October Surf's Up for Fonts

It's October again and our annual fonts surf continues with more typographic discoveries including A Charming Font, and a special Halloween font from Graham Meade; some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles thanks to Neale Davidson, new Ambigrams; the logo for a community website called Typedia; and a glowing love for the ampersand! September 29, 2009

Delicious typography discoveries

The 15th Annual Fall Fonts Festival fonts surf ends with and look at some spectacular examples of most unusual typography from Google Earth land mass lettering to beautiful scripts in the sand September 29, 2009

Cooper Misunderstood

The Cooper typeface is quite often misunderstood by the graphic design community -- but they're usually thinking about Cooper Black, when the Cooper Old Style type family is quite a nice face! September 29, 2009

Michael Doret: Deliscript Font

Our good friend and master graphics expert Michael Doret is back with a fabulous new OpenType font that does more tricks than you've ever seen! Just get a load of Michael Doret's wonderful Deliscript font! September 19, 2009

Pilot your Fonts on Mac

Font Pilot allows users to view their collection of fonts, as well as uninstalled fonts, quickly and easily. Additionally, Font Pilot offers numerous other features, such as the character map, key combo list, and print engine. Version 2.4.3 offers many enhancements to allow for easier and faster application of fonts. September 7, 2009

Ablati and Artimas Fonts

New from David Bergsland this year is a whole series of wonderfully lyrical new serif fonts -- Opentype Pro with oldstyle figures, Small Caps plus many discretionary ligatures and swashes... ladies and gentlemen, introducing Ablati Oldstyle August 25, 2009

Fonts and Type dressings

the continuing question for the good, bad and ugly in type, fonts and typography! Can you believe the "Bread" font? Will you wear Typography fashions? Let's take a look and explore yet more typographic wonders August 25, 2009

15th Annual Fall Fonts Festival

Fred's back on the path, looking for font, type and typography treasures for this year's Fall Fonts Fest -- and he's finding ten-times as many great resources as before! Here is just the beginning of this year's surf... August 25, 2009

Fonts for Financials

When you're faced with designing text-heavy, number-heavy material, few things make the job easier than choosing the right fonts. Typography experts Hoefler & Frere-Jones provide us with four things to consider when selecting a typographic palette. August 25, 2009

Bodoni Open: beauty of rhythm

Little did Giovanni Battista Bodoni know that when he chiseled his first font that it would become a timeless classic which would endure all time. To understand why Bodoni has been called the "father of modern typefaces" we revisit the many splendid uses of the elegant typeface Bodoni Open August 7, 2009