Notebook, Resources, Typography

fontsinuse.com

Notebook: 7 October 2015 | RESOURCES | TYPOGRAPHY


If you’ve not come across it before, fontsinuse.com is a good resource site for typographers. They describe themselves as, “An independent archive for typography”. If you have a font in mind that you are thinking of using and you want to see how it looks, you simply run a search for it and it throws up lots of examples of past useage. Whereas a google image search for a font tends to just give you a ‘font catalogue’ version, fontsinuse will show you proper working examples that fontsinuse members have supplied. It also allows you to search across different formats and industries, for example: Architecture, Art, Automotive or Newspapers, Magazines, Books and so on. There are lots of great fonts to peruse including a whole bunch of historical beauties, and new fonts/finds are being added all the time.