Here are a few resources I have bookmarked along the way that relate to inspirational galleries, fonts, tips and other type resources.
My favorite resources for all things typographical. Get for finding more type resources, fonts and beautiful examples of typography
Another great full-out resources for all things type — Will find information such as videos, book reviews, and type contests, to name a few.
Definitely not written in English, but I use it more as a “picture book” for reading :) I’m sure if I could read it, that it would be extremely informative as well.
Another non-English type website — serves as an online blog and magazine
A journal of typography featuring news, observations and discussion on type and design.
Design & Typo
Blog by Peter Gabor focusing on all things typographic. English translation available too.
A daily dispatch of fonts, tips and techniques and inspiration
Focuses on past, present and the future of typographic culture.
Ralf Herrmann’s Typography Weblog
Great blog about all things type-related
well organized by category, supports custom previewing and has over 8,000 fonts to choose from.
a resource for high quality free fonts
40+ excellent free fonts for professional design by Smashing Magazine
a free quality font foundry; limited fonts by higher quality than most
another large, well organized free font collection with over 8,000 freeware fonts
is not only a place to download fonts, but you can also build and share your own.
50 incredible fonts for professional web & print design over at Noupe
Quality (paid) fonts
the resources of all paid resourcesÂ
a great, high quality font seller. They also are a type workshop.
beautiful rights-managed, royalty-free fontsÂ
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» 27 beautiful typography-based web designs
» We All Love Typography gallery
» Flickr group: Typography
» Flickr group: Typography Friday
Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students by Ellen Lupton
Not a book on fonts, rather the placement of type on a blank sheet of paper. Focuses on what font to use, how big, and the alignment, spacing and order of letters, words and paragraphs.
Typography 28 by Emily Oberman
Typography annual devoted to typography and present the “finest work in the field for the year 2007″.
Designing with Type: The Essential Guide to Typography by James Craig
Much like Ellen Lupton’s book, DWT includes the development of written language and ends with a glossary of terms.
Getting It Right With Type: The Dos and Don’ts of Typography by Victoria Squire
Includes tips, a glossary explaining typographic terms and keyboard shortcuts
The Layout Look Book by Max Weber
A book about enhancing layout with excellent examples
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop by Timothy Samara
One of my favorite books discussing the importance of layout and how essential it is to communication.
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» Five simple steps to better typographyÂ
» Top 10 typefaces used by book design winners
» 20 typefaces to start a designer’s career
» What the Font — helps you identify fonts
» 30 fonts all designers must know & should own
What are your thoughts?
Feel free to comment on your favorite article or book? Share your thoughts on the above resources or where you go for typography tips and inspiration.