typography

Herrick backdates emoticons to 1648?

April 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

While attending the WCF Davos Forum in March, I was lucky enough to attend a presentation by Scott E. Fahlman, widely hailed as “father of the first smiley emoticon in [...]

The single versus double space debate

February 1, 2014 // 5 Comments

This is one that’s gone, if not exactly viral, at least mildly infectious on Facebook, with writers and editors debating the pros and cons of single or double spaces [...]

The state of ebook typography

April 9, 2012 // 12 Comments

Fascinating article (I love typography) by James Felici in CreativePro.  I suggest you read the whole thing and take a look at the illustrations as well: Whether on Kindle, [...]

Typographica’s favorite typefaces of 2011

January 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

From the Typographica site: The idea is simple: I invite a group of writers, educators, type makers and type users to look back at 2011 and pick the release that excited them [...]

A typographic checklist

May 8, 2011 // 1 Comment

This checklist is from an article in Monotype Imaging’s fonts.com site.  If you go to the original article you will find links to each item on the list with an [...]
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