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TYPE Magazine
Back in August of 2016, Roger Black approached me about his idea to launch a new magazine about typography and design. He asked me to join the project as managing editor and I am as excited today as I was six months ago.
TYPE is an opportunity to share what I love most about the world of typography: The People.
Using the contacts that Roger has (I literally think he knows everyone in the industry and has a matching story for each person) and my connections through making “Linotype: The Film” we hope to tell great stories from great people.
typography  magazine 
22 days ago by ndw
Flawless Typography Checklist
Invest in your career as a designer—become a true typography expert and get guaranteed flawless typography on every design project.
design  typography 
10 weeks ago by ndw
How Typography Can Save Your Life
What words look like matters — in some cases, a whole lot.
typography  fonts 
december 2016 by ndw
Datalegreya
Datalegreya is a typeface which can interweave data curves with text. It is designed by Figs, on the basis of open source font Alegreya Sans SC Thin by type designer Juan Pablo Del Perla.
typeface  typography  publ  visualization 
december 2016 by ndw
Fantasque Sans Mono
A programming font, designed with functionality in mind, and with some wibbly-wobbly handwriting-like fuzziness that makes it unassumingly cool.
fonts  typography  publ 
november 2016 by ndw
Axis Praxis DJR Lab font
DJR’s Lab was one of the very first variable fonts made after the September 2016 announcement, and he was kind enough to offer it freely for personal use — and in the Axis-Praxis MORE FONTS panel.
fonts  typography  publ 
november 2016 by ndw
HAND-PICKED TALES from ÆSOP’S FABLES with HAND-PICKED TYPE from GOOGLE FONTS
There are over 800 Google Fonts available for free. But, pairing typefaces isn’t easy and many of those fonts don’t work for typical websites. Part of the 25x52 initiative, this collaborative, ongoing project offers inspiration for using Google’s font library.
fonts  typography  google 
september 2016 by ndw
Tyopgraphy Handbook
The Always-Up-to-Date Guide to Setting Up Your Raspberry Pi
book  design  fonts  typography 
june 2016 by ndw
Anonymous Pro Font
Anonymous Pro (2009) is a family of four fixed-width fonts designed with coding in mind. Anonymous Pro features an international, Unicode-based character set, with support for most Western and Central European Latin-based languages, plus Greek and Cyrillic. Anonymous Pro is based on an earlier font, Anonymous™ (2001), my TrueType version of Anonymous 9, a Macintosh bitmap font developed in the mid-’90s by Susan Lesch and David Lamkins. Anonymous Pro is distributed with the Open Font License (OFL).
typography  programming  fonts 
may 2016 by ndw
The Taxonomy of Typography
Justify your love for letters with this taxonomical treatise on typography! A capital guide to the punctilios and profiles of typesetting, this print examines the essential elements of, well, print! Presented in a compartmentalized type case recalling 18th century letterpress, this movable feast scrutinizes everything from type variety (Gothic, serif, sans serif) to letter anatomy (apertures, diphthongs) to spacing (kerning, leading)—a quaint encomium to the odds and ends of printed language.
poster  typography  wishlist 
february 2016 by ndw
Tufte CSS
Tufte CSS provides tools to style web articles using the ideas demonstrated by Edward Tufte’s books and handouts. Tufte’s style is known for its simplicity, extensive use of sidenotes, tight integration of graphics with text, and carefully chosen typography.
css  design  typography  tufte 
september 2015 by ndw
Information | Adobe Web Fonts
Introducing Adobe Web Fonts, a specialized subset of fonts from the Adobe Type Library, which look great on screens and are easy to add to your website.
typography  adobe  webfonts  web  design 
august 2010 by ndw
Font smoothing, anti-aliasing, and sub-pixel rendering - Joel on Software
Apple and Microsoft have always disagreed in how to display fonts on computer displays. Today, both companies are using sub-pixel rendering to coax sharper-looking fonts out of typical low resolution screens. Where they differ is in philosophy.
typography  windows  apple  design  fonts 
february 2010 by ndw
Inconsolata
Inconsolata is my first serious original font release. It is a monospace font, designed for code listings and the like, in print. There are a great many "programmer fonts," designed primarily for use on the screen, but in most cases do not have the attention to detail for high resolution rendering.
typography  fonts  programming  monospace  from twitter
september 2009 by ndw
The League of Moveable Type
We're done with the tired old fontstacks of yesteryear. Enough with the limitations of the web, we won't have it. It's time to raise our standards. Here, you'll find only the most well-made, free & open-source, @font-face ready fonts.
typography  fonts  opensource  from delicious
june 2009 by ndw
WhatTheFont! « MyFonts
Upload a sample, find out what font it is.
fonts  tools  typography 
june 2009 by ndw
Coding Horror: Measuring Font Legibility
If you think of fonts as a bit of design esoterica, consider this New York Times article on the new Clearview typeface that will appear on all new highway road signs here in the United States
typography 
august 2007 by ndw
FIGlet
FIGlet is a program for making large letters out of ordinary text
typography  fonts  ascii  software 
january 2007 by ndw

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