This week the focus is on Typography. We’ll look at some apps (games & reference), books, tutorials and freebies. Enjoy some cool type in the summer heat.
Type Films & Essays
Upside Down, Left to Right. A letterpress movie.
The history of Amsterdam’s Curly Letter.
Metatron, a font based on sacred geometries.
Free open-source type? Yes please! The League of Moveable Type.
Free monthly font goodness @Veer.
Bariol, a rounded typeface with lots of use, from decorative to covers to editorial.
Friday Fresh Free Fonts is a regular feature over at abduzeedo, check it out.
The Daily Drop Cap. The experiment is complete, but it’s a wonderful archive to explore.
Type Games & Apps
TypeConnection, a typographic dating game. How do you rate as a match maker?
Fontshop’s FontBook for iPad – 620,000 font specimens for your typographic exploration. Lovely.
Kern Type, the kerning game.
So much fun: I Shot the Serif.