July 17, 2006

The Joy of Text

Being kind of textually fixated these days, I thought I’d share some good type-related resources I’ve encountered lately:

Posted by John Nack at 11:36 AM on July 17, 2006


  • Mihai — 2:32 PM on July 17, 2006

    I wonder if the “April 1, 2005” date of the article is trying to tell us something :-)
    [Oh boy–I hope I haven’t been had. I did check a bit beforehand & manage to find that Timothy Matlack did exist & pen the Declaration, but I didn’t pursue it much further. Whatever the case I stand by my assertion that “Ж” is one robust-looking character. ;-) –J.]

  • J. Peterson — 6:27 PM on July 18, 2006

    My favorite free fun font stash is http://www.acidfonts.com. Not much there you’d use for body type, but there’s plenty of cool stuff for headlines and logos.

  • Thomas Phinney — 2:45 PM on July 31, 2006

    Yes, the Declaration of Independence “zhe” seems to be a hoax. But if it’s any consolation, it fooled a number of ATypI members when it was first posted online a year ago.

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