Mark Simonson goes into the details of his lovely new typeface Proxima Sera.
This version of Roboto from Font Bureau is a very variable font indeed.
A lovely font based on the Bulmer typeface.
Remember when I said you should avoid third-party dependencies?
This font is a crossover of different font types: it is semi-condensed, semi-rounded, semi-geometric, semi-din, semi-grotesque. It employs minimal stoke thickness variations and a semi-closed aperture.
Seb picks his top ten typefaces inspired by calligraphy.
As part of my content buddying process, I am henceforth going to typeset all drafts in this font. I just tested it with this sentence:
We can leverage the synergy of a rich immersive user paradigm shift.
Professional web designer on a closed course. Do not attempt.
An experimental image font made using the University of Plymouth’s unique letterpress workshop.
The font is intended for display purposes only, and not is suitable for body text.
A genuinely interesting (and droll) deep dive into derp learning …for typography!
This could give a big boost to web performance!
You don’t have to use web fonts—there are some pretty nice options if you stick to system fonts (like Georgia, Charter, and Palatino).
Oh, nice! A version of the classic Proxima Nova that’s a variable font that allows you to vary weight, width, and slant.
A terrific in-depth look at improving the performance of web fonts.
There’s no browser support yet but that doesn’t mean we can’t start adding
prefers-reduced-data to our media queries today. I like the idea of switching between web fonts and system fonts.
This is a lovely new project from Mark that gets very meta, cataloging specimens of type specimens:
This project will dig into specimens from these three perspectives: as artefacts made by and for font designers to evolve type culture; as tools for font users to make decisions about choosing and using type; and as effective marketing tools.
Using ligatures to create a s*** font that f***ing censors bad language automatically.