Articles – Fonts and typography

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Sans Forgetica – RMIT

Why are tech companies making custom typefaces?

What’s the Difference Between Variable and Parametric Fonts?

From idea to typeface: How are fonts designed?

Structural Typography

A Better Way to Create Typography Design Systems

A Guide To Combining Fonts

Fonts That People Actually Use

Helvetica and the Aesthetics of Swiss Design

Weird things variable fonts can do

Tungsten: a modern, industrious font

Typography Resources – Typography Resources is a curated directory of resources to buy, learn and acknowledge great typography.

Graphic Designer Substitutes Wordmarks In Famous Logos With The Fonts They Use

Modernizing Arabic Type for a Digital Audience

Speaker Spotlight: Laurence Penney on Variable Fonts

What is Typesetting?

An Exploration of Variable Fonts


Getting Started with Variable Fonts: Tips and Resources

Variable font experiments

Sessions with typography

Rhythm in web typography



Free Fonts Resources

Google Fonts

BE fonts – Free Fonts for Creatives

Font squirrel

Da Font

Get Fonts


Abstract Fonts

Font Fabric

The league of moveable type – Open Source Fonts

DFF – World’s largest free font download repository, Daily updates with high-quality ttf & otf fonts

FDR free fonts

DBF free fonts from Dribbble and Behance

Fond Font

Free Typography

1001 Fonts

1001 Free Fonts

Designermill free fonts

Freebiesbug – Free fonts & Typefaces

Pixel Surplus

Font Fabric




Font Tools and Extensions

Fontface Ninja – a free browser extension that let you inspect, try, buy and bookmark any fonts on any website

Font playground


Use & Modify

Typewolf – What’s Trending in Type

Fonty – A simple tool for testing web fonts directly on live sites

Font Joy – Font pairing made simple

Better Web Type – Better web typography for a better web

Tyffle – Try Google Fonts Blazing Fast

What font is – The best font finder tool

Archetype app – Digital typography design tool

Mixing Typefaces cheatsheet

Font Reach – it scans the top million sites to show font usage across the web.

Fontflame – Tinder for Font Pairing.

Our own thing – Font pairing

Typespiration – Free inspirational web font combinations with color palettes and ready-to-use HTML/CSS code.

Font Matcharator (scan image to find font)

Font Combinator


Fonts in use

Font Pair – Fonts that go together

Canva – Font combinations

Modular Scale

Type Scale – A visual calculator

Prototypo – Create unlimited typeface variations with a few swipes

Adobe Typekit – Great fonts, where you need them

Type Connection – A typographic dating game

Typecast – Design for the reader by putting type first

Fontea – Plugin for Photoshop to use Google fonts

Variable fonts – A simple resource for finding and trying variable fonts

Fontbase – Font management. Perfected.

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