Learn how to use the power of typography to show the full potential of web, app or digital product design
A practical introduction to typography, this book analyzes the basic principles and applications of type
This book is the legacy of Emil Ruder, one of the originator of Swiss Style, famous throughout the world for the use of asymmetric layouts, use of a grid, sans-serif typefaces and flush left, ragged right text
A fascinating insight into how type can influence our feelings, our senses, and even our taste
From classic fonts like Garamond and Helvetica, to modern-day digital fonts like OCR-A and Keedy Sans, author and designer Sean Adams demystifies 48 major typefaces, describing their history, stylistic traits, and common application.
A concise, beautiful book that pulls together everything you need to produce great typography
The Visual History of Type is a comprehensive, detailed survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid–fifteenth century to the present day.
Type Anything let's you experiment with font pairings, sizes, spacing, and weights all while in your browser
A growing collection of professional grade fonts that are 100% free for personal and commercial use
foont.co is a super fun game for designers to recognize fonts and test their typeface knowledge
Designing with Type: The Essential Guide to Typography is a unique combination of textbook and professional reference. It presents a complete overview of the field of typography, from the origins of the alphabet through contemporary design.
Type is the foundation of print and web design. Everything you need to know about thinking with type, you will find here.
Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide. Combining practical, theoretical, and historical, this book is a must for graphic artists, editors, or anyone working with the printed page using digital or traditional methods.
Typography is your design’s voice and the most powerful tool you have to communicate with your readers. Learn how to wield type with care and wit: how to evaluate typefaces, consider technical constraints, create flexible typographic systems, and put together your own collection of favorite faces.
A visual treat for anyone who loves fonts and typographic design.
This is a bold claim, but I stand behind it: if you learn and follow these five typography rules, you will be a better typographer than nearly every writer—and even most graphic designers.
Great font pairings are essential to great design. But picking great fonts can seem like an impossible dark art for most people. In the article below we explain the basics of choosing great fonts. We also provide some of the best font pairings to use in your next design, as well templates you can play around with using the font pairings mentioned.
The act of choosing two typefaces is probably the first (and often most difficult) task you do when creating a new design. Many people get stuck here, myself included. Recently, I discovered a simple method to pair typefaces effectively and I’d love to share them with you.
One of the most important skills you can learn as a designer is how to choose type. This is because text is one of the primary ways designers can communicate with users. Typography can make or break a design.
We’ve all been there: you’ve got a design direction and you’re ready to go, only to be sucked into hours of fruitless tinkering with different font combinations.
Take the mystery out of font selection with Google's step-by-step guidance