Arts Graphic Design Typography

Typography is the art of creating and using letterforms as a graphic design tool.

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Arabic Type
Research on Arabic typography, its relationship to calligraphy and culture, and the development of new Arabic fonts.
Arabic typography
Arabic typographical experiments.
The site of the Association Typographique International, the organisation of the international type community. Information on events, ATypI publications and conferences.
Ban Comic Sans
Download and print stickers and flyers to campaign against the font, also free comic fonts to use instead.
Character Design Standards
General rules for character shapes in Latin based languages in digital fonts. From
Commonly Confused Characters
Unicode and graphic examples of proper quote, hyphen, and space encoding and typographical mistakes.
Creative Pro : Fonts Department
Font news and software reviews links. Exclusive feature articles on typography from Creative Pro's staff of graphic design writers.
Dr. Leslie and The Composing Room
MFA thesis project by Erin K. Malone explores the history of typesetting firm located in New York City.
Information Design Associates
Corporate, information design, and web design.
Design services, lettering tours, publications, and fonts available for purchase and download.
Medieval Unicode Font Initiative
Non-profit group of scholars working toward a solution to the problem of encoding special characters in Medieval texts written in the Latin alphabet.
Microsoft Typography
Typography news headlines, 'link of the day','book recommendations' and a updated database of type and typography related sites.
National Print Museum
Includes a short tour of the museum, description of exhibits, a brief history of printing in Ireland and visitor information.
Planet Typography
This portal dedicated to typography includes directory, news, online manual and free fonts to download. Home of The Typographic Times, a font-related eZine with interviews of type designers and portraits of typefaces.
Society of Typographic Aficionados
Rochester, NY based S{o}TA is an International Organization dedicated to the promotion, study, and support of type, its history and development, its use in the world of print and digital imagery, its designers, and its admirers.
Type Directors Club (TDC)
International organization supporting excellence in typography, both in print and on screen. Articles, videos, competitions and membership information.
Mission: to promote typefaces as creative works and to advocate their legal protection as intellectual property.
Types and Typography
A complete guide to the history and science of types, fonts and typography.
Information on Central European typography includes foundry listing, software, books and general rules. In English and Czech.
Medium sized article, subtitled "How personal typographic Web sites are giving the musty, elitist field of typography is a stiff kick in the keister"
Information on typography from 3500 B.C. to the present day, including evolution, timeline, anatomy, image gallery, studies, glossary and related information.
Exploration and experimentation between typography and imagery.
The Typographic Circle
Membership organization providing information on committee, events, publications and membership.
In German and English, this site is an ambitious private project which details the history of alphabets, describes type classifications and provides information about designers as well as about the art of graphic design.
Information about typography, free type utilities, articles on type and type design, and fonts for sale.
Will-Harris Studio
Home of Esperfonto, the web's only interactive typeface selection system, TypoFile magazine for people who use and love type, a design office with corporate IDs, business cards and illustrations, and the Point Reyes Chipmunk Observatory and Garden.
BBC News: Helvetica at 50
The Helvetica font is celebrating its 50th birthday. You've probably seen it a thousand times today. Why? (May 09, 2007)

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