Basics of Typography

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Christian Bailey wrote a nice article with basic typography notions:

Typography is a central component of design. It gives us an understanding of the heritage behind our craft. It’s one of the primary ways we, as a society, pass on information to others. Imagine a website, a magazine or even TV without text. Typography is a subject that raises passions and it can become a consuming obsession. If this subject is relatively new to you, or perhaps something you want to know more about, then this guide can start you on that journey.

If you want no know more, keep reading it here.

TypeNeu


TypeNeu is a social platform and source of inspiration for all you typophiles out there. We report on the past, present and the future of typographic culture. Typophile is a common diagnosis, and yes this is the cure.

Go and take a look! They we’re kind enough to put my feed on their sidebar. Thanks guys :)

Jason Munn (The Small Stakes) Interview


Great interview with Jason Munn, where we can take a look at his studio and discover a little more about this talented designer, who’s work I truly admire. Love the the simplicity and the impact.



I discovered this interview via Dave from grain edit, who send me an email with links to rare type specimens/design books that he publishes on his blog. Here are some samples: