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Dotsies is here!
Posted 18 Sep 2013 - 12:58pm

From dotsies.org
Since latin letters (a, b, c, etc.) are optimized to be written by hand, they take up a lot of unnecessary space. Your eyes have to move at a frantic pace from left to...

How to cite and reference Typophile for academic research
Posted 8 Jul 2013 - 2:43pm

Following a request by a student asking how to cite Typophile for her graduate thesis, specifically, how to cite and reference the same person multiple times from the same thread on a forum with pages as opposed to a single scroll. I checked...

United States navy ditches ALL CAPS message format
Posted 20 Jun 2013 - 10:05pm

United States navy ditches ALL CAPS message format. (From CNN, 2013, 06, 13)

Score one for Bouma.

Goudy suggestions
Posted 11 May 2013 - 2:04pm

I am looking into purchasing the most “complete” Goudy family (SC, OSF, Blackletter, &c.) that is closest to the original which pairs well with Goudy Sans. I’d opt for a larger family that meets the afore mentioned criteria over an “authentic”...

Cattle “branding”
Posted 2 May 2013 - 2:03pm

Decoding the range: The secret language of cattle branding
A really neat article about cattle brands. Below...

Two space, or not two space?
Posted 18 Apr 2013 - 3:59pm

A little something I wrote and posted for a colleague. I can’t seem to open comments on my website and prevent span the way Jared does, so I thought I’d share it here as well. If you have any additional references, feel free to add to the list.

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Typophile merchandise?
Posted 2 Apr 2013 - 4:11am

Thoughts for Typophile merchandise? Pitch in if you like. Just a fun idea sparked from another thread. You never know, we may end up with cool matching jackets. Like a bad-ass gang, only with fonts instead of ghetto-weapons (mine is “length of chain...

L’alfabeto è nudo
Posted 1 Apr 2013 - 3:29am

Un corpo per 26 lettere: L’alfabeto è nudo

Purple phonts for Purple Day
Posted 24 Mar 2013 - 10:34pm

On 26 March, feel free to give your profile pics a purple twist in support of Purple Day. International epilepsy awareness day. — http://www....

Different pricing models for typefaces
Posted 10 Mar 2013 - 7:33pm

Keeping in mind I am not a type designer (AKA this might sound like a stupid question), and this may have been discussed in a previous thread…
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Over dinner with an (ex)photographer friend of mine we got to talking about the various...

OpenDyslexic web site feature?
Posted 26 Jan 2013 - 3:26am

I was just visiting the OpenDyslexic website and I noticed when I hovered my cursor over the page, a light grey semi-transparent horizontal bar appeared. A feature I have not seen before.

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Posting or promoting?
Posted 14 Jan 2013 - 3:10pm

It has recently come up on a few occasions as to where the line between posting for the greater good of the community and self promotion exists. A topic worthy of discussion. To the best of my knowledge Typophile has no formal policy regarding this...

iPhone & Spam
Posted 2 Dec 2012 - 11:37am

Let’s conduct an experiment in pattern recognition, shall we?

iTunes & Helvetica: Cast your vote
Posted 29 Nov 2012 - 7:26pm

iTunes 11.0 uses Helvetica for its user interface. Cast your vote:

1 = Strongly dislike
2 = Dislike
3 = Neutral
4 = Like
5 = Strongly like

Is Euclid inspired by Dessau?
Posted 26 Nov 2012 - 10:08am

Having a conversation on twitter.

This morning I was having a conversation with the foundry Swiss Typefaces (@swisstypefaces). They are in the process of designing a typeface called ...

SkyFonts: Beta
Posted 5 Nov 2012 - 3:50am

http://skyfonts.com/

Awaiting confirmation. Not quite sure how it works yet, but I’m very curious.

Disfluency disrupts the confirmation bias
Posted 4 Nov 2012 - 8:37pm

It’s quite possible I already posted this.

Hernandez, I. & Preston, J. L., (2013). Disfluency disrupts the confirmation bias. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49(1), pp 178. DOI: 10.1016/j.jesp.2012.08.010

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Open-source typefaces
Posted 30 Nov 2016 - 10:33pm

Please help compile a list of open-source typefaces.

I just came across this on twitter:

Open Baskerville

Feel free to...

Subtle increases in interletter spacing facilitate the encoding of words during normal reading
Posted 19 Oct 2012 - 8:43pm

Perea, M. & Gomez, P. (2012) Subtle increases in interletter spacing facilitate the encoding of words during normal reading.PLoS ONE 7(10): e47568. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047568

— They only measured eye movements. No...

Typographic scrabble
Posted 13 Oct 2012 - 10:02pm

You can transfer funds directly to me at typographer@gmail.com

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Can a font make driving safer?
Posted 11 Dec 2016 - 3:49pm

Can a font make driving safer? — News release...

How are calligraphy and type design related?
Posted 5 Oct 2012 - 4:07pm

I created this thread (re-directed from Tombstone typography in an effort to keep it focused) for people to discuss their different views on the relationships between calligraphy and type design.

POST ID REQUESTS ON THE MAIN TYPE ID BOARD
Posted 21 Sep 2012 - 1:42pm

Just a reminder, if you are new here, post your ID requests on the main type ID board:

http://typophile.com/typeid

NOT in one of the Solved sections.

HELP people ID fonts
Posted 9 Sep 2012 - 7:30pm

When you identify a font for someone, also include how you identified it (book, site, memory &c). That way, you are helping people help themselves at the same time. Two birds, one stone.

HELP people ID fonts
Posted 9 Sep 2012 - 7:29pm

When you identify a font for someone, also include how you identified it (book, site, memory &c). That way, you are helping people help themselves at the same time. Two birds, one stone.