Resources

Let me know of any links you find that you’d like to share.

ILLUSTRATORS / DESIGNERS

Jon Contino

Allen Crawford‘s “Song of Myself”

Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich

Martina Flor

Sean Freeman

John Hendrix

Jennifer Heuer

Jessica Hische

Seb Lester brilliant calligrapher

Lynn Pauley

Elvis Swift calligrapher/illustrator extraordinaire

Dana Tanamachi Queen of chalkboard lettering

TYPOGRAPHERS

Mark Simonson

Laura Worthington many calligraphic and historic genre fonts

TYPOGRAPHY

Anatomy of Typography

Free Fonts! A recent selection of 19 free fonts

Font Classification: Allan Haley

Test drive your fonts at Wordmark

Thinking With Type

The Type Studio

Type Infographics Some amusing, some with flawed details

Type Connection Typography dating game; can you make a match?

Using Photoshop to match a font from a photo you took of typography

BOOK DESIGN BLOGS

Book by its Cover

VIDEOS

Calligraphic tools and techniques

VeryFastHistoryofTypography by Ben Barrett-Forrest

Jessica Hische speaks (look at 25 minutes on in)

Word Crimes

Film Titles

Jon Contino’s BBQ sauce handlettering for Texas Monthly

Glen Weisberger hand letters with brush

Explore Syracuse: Cayetano Valenzuela

Helvetica; the movie

James Victore shows NYC signage

Width tool in Adobe Illustrator

Marian Bantjes TED Talk

Stefan Sagmeister at TED talks and talks and talks

Sagmeister hommage

MISCELLANY

AIGA The Ultimate Typography Quiz

Color Gamut explained

Color palette utilities

Comprehensive article on brush lettering and calligraphy

Design Quotes

Dimensional Type article

Gestalt Principles in Web Design

More Gestalt Principles II

Gig Poster trends in Print magazine

Online Bezier curve game with tutorials: suck at pen tool? Try this.

Inventive uses of display type in advertising

Photoshop Etiquette Basic rules of using the program, including type handling.

LECTURES

Typography Classifications: Typography.lo

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