Library

A collection of free resources to learn graphic and web design

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Typography Tutorial – 10 rules to help you rule type

Graphic Design Tutorial: 10 Typography rules to help you improve your type skills. Get better at graphic design by understanding how to use type. Improve your layouts instantly by following these 10 easy to follow rules.

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Letterpress Printing and Poster Design

Sometimes the best designs start offline — where there's no Cmd+Z. Handcrafted poster design with letterpress by Dirk Fowler.

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Graphic design can change your life

Erik Spiekermann talking with Gestalten TV about the process of designing typefaces.

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Type Terms

The animated typographic cheat sheet. If you are new to typography or here to refresh your memory, then Type Terms is the perfect tool for you.

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Typography 101

It is senior project of Bilkent University, Graphic Design department. 3.40 minute brief explanation of typography

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A23D

The story of the birth of the worlds first uniquely designed, 3D printed Letterpress font

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Type Scale

A visual browser based tool to set the typographical scale with ability to export CSS

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Font Combinator

This tool has been built to allow previewing of font combinations in a fast, browser-based manner.

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Typewonder

Try any google font on any site in seconds!

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Gridlover

The tool to establish a typographic system
with modular scale and vertical rhythm.

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Fontology

It is a guide in the use of type – for students, educators and professional designers.

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Meet Your Type

A field guide to love & typography. Great free PDF book about typography from FontShop.

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Type Connection

Type Connection is a game that helps you learn how to pair typefaces.

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Discover Typography

Great way to discover fonts by Hoefler & Co

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The Fundamental Elements of Design

Short video about 6 fundamentals of design in action: balance, proximity, alignment, repetition, contrast and space.

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Unheap

A tidy repository of jQuery plugins

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My life in typefaces

In this charming talk, Matthew Carter, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial, takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font.

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Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film

A short film about letterpress and one of the few remaining movable-type printing workshops in the UK, situated at Plymouth University, featuring Paul Collier.

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The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web

A practical guide to web typography

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Don’t Fear the Internet

Basic HTML&CSS video guide for non-web designers

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The History of Typography

A paper-letter animation about the history of fonts and typography.

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I’m Comic Sans, Asshole

A short monologue from the perspective of the typeface comic sans.

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Comic Sans

A short documentary about the font Comic Sans. Created for a video production course and inspired by the film "Helvetica" by Gary Hustwit.

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Practical Typography

This book is part­ly an ex­per­i­ment in tak­ing the web se­ri­ous­ly as a book-pub­lish­ing medi­um.

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Thinking with Type

Type is the foundation of print and web design. Everything you need to know about thinking with type, you will find here.

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Shape Type

Learn how to manipulate bézier curves and get a typography lesson at the same time

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Kern Type

A game that will help you understand letter spacing and kerning