Fonts in Use

  • My Type of Music

    Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover and a band by its album art.

  • ScreenFonts

    A typographic look at today’s movie posters and film titles. (a.k.a. Characters on The Silver Screen)

  • Lovely Lettering

    Typography is made with type, but some of the best letters are made one at a time, by hand.

  • Oops!

    A light-hearted repository of amusing typos and typographic mishaps.

 

Student Film Looks At Typography From Paper To Screen

With the current interest in web fonts the title may be misleading, because this time we are talking about type from paper to the movie screen. Set to the music of Claude Debussy and Georges Delerue, From Paper To Screen was created by Thibault de Fournas as part of his final year graduation at the [...]

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Filmotype Specimen Pages on Flickr

As a logical extension of my previous post, here is some authentic vintage font porn from James Pucket. This self-professed “craftsman of typefaces in the American tradition” is founder of Dunwich Type Founders and responsible for Daily Type Specimen, a Tumblr whose name is pretty self-explanatory. James recently scanned over thirty Filmotype specimen pages at [...]

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PVP Makes Fun of Font Porn

The popular webcomic by Scott R. Kurtz makes its third reference to typography.

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Animated Short Explains The History Of Typography

Ben Barrett-Forrest breezes through the history of typography in a little over five minutes.

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Gorgeous Typographic Illustrations for Wired Magazine

Designer and illustrator Timba Smits created a dozen typographic illustrations for the article “Rory Sutherland knows how to save marketing” in Wired.

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Mota Italic Gallery Unofficially Opens TYPO Berlin With Word Jazz

Celebrate the second anniversary of the Mota Italic Gallery at the per-TYPO Berlin Party and Word Jazz opening night.

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Specimens are nice, but we love to catch a typeface in the wild, where it can truly show how it performs in the real world.

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