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Font In Logo

Search and find fonts used by world brands.

The details of UI typography

Learn how to achieve exceptional typography in your app’s user interface that enhances legibility, accessibility, and consistency.

Why this font is everywhere

How Cooper Black became pop culture’s favorite font.

Death of a Typeface

In a top-ten list of all-time best type designers, Robert Granjon (1513–90) would be up there.

Fun with Fonts

Today I launched two short multiple choice quizzes.


A typewriter effect library for React.

10 excellent font pairing tools for designers

If you're on the hunt for the perfect font combination for your next design project, look no further.

"Incalculable Loss" front page of The New York Times for Memorial Day, 2020

The newspaper publishes its first purely typographic front page in modern times, acknowledging a grim milestone in the Covid-19 pandemic.

The awesome Mac OS Catalina fonts you didn't know you had access to

Apple has recently licensed fonts from foundries such as Commercial Type, Klim Type Foundry and more to be used as system fonts on Mac OS Catalina.

The Fastest Google Fonts

For the most part, web fonts nowadays are faster than ever.

Text for Proofing Fonts

Type designers love a good pangram. Pangrams, of course, are sentences that contain each letter of the alphabet at least once.

Fonts for Complex Data

Retail displays, packaged goods, financial reports and apps all present readers with a dizzying array of data.

The United Fonts of America

Just how many fonts are named for American places?

Micro-Typography: How To Space And Kern Punctuation Marks And Other Symbols

For hundreds of years, we have been using white space in typography.

This font brilliantly subverts civil rights injustices

Redaction, by Wolff Olins’s Forest Young, anticipates being manipulated—and embraces it.

Scunthorpe Sans

A s font that fing censors swearing automatically.

How typefaces influence you

A typeface choice could influence your perception of the lawyer opening a new law office, or the coffee shop you never noticed before.

Typographic Doubletakes

While good typefaces have families of carefully related styles, some of the best typography builds unexpected relationships between unrelated fonts.

YouTube Sans: The Making of a Typeface

How YouTube created a tailor-made font that doubles as a brand ambassador.

Cesium Fonts

I always felt that our Vitesse typeface, an unusual species of slab serif, would take well to an inline.