January 20th, 2011 | typography
My weekly round up of typographic goodness from around the web.
Video: The Alphabet
Alessandro Novelli animated Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a typeface beginning with that letter in this animated video by Alessandro Novelli. (via Single Measures)
Type in the Wild: The Social Network – How to promote a film about Facebook without saying “Facebook”
The Social Network’s accolades at the Golden Globes this week reminded me of this piece from Fonts in Use describing the clever use of type in the movie’s poster design.
Type Tweet O’ the Week: Turquoise Ravie Font
Congrats to @pclothespress for making me literally LOL with this tweet that manages to insult personal email signature users and fans of the dreaded Ravie font at the same time. Well played, Sheena.
Further Reading: Web fonts via 2010
Kind of a rant, but a meaty one, on Nice Web Type celebrating all the good that web font movement and its supporters did last year. “In short: Stop writing, ‘Thanks to web font services like Typekit, Fontdeck, Kernest…’ The real thanks goes to designers who decide to use web fonts, people who open their minds to type as a valuable web asset, people who share what they learn, type foundries sweating the details, and the folks moving WOFF forward.”
Have you come across something amazing and typography-related online? Let me know! If I include it in an upcoming edition of TypoTh, I’ll gladly give you credit.Tags: links, typography thursday