Resources

Let me know of any links you find that you’d like to share.

DESIGN BLOGS

AIGA Eye on Design

Design Observer

Under Consideration

LOGO DESIGN

Brand New: Under Consideration’s blog section about logo design

Aaron Draplin’s Video of speed-logo-design.

LETTERERS AND CALLIGRAPHERS

Jon Contino

Allen Crawford‘s “Song of Myself”

Martina Flor

Sean Freeman

John Hendrix

Jennifer Heuer

Jessica Hische

Lettering versus Calligraphy Martina Flor vs. Giuseppe Salerno

Seb Lester brilliant calligrapher

Lynn Pauley

Elvis Swift calligrapher/illustrator extraordinaire

Dana Tanamachi Queen of chalkboard lettering

TYPOGRAPHERS

Mark Simonson

Laura Worthington many calligraphic and historic genre fonts

TYPOGRAPHY

Anatomy of Typography

Free Fonts! A recent selection of 19 free fonts

Font Classification: Allan Haley

Test drive your fonts at Wordmark

Thinking With Type

The Type Studio

Type Infographics Some amusing, some with flawed details

Type Connection Typography dating game; can you make a match?

BOOK JACKETS

Book by its Cover

The Book Cover Archive

Chris Silas Neal

Covers by Peter Mendelsund

ADOBE SOFTWARE TUTORIALS

Custom border path in Adobe Illustrator

Width tool in Adobe Illustrator

VIDEOS

Jessica Hische speaks (look at 25 minutes on in)

Word Crimes

Film Titles

Jon Contino’s BBQ sauce handlettering for Texas Monthly

Glen Weisberger hand letters with brush

Explore Syracuse: Cayetano Valenzuela

James Victore shows NYC signage

Marian Bantjes TED Talk

Stefan Sagmeister at TED talks and talks and talks

MISCELLANY

Color Gamut explained

Color palette utilities

The Dieline Website devoted to package design

Design Quotes

Gestalt Principles in Web Design

Online Bezier curve game with tutorials: suck at pen tool? Try this.

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