A short list of opinions on typography. I don’t necessarily agree with all of it, but it’s all fairly sensible advice.
Two new lovely open source variable fonts from Github.
A drop-in replacement for Google Fonts without the tracking …but really, you should be self-hosting your font files.
A typeface co-designed with a tree over the course of five years.
Yes, a tree.
Occlusion Grotesque is an experimental typeface that is carved into the bark of a tree. As the tree grows, it deforms the letters and outputs new design variations, that are captured annually.
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.
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.
The typography of horology.
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.
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 trashcan, a tyepface, and a tactile keyboard. Marcin gets obsessive (as usual).
Using ligatures to create a s*** font that f***ing censors bad language automatically.
I’d watch this game show:
Welcome to the first installment of a new series on Typewolf, where I’ll be identifying the fonts used in popular things. The focus here is on anything you might encounter in contemporary visual culture—movie posters, TV shows, book covers, etc.