the limitations of the web, we won't have it. It's time to raise our standards. Here, you'll find only the most well-made, free & open-source, @font-face ready fonts."

TypeTrust

Epic is a lovely looking new typeface from Neil Summerour.

Wire & Twine : Subtraction's Fear of a Cooper Black Planet

I need this t-shirt... I need it bad.

The Serif - Your daily dose of design inspiration - The Serif

An interview with type designer, Eric Olson.

Peter Saville Graphic Design - fonts

Peter Saville is releasing some of his fonts for free. I'm grabbing the beautiful serif typeface used on the front of Joy Division's "Closer"; it's gorgeous.

typography - a photoset on Flickr

A gorgeous 1923 specimen book from the American Type Foundry.

After 221 years, the world’s leading newspaper shows off a fresh face - Comment - Times Online

The Times redesigns.

Daniel Mall: Typobituaries

Fonts that deserve to do.

iStockphoto.com : Articles - Know Your Type

A really nicely laid-out introductory article on typography from the folks at Red Labor.

Veer: Ideas: Etched In Stone

The unstoppable rise of Trajan.

The non-typographer's guide to practical typeface selection

A great overview of typography by Cameron Moll, talented designer and super-nice guy.