CALENDAR

MEDIA

  • A Short Visit to Firefly Press — This wonderful little documentary speaks to the craftsmanship and love of traditional design
  • Book Artists and Poets — Lively conversations are about craft, inspiration, careers, and aspirations.
  • Design Chat — a weekly video and text-based conversation between creatives
  • Design Matters — Design Matters with Debbie Millman is an opinionated and provocative internet talk radio show about graphic design, branding and cultural anthropology.
  • Doyald Young, Logotype Designer — a clip from a lynda.com documentary
  • Final Marks: The Art of the Carved Letter — Since it was produced in 1978, Final Marks has become a classic documentary about lettercutting, in both monumental inscriptions and on gravestones.
  • Font Game — Do you know your VAG from your Bembo?
  • FontCast — FontShop’s video podcast series interviewing the most interesting figures in typography and graphic design.
  • Helvetica — Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture.
  • How Monotype Works — Courtesy of the Katran Press, here are 8 videos illuminating the operation of the Monotype keyboard & composition caster. Demonstrated by Michael Bixler and the late Annie Wooster at the Bixler Press & Letterfoundry of Skaneateles, New York.
  • Linotype: The Film — a documentary about Ottmar Mergenthaler’s amazing Linotype typesetting machine and the people who own and love these machines today.
  • Michael & Winifred Bixler Press & Letterfoundry — a short video by Mary M. Jones
  • Paul Rand — For Paul Rand’s posthumous induction into The One Club’s Hall of Fame for 2007, Mark Gardner created a short film, combining original animation with a videotaped interview of Rand himself, that encapsulated his unique and timeless contribution to the desi
  • Proceed and Be Bold — This is the trailer for the documentary starring Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.
  • Read Between the Leading — A podcast on type from Aaron Heth & Matt McInerney, two passionate design students at the Savannah College of Art & Design
  • The Arsty Type — an interview with F2′s Dirk Fowler
  • The Art of Hermann Zapf — A film on the purpose and techniques of calligraphy. Presented and produced by Hallmark. Filmed at Hallmark cards during a visit by Mr. Zapf.
  • The Art of the Title Sequence — This blog showcases television and film title designs and the designers who create them.
  • The Library of Congress — The LOC’s Youtube channel
  • The Sign Painter movie — is currently in Production as of March 2010. This documentary is about sign painters in America.
  • Typeface — a film charting the intersection of rural America and contemporary graphic design
  • Typeradio — The radio channel on type & design.
  • TypeWar — an online type identification game
  • We Use Way Too Many Fonts — The celebrated designer Massimo Vignelli discusses the history of typography, the popularity of the film “Helvetica,” and why there are only a dozen good fonts in the world.

MUSEUMS

ORGANIZATIONS

  • AIGA: American Institute of Graphic Arts — AIGA, the professional association for design, is the premier place for design—to discover it, discuss it, understand it, appreciate it, be inspired by it. It is the place designers turn to first to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical
  • American Printing History Association — The American Printing History Association encourages the study of printing history and its related arts and skills, including calligraphy, typefounding, typography, papermaking, bookbinding, illustration, and publishing.
  • ATypI: Association Typographique Internationale — ATypI, Association Typographique Internationale, is the global forum and focal point for the type community and business.
  • Calligraphy Society of Victoria — a non-profit group of calligraphers, lettering artists and people who share a love of lettering.
  • CULPA — The College & University Letterpress Printers’ Association (CULPA) is an international group established in 2006 to bring together students and educators at international college-level letterpress programs.
  • Graphê — (In French) The Association for the Advancement of Typographic Art dedicated to saving the heritage of L’Imprimerie Nationale, France’s National Printing Office
  • Graphic Arts Guild
  • Icograda — International Council of Graphic Design Associations
  • International Society of Typographic Designers
  • Legacy of Letters — The Legacy of Letters Tour Program offers guided study tours with a special focus on letterforms.
  • Letter Exchange — The Letter Exchange, founded in 1988, is a society for professionals involved in the whole spectrum of the lettering arts and crafts, from calligraphy and letter-cutting, through design for print, publishing and typography, to signage and architectural le
  • Letterheads — about the craft of making signs
  • Loslogos — Loslogos.org wants to collect local logo and type design before they disappear and put them together in a virtual city. Help us, by taking pictures of logos and typefaces of your own city and places you visit.
  • Society of Printers — for the study and advancement of the art of printing
  • Society of Publication Designers — dedicated to promoting and encouraging excellence in editorial design
  • SOTA: The Society of Typographic Aficionados — The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization devoted to type, typography, and the related arts.
  • The Caxton Club — Chicago’s finest bibliophiles
  • The Herb Lubalin Study Center — Herb Lubalin (1918–1981) is best known for his wildly illustrative typography and his groundbreaking work for the magazines Avant Garde, Eros, and Fact.
  • The Plantin Society — The Plantin Society gives an advanced course for anyone who works in the broad field of graphic communication.
  • The Printing Historical Society — Founded in London in 1964, The Printing Historical Society now has individual and institutional members worldwide. Still fully committed to its original aims, the Society fosters interest in the history of printing and encourages both the study and the pr
  • The Type Directors Club — The Type Directors Club is the leading international organization whose purpose is to support excellence in typography, both in print and on screen.
  • The Typographic Circle — The Typographic Circle was formed in 1976 to bring together anyone with an interest in type and typography. We are a not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers.
  • The Typophiles — For more than seventy years the Typophiles have shared their abiding pleasure in fine printing through convivial meetings and handsomely produced publications. The Typophiles is a not-for-profit educational association that encourages the appreciation and
  • Tokyo Type Directors Club
  • Type — UK-based group of typographic interests
  • Type Camp — seminars & workshops for students, amateurs & professionals
  • Type Club of Toronto
  • Type Consortium — keeping the letters in letterpress
  • Typeladies — the global network for women and type
  • Typeright — An organization dedicated to ensuring fair copyright protection for type designs

SITES OF INTEREST

  • 29 Arabic Letters — discusses Arabian typography and typography-related news in Arabic countries.
  • 30 Conversations on Design — asks 30 creative professionals “What single example of design inspires you most?” & “What problem should design solve next?”
  • 300&65 Ampersands — A blog entirely dedicated to the beauty of Ampersands
  • 8faces — a magazine for devotees of typography
  • A Considered Approach — Observations about design with the attention it deserves
  • A Radical Stance — addressing Consumerism and Sustainability through Communication Design
  • A Type a Week — Typographical posters, dedicated to an specific font each week.
  • Ace Jet 170 — Ace Jet 170 showcases interesting examples of found type; printed type found in sales, shops, signs, and type found and submitted by readers
  • Adventures in Monotype — The trials and tribulations of a late-starting typecaster
  • Aisle One — Aisle One serves as an inspirational resource on typography, graphic design, grid systems, and other visual design topics.
  • Arabic Type and Typography — Nadine Chahine’s thoughtful weblog on Arabic Type and Typography
  • Blogosfera — Blogosfera is written in English and Spanish and presents news, reviews and technology in typography design.
  • Blue Pencil — Typographic observations of Paul Shaw.
  • Brand New — chronicles & provides opinions on corporate & brand identity work
  • Cabaret Typographie — Cabaret Typographie is a typographic workshop based between several Italian cities
  • Cast off calculation — pre-digital era method for calculating how many typeset pages your manuscript will be
  • Casual Optimist — Books, Design & Culture
  • Caustic Cover Critic — One man’s endless ranting about book design
  • Center for Vernacular Typography — Polaroids taken of mostly hand-painted signs all across the United States.


  • Chank! — Chank showcases the author’s font designs and discusses news and technology related to design.
  • Chris Beesley — Chris Beesly’s blog discusses typography as used in everyday advertising and media.
  • Cooper Union Typography — The official blog of Cooper Union’s graphic design classes, this blog covers a variety of typography-related topics.
  • Creation — the great big typography thread
  • Daily Drop Cap — The Daily Drop Cap is an ongoing project by typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische.
  • Daily Heller — Steven Heller’s articles at Print magazine.
  • Daily Letterpress — David Wolske’s daily dose of wood type and letterpress printing
  • Daily Type — Daily Type is a creative project run by several Russian type designers.
  • David Brezina — Written by designer David Brezina, this blog showcases the author’s multilingual type designs and discusses news and events in the world of typography.
  • David the Designer — This blog is written by a designer and discusses typography and letter design in advertising, art, print, and more.
  • de Typo a Tipo — (in Spanish mostly)
  • Design Education — Design & typography bibiliographies & links by Alessandro Segalini
  • design et typo — (In French) Peter Gabor’s weblog of “typography and semantic values, decoding the current graphics and typography.”
  • Design Observer — Features critical essays and selected writings of design culture.
  • design:related
  • Designer's Review of Books
  • Designers Books — rare & out of print books reviewed by designers
  • Designing with Type — Designingwithtype.com is a web site devoted to the art and appreciation of typography.
  • DT&G — The Journal of Design, Typography & Graphics
  • Easily Amused — The blog of editor and typographer John D. Berry.
  • Editions B42 — publishes books about graphic design, typography, pop culture and contemporary art.
  • Emayteedee — This blog is collaboratively written by the University of Reading Master of Arts in Typeface Design (MATD) program. Emayteedee covers general typography and design related topics as well as news and events in the MATD group.
  • Emigre Essays — A selection of essays from Emigre magazine
  • Endgrain — Designer & collector Bethany Heck’s site dedicated to letterpress and her passion for woodtype.
  • Eurotypo — Eurotypo offers international courses of typography and typeface design inspired on lapidary scripts, Middle Age manuscripts and Humanistic mobile types.
  • Exljbris — Exlibris is written by a type designer and discusses typography, the font design process and advancements in the world of typography.
  • eye — the international review of graphic design
  • Fixabook — analyses book design and gives strategic & creative guidance on jackets, blurbs and spines.
  • Font Aid — Designers from around the world contribute artwork for a typeface to raise funds for humanitarian purposes.
  • Fontblog — Fontblog
  • Fontblog (German) — Fontblog (German)
  • Fontef Photolog — Fontef invites members to post and discuss photographs of interesting typography.
  • Fontfeed — The FontFeed is a daily dispatch of recommended fonts, typography techniques, and inspirational examples of digital type at work in the real world.
  • Fontifier — Your own handwriting on your computer!
  • Fontnest
  • Fontscape — typeface directory
  • Fontshop- Unzipped — presents reviews and analysis of the typography industry, including awards, design and fonts in everyday communication.
  • Fontspotting — Flickr group collecting found typography.
  • Fontstruct — This blog discusses the typography design process and offers downloads of new font designs.
  • FontZone — A subscription based type news source.
  • For the Love of Type
  • Found Type — A photographic collection of typography in it’s urban environment by Pedro Leal
  • FPO: For Print Only — a division of Under Consideration dedicated to both the visual stimulus and the detailing of the development and production of printed matter.
  • Friends of Type — Friends of Type is a collection or “sketchbook” of type design, presenting typography design from print, animation, photographs, found objects, and more.
  • Friends of Type — features original typographic design and lettering by four primary contributors
  • Golden Ratio Calculator — Useful online tool. Mac OS widget & Windows sidebar gadget available as well.
  • Good Web Fonts — Who has time to test web fonts? Relax. They’re doing it for you.
  • Grafik — an independently published, monthly graphic design magazine serving the international design community
  • H&FJ News, Notes and Observations
  • Handpainted Signs of the World — A celebration of handpainted signage
  • Hyperactivitypography from A to Z — Hyperactivitypography from A to Z is an activity book for typographers illustrated in a nostalgic vintage style to give it a sweet and childlike look.
  • I Love Typography — ILT is designed to inspire its readers, to make people more aware of the typography that’s around them.
  • Identifont — Another unique system for identifying that elusive font you want to know the name of.
  • Identifont — the largest independent directory of typefaces on the Internet
  • idsgn — a design blog
  • Imprint — the online community for graphic designers
  • Incipit — A communication design firm whose practice is built upon typographic expertise.
  • It's not my type — Giuseppi Salerno’s blog about typefaces, typography and everyday inspirations.
  • Itchybot — Found typography.
  • Kennedy Prints! — Printer-prophet Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., our friend & neighbor here in Alabama.
  • Le Typographe — related to the French typographical scene & Francophone by extension
  • Lead Graffiti
  • LetterCult — LetterCult is Brian Jaramillo & Ray Frenden’s attempt to highlight artists & designers doing remarkable work with custom letters.
  • Letterology — Jennifer Kennard’s online open classroom of book design, experimental typography, and professional practices to second year design students at Seattle Central Community College
  • Letterology — Letters are symbols which turn matter into spirit
  • Letterpress Daily — Typographer & printer David Wolske’s daily dose of wood type and letterpress printing
  • Logo Design Love — devoted to the design of logos & visual identities
  • Logo, Font & Lettering.com — The natural typographic genius that is Leslie Cabarga
  • Love Helvetica — Love Helvetica grew out of the author’s affinity for the Helvetica font. The blog presents and discusses Helvetica as used in various media.
  • Memphis Type — Cool type in the Bluff City
  • Microsoft Typography — A great site for all that is happening in the world of type.
  • MyFonts Blog — The MyFonts Blog is a companion resource to MyFonts, the world’s largest collection of fonts.
  • MyFonts.com — Features font identification and much more useful information.
  • Nicetype — Nicetype discusses typography and graphic design, featuring news, reviews and designers.
  • Notebook — Notebook of the Mark Simonson Studio
  • Opentype.info — Opentype.info is the weblog of the German designer and author Ralf Herrmann. Currently, this weblog is about topics such as typography, webfonts, signage and wayfinding.
  • Periodic Table of Typefaces — presents 100 of the most popular, influential & notorious typefaces today
  • Phinney on Fonts
  • Pilcrow Pabalum — Paul Hunt’s type-related blog.
  • Planet Typography — Planet Typography is a portal entirely dedicated to the art and the science of typography.
  • Plantin-Moretus Prize — antin-Moretus Prizes for the best designed books in Flanders
  • Pressing Letters — A Collection of Inspirational Letterpress
  • Print — Founded in 1940 by William Edwin Rudge, Print is a bimonthly magazine about visual culture & design, dedicated to showcasing the extraordinary in design on and off the page.
  • Print for Love of Wood — a UK design & letterpress studio dedicated to wood type
  • Printeresting — “Since 2008, the thinking person’s favorite online resource for interesting printmaking miscellany.”
  • Psychtyped — dedicated to research, design, language, and interdisciplinary conquests. Enjoy Psycho Typography!
  • Read the type — a forum & knowledge resource for typographers & scientists
  • Regional Oral History Office interviews — The Regional Oral History Office Interviews on Books & Fine Printing
  • Retinart — Reflections on the joyous elegance of graphic design & creative thought
  • Rock That Font — Your intermittent dose of rock album cover typography in all its semi-verified glory.
  • Shady Characters — Keith Houston’s blog about the unusual stories behind some well-known marks of punctuation
  • Slanted — Founded in 2004, Slanted has grown into an important design portal and discussion forum on typography and design in the German-speaking area.
  • Spiekerblog — Spiekerblog covers typographic media in all forms.
  • Super Duper — a collection of South African signage
  • Swiss Legacy — Swiss Legacy, written by Xavier Encinas, focuses on graphic design, typography, and outstanding and inspirational examples of letter design.
  • Teaching Type — Teaching Type is an initiative by tutors, students and people interested in typography, typographic education and related subjects.
  • The Ampersand — The Ampersand is a product of the author’s affection for the ampersand. The blog showcases the ampersand in typography design.
  • The Doyald Young Collection — Books, fonts & writings by Doyald Young
  • The Gift of Gabberjabbs — another fine essay on the inscrutable Walter Hamady by Roy Behrens
  • The Grid System — The Grid System serves as a resource where graphic designers and typography designers discuss using the grid system, the golden ratio and baseline grids.
  • The Ministry of Type — Aegir Hallmundur’s weblog about type, typography, lettering, calligraphy and other related inspiration.
  • The Periodic Table of Typefaces — presents 100 of the most popular, influential & notorious typefaces today
  • The Private Library — L.D. Mitchell’s blog of all things bibliophilic
  • The Terminal — P22′s journal of typography & lettering arts
  • Thinking with Type — Thinking with Type is a companion to the book “Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students” by Ellen Lupton, which addresses type design and includes essays and practical guidance in the field.
  • Typblography — Typblography provides a window into the Adobe Type Development team, who will take turns offering their musings on the technical, business, historical and design aspects of type (fonts) and its technologies, including OpenType and SING.
  • Typblography — Typblography provides a window into the Adobe Type Development team, who will take turns offering their musings on the technical, business, historical and design aspects of type (fonts) and its technologies, including OpenType and SING.
  • Type 101 — Type 101 is written by the lead designers of The Font Bureau, Inc., covering news, trends and outstanding examples of typography.
  • Type 4 Screen — Type 4 Screen began as a PhD study and now analyzes the influence of digital technology on typography design.
  • Type and Lettering — Type and Lettering is a design resource, maintained Ken Barber, a type designer and letterer at House Industries.
  • Type Books: for The Well-Read Typographer — A comprehensive listing of books on typography
  • Type Facts — Christoph Koeberlin’s blog on typography & books (German)
  • Type for you — A blog on typography by Pedro Serrão & other contributors.
  • Type Index
  • Type News — Type News is a live, autonomous, aggregating system that sucks up then spits out all the latest news from the type industry.
  • Type Theory — Ty Wilkins’ Type Theory is a journal of contemporary typography featuring news, views, reviews and interviews.
  • Type Tide — Not lettering. Just nice typefaces used nicely. Curated by Typographica.
  • Type various — Flickr set of typographic related material from the Porchez Typofonderie.
  • Typebase — TypeBase contains links to fine quality typographic websites around the world, selected by Donald Roos of VetteLetters.nl & Robert-Jan van Noort of Pankra Studio.
  • Typedia — A shared encyclopedia of typefaces
  • Typedu — TypEdu is an online educational resource for type designs students of Hannes Famira
  • Typeface — Typeface focuses on the Hamilton Wood Type Museum, a rural Midwestern museum and print shop where international artists meet retired craftsmen and together navigate the convergence of modern design and traditional technique.
  • Typeforge
  • Typegasm — Kaitie Bakker’s blog of typographic observations & obsessions
  • TypeNeu — An odyssey in typography.
  • Typesites — Typesites is a community authored blog showcasing only a weekly basis websites with interesting typographic design.
  • Typetester — A tool for comparing multiple fonts on the screen with different settings which then generate CSS for you.
  • Typies — With assistance by Francisca Reyes, Juan Pablo de Gregorio offers an English version of “Letritas” his spanish blog about typography and graphic design.
  • Typo — An inspiring bi-monthly magazine on typography, graphic design and visual communication.
  • TypOff — TypeOff.de, the online soapbox for its founder Dan Reynolds, is dedicated to discussion about typography and typeface design.
  • TypoFile — Online Typography publication by Will-Harris
  • Typographer — An eternally evolving not-for-profit typography project by David Earls & Yves Peters.
  • Typographic Design for Children
  • Typographic Web Design — How to think like a typographer in HTML and CSS, an interactive e-book by Laura Franz
  • Typographica — Type reviews, books & commentary
  • Typographical Measurement Systems in Comparison — Another very handy reference tool, this time from ParaType.
  • Typographical Unit Conversion Calculator — Multiple point conversions. Amazingly handy.
  • Typographunnies — Typographunnies is a collection of jokes, puns and humor on typography.
  • Typography for Lawyers
  • Typography Needs You! — Atelier Carvalho Bernau as a project of ExperimentaDesign
  • Typography Served — The typography portion of “The Served” a family of sites “bring[ing] you a steady supply of top quality creative work, with each site streaming fresh projects in specific categories (e.g. fashion, industrial design, photography…)”
  • TypoJungle — TypoJungle is an inspirational resource focused on typography, graphic design, books, exhibitions, minimalism and modernism, updated several times a day.
  • Typolexikon (in German) — A project by Wolfgang Beinert of Berlin.
  • Typomancy
  • Typophile.com — Typographic Collaboration
  • Typoretum — a blog about typography, letterpress & printing history
  • Typosemestr — Martin Amstutz’s typographic blog
  • TypoTrip — Typography on the road.
  • U&lc — ITC’s Upper & Lower Case Magazine
  • UnderConsideration — A growing network and enterprise dedicated to the progress of the graphic design profession and its practitioners, students and enthusiasts.
  • Unos Tipos Duros (Spain)
  • Upscale Typography — Tips, historic references & trends from Parachute
  • Use Typography — This blog showcases websites using interesting and unique typography. Use Typography also provides inspiration and discusses principles of typography in web design.
  • VEB Typoart — The East German Type Betriebsstätte
  • Virgin Wood Type Manufacturing Company — dedicated to making wood type using traditional techniques
  • Voice — AIGA’s online journal of design
  • We Love Typography — We Love Typography is an image, video, & text ‘bookmarking’ site that is wholly dedicated to type-related content. Think of it as a type-centric and visional delicious, if you like. Membership is by invitation only.
  • Wikipedia’s definition of typography — Frequent changes make it worth visiting every month or so.
  • Will-Harris — Graphic design, web design, writing & typography by Daniel Will-Harris
  • Wood Type Impressions — a high-resolution digital toolkit
  • Woodtyper — Edited by Nick Sherman, Woodtyper is an online journal focusing on wood type and related topics, such as large-scale lettering, decorative typefounding, letterpress printing, sign painting, penmanship, poster printing, engraving, etc.
  • Words are Pictures — Expressive & experimental typography studio in NYC
  • You Should Like Type Too — This blog is written by design Rob Keller and covers typography-related news, events, reviews and inspiration.

TYPOGRAPHIC ARCHIVES

  • Alexander S. Lawson Archive — Collected writings & bibliography educator, historian & printer Alexander S. Lawson
  • Alvin Lustig — Modern American Design Pioneer 1915-1955
  • Arts et Métiers Graphiques — Graduate thesis work of Amelia Hugill-Fontanel
  • Carl Ernst Poeschel — (In German)
  • Cary Graphic Arts Collection — Graphic arts library & digital image database
  • Charles Nypels — In the early twentieth century, Charles Nypels (1895–1952) from Maastricht, Netherlands, became renowned internationally as a typographer, publisher, printer, author and book artist.
  • Clipart ETC — 60,000 pieces (and growing) of free clipart. An online service of Florida’s Educational Technology Clearinghouse.
  • DayTypo — Daylight Font’s list of fonts, foundries, designers of the fabulous fonts from album art of the 1950′s through the 70’s. Phototype, dry transfer, etc.
  • Display — A modern graphic design book collection
  • Dr. Berlin's Foreign Font Archive — no longer actively updated, formerly a foreign language font archive for Windows
  • Edward Tufte — The work of Edward Tufte & the Graphics Press
  • Elbert Hubbard, Dard Hunter and the Roycroft Workshops — Roy R. Behrens’ essay on Elbert Hubbard, Dard Hunter and the Roycroft Workshops
  • Farber Gravestone Collection — from the American Antiquarian Society
  • Fonts In Use — from Sam Berlow, Stephen Coles, and Nick Sherman; cataloging & examining real-world typography
  • Gerald Giampa — P22′s tribute to the Fleuron Master Gerald Giampa
  • Gerrit Noordzij — Gerrit Noordzij: bibliography, interview & much more courtesy of the fine folks at Letterror
  • Goudyfonts — Ascender Corporation’s tribute to Fred & Bertha Goudy.
  • Gutenberg Bible — On this site you will find the British Library’s two copies of Johann Gutenberg’s Bible, the first real book to be printed using the technique of printing which Gutenberg invented in the 1450s.
  • Hamilton Wood Type specimens (Flickr) — Nick Sherman’s flickr account full of Hamilton wood type specimen books
  • Hatch Show Print 1994-present
  • Herb Lubalin Archives (Flickr) — Justin Thomas Kay’s flickr collection of images from Herb Lubalin’s archive at the Cooper Union in NYC.
  • IDEA: The Ismar David Electronic Archive — An online archive of artist & designer Ismar David
  • Jan Tschichold
  • John Fass — Flickr group featuring the work of John Stroble Fass, Typographer and Printer
  • John Ryder — An appreciation of John Ryder’s “Printing for Pleasure”
  • Jugend — Online collection of Jugend, the turn of the 20th century, German illustrated weekly journal of art and life
  • Letterheady — interesting letterhead designs
  • M.F. "Mac" McGrew — A tribute to the noted typographer, typographic historian, and author of the book, “American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century.”
  • Merle Armitage — Roy R. Behrens’ essay on Merle Armitage
  • Photobibliothek (German) — great source for covers and inside pages from the 16th through the beginning of the 20th century
  • Postage Stamps by Type Designers — Katran Press’s online collection of postage stamps by type designers.
  • Printers' Marks — “Printers’ Marks: A Chapter in the History of Typography” an eBook by William Roberts
  • Rare Type Specimens — Collecting rare specimen books from type foundries can be a really expensive hobby. Luckily there is a growing number of digitized type specimen books available online. The Open Library project offers a free and enjoyable way to browse in those books.
  • Recollection — An online archive of Australian graphic design: 1960-1980
  • Richard Eckersley — Roy R. Behrens’ essay on Richard Eckersley
  • Rob Roy Kelly — The collected writings & history of educator, historian & designer Rob Roy Kelly
  • Rob Roy Kelly American Wood Type Collection — A study collection compiled by noted design educator, collector, and historian Rob Roy Kelly of wood type manufactured and used for printing in America during the nineteenth century held by the Design Division of the Department of Art and Art History at T
  • Robert "Doc" Leslie — Online reference to the life & work of Robert “Doc” Leslie
  • Sheaff : ephemera — Dick Sheaff’s place for show-and-tell, wondering aloud, and wandering the trails of curiosity . . .
  • Specimenism — Digital type specimens courtesy of Nick Sherman
  • St Bride Library — St Bride Library’s collections cover printing and related subjects: paper and binding, graphic design and typography, typefaces and calligraphy, illustration and printmaking, publishing and book-selling and the social and economic aspects of the printing,
  • Swiss Type Design — a comprehensive survey of Swiss type designs, their designs & writings
  • Textile Trademarks
  • The Bentons: How . . . Changed the Type Industry — Patricia Cost’s blog charting the progress of her book about Linn Boyd Benton and Morris Fuller Benton.
  • The Book Cover Archive — For the appreciation and categorization of excellence in book cover design
  • The Digital Scriptorium — The Digital Scriptorium is an image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research
  • The History of the Book (Flickr) — The “History of the Book” Flickr set is the beginning of a wonderfully ambitious project hoping to assemble a collection of some 20,000 photos of initials, ornaments and type from Royal Library, The Hague, and the Archive at Alkmaar
  • The Jacket Museum — damn good book covers since 2007
  • The Typographic Archives — The Typographic Archives website is dedicated to preserving valued web content regarding typography and the history of printing and writing.
  • Typarchive — An ever growing typographic image archive of hand painted & three-dimensional lettering from around the world, featuring various disciplines, styles and techniques.
  • Type & Press — Fred Williams’ Type & Press at the Amalgamated Printers Association website.
  • TypeCulture — A Digital Type Foundry and Academic Resource
  • Typefoundry — Historian James Mosley’s documents for the history of type and letterforms.
  • Typo — Robert Coupland Harding’s magazine Typo, and a number of associated works.
  • Typo/graphic Posters — This site aims to become a comprehensive online directory of poster design, presenting outstanding examples of typographic design on posters.
  • Typotheque — Typotheque’s collection of texts on graphic design and typography.
  • Villatype — A record of type and lettering found in the public domain.
  • W.W. Norton Book Design Archive
  • Walker Rumble: Gatekeepers — Printers, Little Magazines, and Small Presses
  • War-Era Food Posters — from the Collection of the National Agricultural Library
  • What Walter (Hedgehog) Hamady Knows — Roy R. Behrens’ essay on Walter Hamady
  • Will Bradley — Being a Biography of the Printer, Illustrator, Designer, Art Director, Writer, Filmmaker, and Dean of American Typographers, William H. Bradley (1868-1962)
  • William Addison Dwiggins — William Addison Dwiggins: Designer. Typographer. Marionette Maker.
  • Wim Crouwel — Wim Crouwel
  • WPA Posters — a collection of 926 posters from the Works Progress Administration on the website of the Library of Congress