Typography tips for a more comfortable read

Set type as part of your content creation workflow, and your readers will be in for a treat. Check out these 3 ways to improve the readability of your content. Via Clark from InVision



Typography Cheatsheet

What’s the difference between an EM DASH and a HYPHEN? Tell me, when do you use STRAIGHT quotes vs CURLY? People, learn your punctuation. Study up using this handy typographic cheat sheet for characters and usage via type wolf …

A comprehensive guide to using proper typographic characters, including correct grammatical usage. via typewolf

Sign Your Name


I love type. Have I mentioned that yet? Yesterday I came across an amazing shop on ETSYSignYourName. Its an artistic photo collection of actual signs that feature thousands of different names and letters. Using a variety of images, they design unique, personal gifts showcased on a variety of product choices. Personally I am stalking the iPhone case. Check it out…

The story of Times New Roman in three minutes

Via Creative Bloq

Originally designed for The Times newspaper in 1931, Times New Roman has become one of the world’s most leading typefaces. This 3-minute documentary film brings together a series of leading designers, including Jonathan Barnbrook and Neville Brody, who explain how it came about and what’s special about it.

The Psychology Behind Type Choices

Sharing an cool little graphic post from http://www.onextrapixel.com Facebook page today : The Psychology Behind Type Choices. Good stuff!



The 10 Commandments of Typography


via: http://www.designmantic.com/blog/infographics/ten-commandments-of-typography/

Prototypo | Streamlining Font Creation

Prototypo is an open-source online typeface editor: start shaping a complete typeface using sliders, then refine spacing and outlines.

A new project by ByteFoundry in London – looking for funding on KickStarter. Check them out here…

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