Guest Top Ten List

Stephen Coles is type director at FontShop San Francisco and editor of Typographica and the FontFeed. When he's not gazing at glyphs he's ogling vintage goodies at the Mid-Century Modernist.

Underhyped Type: 10 of the Best Typography Blogs You May Have Missed


The progress and process of one of type design's rising stars, Christian Robertson. Follow closely and you'll catch an occasional free beta font download.

Easily Amused

There are few living typographers who have written more about the craft than John D. Berry, President of ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) and former director of the Type Directors Club.


Get a taste of what it's like to be a type design student — follow the folks from the Masters in Type Design program at Reading University in England.


This baby is six months old and already the voice of the burgeoning hand lettering community.

Mark Simonson Notebook

There are very few seasoned type designers who blog regularly. Mark Simonson, famous for his Scourge of Arial article, is at the top of the heap.

Ministry of Type

Aegir Hallmundur thoughtfully and beautifully executes every post, each of which has its own design, defying the traditional blog format and delighting the eye.

Phinney on Fonts

This former Adobe employee knows more about the tech side of fonts than anyone I know. Learn up!

Type 101

The Font Bureau is a grandaddy of digital type, with enough combined experience stored up in their little foundry to run all of fontdom. Fortunately for the rest of us peons, they impart some of that wisdom in their company blog.


If you can read Swedish: feast on the erudite analysis of Pangea design's Fredrik Andersson. If you can't read Swedish: there are still plenty of fascinating images and links to snack on.

David John Earls is one of the original type bloggers, laying down his snarky, insightful opinion since 1999.