Twitter Typography Roundup: 21 Feb 2009

Jared Benson's picture

In case you're not following the backchannel chatter on Twitter, I've grabbed a mere snapshot of some of the links being thrown around the last 24 hours or so. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Many of these sites are not new, but perhaps you'll find something that has slipped through your typography filters.

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TOP PICKS

15 great typography-based objects
http://www.designer-daily.com/15-great-typography-based-objects-1714

The Typography of Code
http://blog.hamstu.com/2008/02/03/the-typography-of-code/

50 Mind-blowing Retro-style Photoshop Illustrations
http://psd.tutsplus.com/articles/inspiration/50-mind-blowing-retro-style...

40 Brilliantly Photoshopped Print Ads
http://psd.tutsplus.com/articles/web/40-brilliantly-photoshopped-print-ads/

Typog/graphic posters
http://www.typographicposters.com/

The Vignelli Canon (PDF Download)
http://is.gd/g2ZD

KERN: The iPhone game
http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2009/02/17/kern-the-iphone-game.html

TIPS/TUTORIALS/RESOURCES

Master Web Typography: 8 Detailed Typography Tips for the Web
http://briancray.com/2009/02/18/master-web-typography-8-detailed-typogra...

10 Tutorials for Great Typography
http://www.presidiacreative.com/10-tutorials-for-great-typography/

Kinetic Typography Tutorial
http://www.crookedgremlins.com/09/01/2008/kinetic-typography-tutorial/

50 Typography Resources You Must Look At
http://www.webscienceman.com/2009/01/13/50-typography-resources-you-must...

What fonts are websafe in 2009?
http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/showthread?t=600738

10 Web Typography Rules Every Designer Should Know
http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/02/10-web-typography-rules-every-de...

Online ASCII text generator
http://www.network-science.de/ascii/

Typography Toolbox
http://designm.ag/resources/typography-toolbox/

Flickr: Typography and Lettering
http://www.flickr.com/groups/type/

VIDEOS

Pulp Fiction in Motion Graphics
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HePWBNcugf8

Popup by Marion Bataille
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4sesd_popup-by-marion-bataille_creation

The Crisis of Credit
http://crisisofcredit.com/

toastconcept SHOWREEL 2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSmv-PR1U_Q

I.O.U.S.A. The Movie
http://www.iousathemovie.com/

Original Design Gangsta
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJexyQT0l1c

IMAGES

Organic Typography
http://twitpic.com/1m2un

Tate triennial brochure
http://twitpic.com/1lrwp

Typography Illustration
http://www.youworkforthem.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/ami1.gif

INSPIRATION

70 Minimalist Typography Examples
http://www.backtoessentials.com/inspiration/70-minimalist-typography-exa...

Vintage and Retro Typography Showcase
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/26/retro-and-vintage-typography-...

101 Typography Resources for Web Designers
http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/design/typography-resources/

FF Meta Serif by Spiekermann, Schwartz, and Sowersby
http://typographica.org/001135.php

...t.y.p.o.r.g.a.n.i.s.m...
http://www.typorganism.com/

Some Amazing Works of Creative Typography
http://www.designfreebies.org/typography/some-amazing-works-of-creative-...

Bad (and hilarious) Typography
http://typophile.com/node/55063

2,100 Victorian Monograms
http://books.google.ca/books?id=V35qpKUE5noC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Karl...

SPVZ, Valentin Adam, Graphiste
http://www.spvz.net/?p=49

Behance Typography inspiration Part 1
http://www.flylyf.com/behance-typography-inspiration-part-1/

Lou Dorfsman | directeur de la création chez CBS
http://www.typogabor.com/cbs-dorfsman/index.html

DOWNLOADS

Typography Matters: Desktop Wallpapers
http://www.dezinerfolio.com/freebie/wallpapers-typography-matters

iPhone and Desktop wallpapers for font freaks & typenuts
http://typenuts.com/

Misprinted Type
http://misprintedtype.com/v3/fonts.php

huge Type for the iPhone
http://hugetype.com/
http://www.nclud.com/sketchbook/hugetype

EVENTS

Matthew Carter / Genuine imitations: a type designer’s view of revivals
http://stbride.org/public/events/genuineimitations

TDC 2009 Results
http://tdc.org/tdc/competitions
http://tdc.org/tdc/tdc2-2009-winners
http://ilovetypography.com/2009/02/20/tdc2-2009-results/

NEWS/ARTICLES

Ebooks inability to render complex typography is a limiting factor in using them for technical book distribution
http://toc.oreilly.com/2008/06/select-oreilly-books-soon-on-kindle-and-a...

Teextile T-shirt winner announced
http://www.teextile.com/community/site_news/258/

lowercase sans-serifs for statistically-worse readability
http://evanmeagher.net/2009/02/lowercase-sans-serifs-for-statistically-w...

Helvetica Wikipedia page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helvetica

PRODUCTS

Move over Tupperware: Vinyl Typography for the home
http://jes.uppercaseliving.net/Home.m

Comments

BruceS63's picture

Good stuff, Jared. Thanks for the links.

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tea4three's picture

cracking stuff thanks!

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