Readings: Typography Basics

Some very basic “Do’s & Don’ts” of type. There are thousands of sites about typography! Here are just a few good ones.

  1. BEST BOOK: Thinking with Type – by Ellen Lupton.
  2. A few good fonts…and
  3. A game of crimes against typography.
  4. The top ten crimes against typography; a short list of DON’TS.
  5. Four rules for combining type, from Dynamic Graphics.
  6. Some visuals on kerning and tracking.
  7. Kerning game!
  8. A site for people who LOVE type: I Love Typography.