The Ultimate Typography Collection for Designers

This month, MyDesignShop’s Ultimate Collection is for type lovers.

The Ultimate Typography Collection for Designers includes:

Type Idea Index includes 650+ custom-created, idea-sparking examples of typography and type-intensive design. For maximum user-friendliness, these samples are organized according to the theme they express (Energy, Elegance, Order, Rebellion) and the sort of real-world application they relate to (initials, monograms, logos, headlines, paragraphs).

Handmade Type Workshop. With Handmade Type Workshop you can move beyond existing fonts to create, explore, and use original and customized letterforms. Tutorials, profiles, and showcases cover everything from creating 3D and illustrated fonts to installations, digital lettering, and photographing found type.

Typography for the People. Designers Daniel and Klaus Bellon have been photographing street typography around the world for more than 17 years. These images have served as an inspiration for their graphic design work and now they are sharing their collection in this unique book. Includes CD with 15 original fonts.

10 Secrets of Typographic Success (MP3 Download). There’s no rulebook for typographic success. But there are 10 Secrets, and Monotype Imaging’s Allan Haley is willing to share them. You’ll learn how to surprise the reader with type, when a change in typographic paradigm is appropriate, how to use type to engage an audience-and more.
Typography Now: Everything You Need to Know About Fonts On Demand DesignCast. Join Ilene Strizver in this 3-part HOW Learning Series as she explains, demystifies and demonstrates the latest technology in modern font formats, designing with type on the Web, and the opportunities and benefits for using Web fonts.

Fonts that Click: The present and future of using type on the web On Demand DesignCast. In this webcast, typographer Christian Schwartz addresses the pressing problem of type for the web. He provides a comprehensive overview of what’s at stake, and sheds light on how you, as a designer, can navigate the world of web fonts and find the best solutions for your own work.

Written on the City. Based on the Website of the same name, Written on the City is packed with over 200 color images from cover to cover. Like all inspired art, this stunning collection has its thumb on the pulse of international cities where the meanings of the messages are every bit as thoughtful as the artistry that creates them.

HOW February 2010 Download. Don’t miss the special Typography Section in the Feburary issue of HOW.

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