You don’t have to agree with the definitions supplied by YouWorkForThem to enjoy their glossary of font nomenclature. See: What Do Font Names Actually Mean? | YouWorkForThem Blog
Thanks to our buddy Bill for telling us about Ben Barrett-Forrest’s wonderful “History of Typography,” done entirely in paper animation.
via The History of Typography in Paper-Letter Animation – Little Green Footballs.
Larry Yudelson sent us a link to the Periodic Table of Typefaces
Periodic Table of Typefaces
. If we had any wall space left, we’d order one and put it up!
Ahhhh, in the old days, one needed all kinds of specialized knowledge to talk type. Now Wikipedia will suffice:
Sic transit gloria mundi !