Category Archives: Typography

Tips and tools for typography.

Type Nerd Humor

Enjoy a few silly viddies of type humor.

Ransom Note wreaks havoc during a Font Conference!

The sequel to Font Conference…

Na-na-na-Nuetra Face…you guessed it a Lady GaGa parody.

Type Goes to the Movies

I’ve never seen this, but the trailer is interesting. Typeface Official Trailer.

Helvetica, the movie.

Type Basics

Some very basic “Do’s & Don’ts” of type. There are thousands of sites about typography! Here are just a few good ones.

  1. Fontroduction. An interactive primer on typography & letterform.
  2. This great resource is from one of the best books on type – Thinking with Type – by Ellen Lupton. Everything on this site is GREAT…including…
  3. A few good fonts…and
  4. A game of crimes against typography.
  5. The top ten crimes against typography; a short list of DON’TS.
  6. Four rules for combining type, from Dynamic Graphics.
  7. Some visuals on kerning and tracking.
  8. Kerning game!
  9. A downloadable chart of 19 key fonts to mix or not mix.
  10. A site for people who LOVE type: I Love Typography.