background preloader

Typographie

Facebook Twitter

2OVMi.png (Image PNG, 800x4600 pixels) The World’s first Complete Unicode Dingbats Font. Download Free Erler Dingbats To help support and encourage the use of the Unicode standard, publisher FSI FontShop International is giving away the Erler Dingbats completely free of charge.

The World’s first Complete Unicode Dingbats Font

As more and more social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) and mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) are rapidly surging towards the use of Unicode, now is exactly the right time to provide this elegant, versatile set of modern communication symbols for use in tweets and status messages. The free Erler Dingbats will help propel this evolution forward. FSI invites not only private users, but also OS developers, to include the Erler Dingbats in their font collection. Erler Dingbats vs. Download PDF(168 KB PDF) Web Symbols typeface. Codex: the journal of typography. Fonts, typefaces and all things typographical — I love Typography (ILT)

Upscale typography. The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web – a practical guide to web typography. WhatFont Tool - The easiest way to inspect fonts in webpages « Chengyin Liu. ← Back to Chengyin's main page What is the easiest way to find out the fonts used in a webpage?

WhatFont Tool - The easiest way to inspect fonts in webpages « Chengyin Liu

Firebug or Webkit Inspector? No, that's too complicated. It should be just a click away. Hence I wrote WhatFont, with which you can easily get font information about the text you are hovering on. To embrace the new web font era, WhatFont also detects services used for serving the font. Font name? Want to know more?

Want the font? Want to share your discovery? ← Drag this to your bookmark bar to install On any webpage, click your WhatFont bookmark to use the tool. Full support: Firefox 3.6+, Chrome 9+, Safari 4+, Internet Explorer 9. Limited support: Internet Explorer 8. ↑Install the extension from Chrome Web Store. On any webpage, click WhatFont button to use the tool. Download Now After downloading, open the extension file to install. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. Email chengyin.liu@gmail.com Twitter @chengyinliu The tool should auto-update itself.

Folk : Marcelo Magalhães. The League’s Typelog. Beautiful Type - Links. We could say that 2010 was a great year for typography on the web...

Beautiful Type - Links

With the arrival of new tool and services, web designers are not limited to websafe fonts and that's great. You could find lots of websites which treat about typographic subject but few could be taken as reference. Here is a list of great typo-related websites, blogs or articles. AisleOne If you like great layout, grid systems, modernism, rare design books you could check Antonio Carusone website Erik Spiekermann blog Eric Spiekermann, one of the most influential contemporary type designer share his thoughts on his blog FontLeech An index of the best free font sites on the web. For the love of type This is the kind of place to find inspiration iABC a simple blog where you could discover beautiful types throught beautiful letters IDSGN A really interesting blog with cool monthly reviews and a great "know your type" section...

Fontleech: The best free fonts on the web. Beautiful Type. Kern Type, the kerning game. Font Newsletter Archive. Our popular email newsletters are a benefit of FontShop.com membership.

Font Newsletter Archive

We regale our subscribers with new and free fonts, typographic tips and trends, and important FontShop developments. Get FontShop News: April FontFont Release 66 Yanone’s FF Antithesis, and an extension to FF Good. Ask H&FJ: Four Ways to Mix Fonts. The League of Moveable Type. Desktop and @font-face fonts. Top 10 fonts of 2008. Although 2008 was a very good year for sans-serifs, there was also an impressive crop of serif fonts.

Top 10 fonts of 2008

Strikingly original, Marat by Ludwig Übele was the most remarkable of them all: sturdy, compact, and very legible. Its superior quality and unique appearance met with great response from MyFonts’ customers, making it 2008’s best selling serif text font of the year. Although it works beautifully at small text sizes, its bold weights are full of character and can double as attention-grabbing headline faces. Museo Sans - a [free] font from exljbris Font Foundry. Museo Sans, the sans with a familiar look Museo Sans is based on the well-known Museo.

Museo Sans - a [free] font from exljbris Font Foundry

It is a sturdy, low contrast, geometric, highly legible sans serif typeface very well suited for any display and text use. The League of Moveable Type - League Gothic. League Gothic is a revival of an old classic, and one of our favorite typefaces, Alternate Gothic #1.

The League of Moveable Type - League Gothic

It was originally designed by Morris Fuller Benton for the American Type Founders Company in 1903. The company went bankrupt in 1993, and since the original typeface was created before 1923, the typeface is in the public domain. We decided to make our own version, and contribute it to the Open Source Type Movement. Abstract Fonts - 13,130 Free Fonts. Sans Serif Free Fonts. 9 New High-Quality Free Fonts. We’re always trying to find new high-quality freebies.

9 New High-Quality Free Fonts

Whether it’s textures, Photoshop brushes, or icons, we love finding free stuff and sharing it with you. We do the searching so you don’t have to. This saves you time and helps you focus on what’s important. So for this post, we’ve rounded up 9 new high quality fonts for you to use in your designs. Null Roke 1984 Alt Lautus Thin. Web Typography: Educational Resources, Tools and Techniques - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement Web typography has evolved a lot over the last years.

Web Typography: Educational Resources, Tools and Techniques - Smashing Magazine

Today we see rich, accessible typography, a plethora of type design choices for the web and a number of remarkable, type-based web designs. It’s a great time for web design, and it’s a great time for web typography. Font Directory. 30 Modern Free Futuristic Fonts. Futuristic fonts best for those who have to have something new and ultra-modern.