Let’s start with some fantastic news: Issue #2 of Codex magazine is now available for pre-order. What’s more, you can now purchase a subscription. The second issue is rather special — A new Editor in Chief (Paul Shaw), a complete redesign (Linda Florio), more pages, more of the very, very best content. Spread the word.
More Luca Barcellona in action in Firenze:
Erik Spiekermann talks about Type on Screens at Creative Mornings Berlin:
I posted this Ampersand Balloon project by Conor & David months ago. Have just discovered the making of video:
Beautiful Bitmaps, a project from Uppercase mag. Here are a couple of my favorites:
Each letter of the alphabet is available as a print from the Uppercase store.
Great idea from Tim Brown: Type Set Match hosted on Dribbble.
Twenty Swedish Posters for 1930s Hollywood:
I’ve ordered mine, and can’t wait to get my hands on it. Herb Lubalin from Unit Editions:
An interesting short read on a logo(type) redesign by Typejockeys:
The Air New Zealand Logotype Design Process from Kris Sowersby:
Taca designed by Rúben Dias, and released through Fountain Type — a kind of Jean Claude Van Damme meets Eurostile:
The really lovely Hummingbird from Laura Worthington. Replete with a bucket-load of contextual alternates:
Gira Sans by Rui Abreu of Fountain Type:
And a lovely promo video:
Another script from the maestro Ale Paul. Hipster Script:
New from Typotheque, Karloff:
Read more about the design process and inspiration in Beauty & Ugliness in Type Design.
A large family from Adobe, Source Sans Pro. And free to download, including the source files (open source):
Luela from Cindy Kinash is fun. Combine it with Luela Frames for Etsy-esque feel:
From Font Bureau, The Reading Edge™ Series of fonts for small sizes on screens:
The site itself is testament to what can be achieved typographically on screen. Great stuff.
A fun way for kids or adults to learn Korean:
Type-related book marks
Baseline.js, a jQuery plugin for fixing vertical baselines.
Don’t forget to order your copy of Codex journal of typography! You’ll love it.