Sans Serif: Gothic and Grotesque

Why do they call Sans Serif fonts 'Grotesque' or 'Gothic' ? Find out and meet some of the founding fathers in this part five of the "Brief History of Typography" by Thomas Phinney August 30, 2010

Slab Serif: Egyptian Type Styles

Continuing the history of typography we now discover many sans serif type faces and how they became modified with serifs to become the Slab Serif or Egyptian classification with fonts like Rockwell, Clarendon and others August 30, 2010

Decorative & Display Typestyles

In this part six of the series, we look at one of the most beloved classifications -- yet probably the most over-used generas: Decorative & Display Typestyles : Wood Type, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Fat Faces and more August 30, 2010

Script, Brush, Italic & Freehand

In part seven of our History of Type, we'll look at the script, brush, italic and freehand styles that everyone loves. From basic handwriting to steel brush, to digital calligraphy, the classification is called "scripts" August 30, 2010

Synthesis & Modern Day Fonts

The conclusion to our History of Typography covers the latest 'synthesis' fonts, as well as some striking new entries and the 'grunge' movement. This part also includes info about Thomas Phinney, his blog, and the bibliography for the whole history. August 30, 2010

Flowers Font for May

April showers brought May flowers, and along with an elegant Art Deco display font, and a chunky, man-size font we get an all new dingbats font of wonderful flowers! All from the vector pen of Gerald Gallo April 27, 2010

New Gallo Fonts

Mr. Gallo is back, and this time with a collection of great display fonts to give your publications a classic period look! Classic Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Gothic and even a 'grunge' Gothic! Enjoy! March 27, 2010

Which type styles are best?

Which type face to use has been a frequent question since there were fonts... and particularly with the advent of desktop publishing. Everyone is a designer, but not everyone knows which fonts to use. January 29, 2010

Fonts: Your Own Handwriting

Here's a great idea -- for yourself or for a gift: YourFonts.com is an online service that allows you to make a TrueType font out of your handwriting December 10, 2009

New Gallo Fonts

We've got a bunch of new fonts to show off -- all created by Gerald Gallo! His picture and dingbat fonts are a specialty with a new quilt pattern font along with flowers, fish and birds, and a family of new display fonts called Dots. November 13, 2009