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Basics of Typography

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 […]

FontStruct

FontShop brings you FontStruct, a free font building tool: FontStruct lets you quickly and easily create fonts constructed out of geometrical shapes, which are arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks. Once you’re done building, FontStruct generates high-quality TrueType fonts, ready to use in any Mac or Windows application.

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 […]

The Typecube

From Fontblog I found Manuel Kiem and his fantastic project: the Typecube. It´s a relatively simple but very strong ideia, based on combination of forms. I specially like the way the letters get represented, like if the Y is saying: “I need to have this form, you know, for my brother E to be OK […]