Joan and Erik Spiekermann’s foundry Fontshop has a very nice collection of typographic education resources available to download for free.
Snooping web fonts made easy
Sure, you can find out all you need to know about fonts on a web page by inspecting the code with Firebug or the likes, but the WhatFont bookmarklet makes font snooping super easy.
Good Google web fonts
Having trouble finding the best Google web fonts for your next website design? Chad Mazzola wants to help you out…
Web Typography for the Lonely
Web Typography for the Lonely is an ongoing collection of experiments and writings on, you guessed it, web type. Each entry features a demo and write-up explaining how the result was achieved.
Free fonts from Fontfabric
Fontfabric has some really nice fonts on offer and many of them are available free of charge! Here are a few you might be interested in adding to your collection…
An unusual font from Bulgaria
Lemniscate is an intriguing font designed by Rositsa Gorolova of Sofia, Bulgaria. It is available as a free download.
The curious case of the missing canvas: How typographic scale will save design
For the last few days I have really been trying to wrap my brain around the concepts of scale and ratio in design and specifically typography. The intention of this post is to continue the conversation on these topics…
Pay what you want for fonts from Lost Type Co-op
Lost Type Co-op is a font foundry with a unique philosophy: they distribute beautiful and unique typefaces, and you decide how much you want to pay!
The three-letter kerning technique
Ilene Strizver explains how kerning your display type three letters at a time can help beginners get a feel for this essential typographic skill.
Wish list: Explorations in Typography / Mastering the Art of Fine Typesetting
This beautiful typographic reference book with its yellow gilded edges looks like an absolute must-have.