Google maps typography. Rhett Dashwood culled a series of satellite images from the state of Victoria that resemble letterforms.
Hoefler & Frere-Jones explore typesetting the world’s largest prime number. The largest prime number has more than twelve million digits, and concluded that even one specific kern pair would save hundreds of feet.
A Wall Street Journal article on Comic Sans, its lovers and its haters. Vincent Connare also gets the WSJ portrait treatment.
Give power to designers. You can work for a small company, in a boring branch. You can have no budget, no people, but still can put your work to the highest possible level. Everyone can do it, you just need inspiration, vision and determination. And you need to remember, that to be good, is not enough.
A short, but inspiring TED presentation.
FF Dingbats 2 is reworked and updated to reflect current technology. It also makes use of OpenType features that allow each pictogram to be treated a series of layers that can be coloured independently.