I’ve always loved the way that Edward Tufte consistently uses Bembo to typeset his books. Here’s a version made for screen and freely licensed.
A single page showing all the weights available from Google fonts at a glance.
The missing font generator for Mac OS X.
Very handy for subsetting fonts for the web. It doesn’t (yet) export WOFF2 unfortunately.
Many of the free fonts available from Google are pretty bad, but this site showcases how some of them can be used to great effect.
Here’s the font that Brian created at the line-mode browser hack day at CERN.
A cute approach to pairing typefaces: treat it like a dating game.
Who knew? The reissue of the classic thirteen-part Star Wars radio series was the first appearance of a proto-Proxima Nova.
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.
A fascinating look at what happens when you mash up beauty and ugliness in one typeface.
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.
A nice look at some rules of thumb for combining typefaces.
Here's a Kickstarter project worth supporting: fund a documentary on crafting typefaces.
Some beautiful typefaces here, gathered together for your enjoyment.
Oh, the irony! Unconstitutionally draconian French "anti-piracy" organisation uses a pirated font in its logo.
How to draw a font with a car. With. A. Car.
A forthcoming typeface designed specifically to help people with dyslexia read and write more effectively.
Erik Spiekermann expounding on the beauty – and the difficulty – of designing numbers.
Miso is rather nice; compact but legible.
"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."
Epic is a lovely looking new typeface from Neil Summerour.
I need this t-shirt... I need it bad.
An interview with type designer, Eric Olson.
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.
A gorgeous 1923 specimen book from the American Type Foundry.
Fonts that deserve to do.
A really nicely laid-out introductory article on typography from the folks at Red Labor.
The unstoppable rise of Trajan.
A great overview of typography by Cameron Moll, talented designer and super-nice guy.