August 14, 2014

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Tintin Young

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7 Typography Resources, Fun and Free!

Have you been in a long love-and-hate relationship with typography or did you just recently fall in love with it? No matter which category you fall in, make sure you take a look at these fun resources that aim to help us understand more about typography and improve our skills! …

Have you been in a long love-and-hate relationship with typography or did you just recently fall in love with it? No matter which category you fall in, make sure you take a look at these fun resources that aim to help us understand more about typography and improve our skills! (So we could love typography even more!)

1. Thinking with Type
Probably every design student either owns a copy of this book or at least has read about it. Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton is online as well!

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2. Fontroduction
A little similar to Thinking with Type, Fontroduction introduces the terminology and classification of typography. And it also has interactive quizzes to test your knowledge of type.

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3. Interactive Typography
Designed by graphic designer Aaron Bloom, the website is meant to teach students in beginning levels about type anatomy and classification.

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4. Kern Type
A simple and beautiful designed kerning game to test your eyeballs and your understanding of the space between letters.

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5. Shape Type
Many visual artists like using the pen tool in Illustrator and can’t live without it. Let’s take it to another level, play with it to shape types and make them as smooth as possible. You think it’s easy?! Try on your own to see how much you score!

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6. Kern
A kerning game for iPhone. Play while you are on the subway and become an expert by the time you get out of the train!

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7. Typography Insight
You think the iPhone screen is too small but the laptop is too big to bring around? Try this app on iPad! Designed by Korean designer Dong Yoon Park, the app gives you an engaging insight into many famous typefaces.

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