Typography Resources #5
In this issue of typography resources, we’ve featured the best websites for graphic designers to learn about fonts. You can take a look at inspiring works on typography, which is indispensable for the design industry. We hope that the information on the blog prepared by designers who share their passion for typography will be useful to design students.
Typography Blogs for Designers
The glossary of terminology that will enable art directors to learn more in this field will broaden your horizons. We suggest you take a look at the work of a social platform that supports women in the field of font design. You may be interested in the website that examines the books written about typographic design together with the comments.
We think a website that displays fonts quickly on your computer will save designers time. It can also be fun with an educational typography game on letter design. With Google Fonts, you can easily filter and compare categorized fonts. We hope that the typography resources we have carefully arranged will enrich the production of designers in the advertising industry.
Glossary: A guide to common type terms to help you learn more about fonts. Here’s a glossary of common type terminology. It may answer many font-related questions.
Typographica: Typographica is a review of typefaces and type books, with occasional commentary on fonts and typographic design. Edited by Stephen Coles with Caren Litherland and designed by Chris Hamamoto.
Sign Painting in Turkey: Freelance graphic designer and illustrator Deniz Tekkul has document remaining hand-painted signs in Turkey.
The Heritage of Calligraphy: For more than four decades, calligraphy was a defining feature of campus life at Reed College. Fueled by the energy and artistry of faculty member Lloyd J. Reynolds, the italic hand flowered and spread throughout the Pacific Northwest.
The Letter Game: Shape Type is a typography game by María Munuera and Mark MacKay. They created this game as part of an online course in practical design learning, quite fun, and tutorial.
Google Fonts Tool: Visually filter and compare this curated set of Google Fonts. You won’t need to understand any font terminology to use this tool because the fonts are categorized visually.
Alphabettes: Alphabettes is a network that supports and promotes women in typography, type design, and the lettering arts.
Wordmark: Wordmark.it helps you choose fonts by quickly displaying your text with your fonts.
Free Fonts: On this website, you will find free fonts for windows, free fonts for mac, TrueType fonts for free download.
References: Sources used in the creation of this article.
- Alphabettes: https://www.alphabettes.org/
- Free Fonts: https://www.ffonts.net/
- Glossary: https://www.fontshop.com/glossary/
- Google Fonts Tool: https://jmattthew.github.io/better-font-finder/
- Sign Painting in Turkey: https://signpaintinginturkey.tumblr.com/
- The Heritage of Calligraphy: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA2073974BE4F8E3E
- The Letter Game: https://shape.method.ac/
- Typographica: https://typographica.org/
- Wordmark: https://wordmark.it/
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