Every bit as interesting as the development of the typography and cartography for the London Underground. From the AIGA Journal of Design. link.
A particularly clever use of lettering in a parking garage in Melbourne, Australia, that is directional, non-obstructive, and very easy to understand and follow. As my friend, Scamper, suggests, very easy to set up using a light projector. Link
Jessica Helfand complains (accurately) that most designers don’t have a clue which typefaces to use. Link
The lucky folks at Ideas on Ideas blog snagged a great interview. The money quote: “It is my greatest fear to die stupid.” Link
From the Font Bureau’s Type 101 series, a look at how typefaces for the screen have been developed over the last 30 years.