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View Resource FontAgent 8.7.1

FontAgent (formerly known as Font Box) can help eliminate font problems by repairing corrupt, duplicate, and unmatched fonts and creating an organized font library to eliminate font headaches. Published by Insider Software, Inc., this product can build a new organized font library and provide complete font repairs. Click on the above URL to download the free Macintosh demo. The demo will test...

http://download.cnet.com/Export-iTunes-Artwork-Automator-Act...
View Resource Sometimes maligned, sometimes celebrated, the Comic Sans typeface remains a sensitive topic in the design world

Typeface Inspired by Comic Books Has Become a Font of Ill Will http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123992364819927171.html Man of Letters: Matthew Carter http://www.csmonitor.com/2001/1016/p18s1-hfks.html Typographic http://www.rsub.com/typographic/ Ban Comic Sans http://bancomicsans.com/home.html Independent Lens: Helvetica http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/helvetica/ Killer...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2009/0424
View Resource Butterick's Practical Typography Screenshot

While simple in its presentation, Butterick's Practical Typography is perhaps the most clear and useful resource for understanding text as its own art form. Simply stated, typography is the visual component of the written word and this site is a wonderful tool for those who work with words on an everyday basis. It offers helpful reminders and even teaches those who may have never heard of the...

https://practicaltypography.com/
View Resource metaflop Screenshot

Created by Swiss designers Marco Muller and Alexis Reigel, Metaflop is an online tool that allows users to create their own fonts. While this may sound daunting, the platform makes the process easy and fun, allowing readers to familiarize themselves with typeface terms like "ascenders," "cap heights," "overshoot," "descenders," and "contrasts" in a playful, low-pressure environment. One easy way...

https://www.metaflop.com/
View Resource TypeWolf Screenshot

Typography enthusiasts, including professional graphic designers and those of us with a general fondness for font design, will enjoy TypeWolf, a website about "what's trending in type." Authored by professional designer Jeremiah Shoaf (whose clients include the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and The Washington Post to name just a few), TypeWolf features a number of interesting resources and...

https://www.typewolf.com
View Resource Font Map Screenshot

This new map is for fans of typography and machine learning alike. Created by designers at IDEO, the Font Map helps graphic designers of all stripes easily compare over 750 different fonts available on the web by seeing these fonts arranged on a map. As designer Kevin Ho explains, the team used machine learning to compare and sort these fonts (those interested in learning more about the process...

http://fontmap.ideo.com